• College and Career Pathfinder

     

    Explore college and career resources online by using the links below.College and Career

     

    You can also use Gale's Vocations and Careers database.  Log in to LCPS GO > Library Resources > Gale (RVH) > Careers and Technology on left side of page.

     

    Visit the RVHS SCHOOL COUNSELING web page for more information about colleges, careers and scholarships!

     

     

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    Description

    American Association of Community Colleges

    Offers a community college finder.

    CampusTours

    Interactive campus tours and maps.

    Cappex

    Helps navigate the complexity of the college application process.  Provides a tailored path through the college search, application, decision and finance process.

    CareerOneStop

    Information about different occupations.

    CityTownInfo

    Showcases career options, with real-life testimonies. Provides options for those who prefer to take the career path rather than the college path.  Evaluates and compares best cities for particular jobs.

    Coalition for College

    Explore and apply to more than 140 colleges and universities.  Free online planning tools.

    College Board

    Connects students with college success.

    College Navigator

    Find the right college for you.  Site created published by the Institute of Education Sciences.

    Common Application

    Explore and apply to more than 800 colleges and universities.  Connect with virtual counselors.

    FAFSA

    Use the Free Application for Federal Student Aid to apply for federal financial aid for college.

    Headed for College

    Helps guide students and parents with a step-by-step approach to the college process.

    Myers & Briggs Foundation

    The Myers & Briggs test helps define personality traits and which careers work best with them.

    MyFuture

    Produced by the Department of Defense, with data from the Departments of Commerce, Education and Labor.  Students can investigate career, college and military service opportunities.  Offers a quiz to help students decide which path might be best.

    Niche

    Discover the schools, neighborhoods and companies that are right for you.

    O*NET OnLine

    Customized tools for career exploration.

    Occupational Outlook Handbook by the Bureau of Labor Statistics

    Career information about hundreds of occupations including trends, educational requirements and salaries.

    Peterson’s

    Helps students discover the best educational program for them.

    Real Work Matters

    Information, highlights and trends for careers that do not require a four-year degree, but do require vocational or technical training.

    Today’s Military

    Information about careers in our military service branches.

    Unigo

    Create a scholarship profile to get personalized scholarship results.

    Apprenticeship: United States Department of Labor

    Apprenticeship information for people who want to earn and learn at the same time.

    US News and World Report

    Best Colleges Ranking and college finder tool.

    What Kids Can Do

    For students whose parents never attended college.  Mostly geared toward students who are new to the United States, but can be useful for students from all different backgrounds.