CESDP | YOUTH PROGRAMS
 
Links
  • www.knowhow2go.org - Big dreams and good grades aren't enough to get into college. KnowHow2GO is a national public service campaign designed to inform young people about the actual steps they need to take to make their college dreams a reality. The campaign includes television, radio, print, outdoor and interactive advertising. It is sponsored nationally by the American Council on Education, Lumina Foundation for Education and the Ad Council. For more information visit KnowHow2GO.org.
  • www.micron.com/k12 - For students, teachers and parents. Inclures a student site for career awareness, lesson plans, "how -to" information on implementing an e-mail mentor program and more.
  • www.number2.com - Number2.com's online test preparation courses are free! Includes user-friendly tutorials, practice sessions that dynamically adapt to each student's ability level for the ACT, SAT and GRE.
  • www.actstudent.org and www.act.org - Information on ACT testing
  • www.fafsa.org - Information, practice forms and online application for federal student aid.
  • www.fsa4counselors.ed.gov - a site for counselors to help guide students
  • www.studentaid.ed.gov - Your source for free information from the US department of Education on preparing for and funding education beyond high school. Find the links for elementary, middle and high school students.
  • http://www.mapping-your-future.org/index.html - A Web site for students and parents with information on financial strategies, career options and college planning. Great for middle school.
  • www.collegetoolkit.com
  • www.collegegoalsundayusa.org -Line-by-line FAFSA in English andSpanish.
  • www.studentaid.ed.gov -For counselors. Contains financial aid materials, tested w/low income families.
  • www.showmethefuture.org -Online life skills and financial literacy game. Helps students learn basic skills in financial planning, goal setting and decision making.
  • www.campuscareercenter.com -Information on entry level jobs, internships and more.
  • www.adventuresineducation.org/MiddleSchool/index.cfm -College prep for middle school students.
  • http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/cool/ -Information on admission requirements at each school or university in the US.
  • www.nacacnet.org - Provides info on transition to college
  • http://www.hostmerchantservices.com/articles/teen-debt/ - Provides pros and cons of students using credit cards