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My Skills My Future


U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
http://myskillsmyfuture.org/
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Sponsored by the US Department of Labor, this site is the source for employment information and inspiration and has tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals.

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International Visual Literacy Association (IVLA)


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http://ivla.org/new/what-is-the-ivla/
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Information link containing visual literacy resources. Visual Literacy refers to a group of vision-competencies a human being can develop by seeing and at the same time having and integrating other sensory experiences.

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Make a Career Plan


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http://www.knowhow2go.org/seniors_explore.php
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A 10-step guide to creating a career plan through exploring interests.

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Develop your College Scholarship Strategy


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http://www.collegeboard.com/parents/pay/scholarshi...
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This guide provides information on college scholarships. If you and your child decide to invest your time in a search for scholarships, it's important to have an organized system to find, apply for, and win scholarship money. It’s also best to start early.

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Federal Students Aid


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https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/grants-scholars...
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Comprehensive resource list for all federal student aid programs, including grants, and scholarships

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College Affordability and Transparency Center


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http://collegecost.ed.gov/catc/
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An easy-to-use website that identifies the most reasonably-priced universities, as well as the institutions whose prices rise at the highest rates.

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Financial Aid FAQs


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http://www.collegeboard.com/student/pay/add-it-up/...
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Answers to frequently asked questions regarding financial aid.

Adult Students--College Preparation Checklist


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http://studentaid.ed.gov/students/publications/che...
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If you’ve never been to college, or started but never finished, this page is for you. Need to improve your skills or knowledge? Find a new career path?

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Questions About College Life


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http://www.college.gov/wps/portal/!ut/p/c5/04_SB8K...
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Young people asked these questions about college life. The answers come from current college students. Browse by topic, view the question of the week or read them all

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College Application FAQs for Parents


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http://www.collegeboard.com/parents/apply/college-...
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Answers for parents to frequently asked questions regarding the college application process.

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College Application Checklist


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https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/get-in/applying...
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Use this checklist to stay on top of application requirements, tasks, and deadlines.

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College Navigator


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http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/
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Use the College Navigator to find a school that meets your needs. Web-based tool designed for choosing which college that decision much easier by providing students and their families with an easy-to-use website that identifies the most reasonably-priced universities, as well as the institutions whose prices rise at the highest rates.

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Baby Boomers Keep Learning with Continuing Education Classes


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http://www.usnews.com/education/best-colleges/arti...
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An article discussing obtaining an online education (e.g., program certificate, associate's or bachelor's degree) in order to advance or transition into a new career field.

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Turn Education in to a New Job


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http://www.usnews.com/education/articles/2010/04/1...
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The education requirements necessary to advance in your current field or transition into a new career vary by field but often include getting a program certificate or an associate's or bachelor's degree. Most of these education requirements can be completed online, so you can keep your day job while preparing for your new one.

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College Search


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https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/college-search
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Search for colleges & universities by a variety of filters, including selectivity, type of school, location, housing, majors, cost, and more from a database of more than 3,800 institutions.

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SAT Suite of Assessments. Practice.


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https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/prac...
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Prepare for the SAT with practice questions to find your strengths and weaknesses on the SAT through Khan Academy.

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College.gov


U.S. Department of Education (ED)
http://www.college.gov/wps/portal/!ut/p/c5/04_SB8K...
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This site is intended to be the go-to source for information and resources about planning, preparing and paying for postsecondary education (such as 2- or 4-year colleges and universities, as well as vocational or career schools). The site is being built by the U.S. Department of Education in collaboration with students.

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La universidad: el sueño comiena hoy (College: the Dream Begins Today)


U.S. Department of Education (ED)
http://www.ed.gov/blog/2011/04/a-mother%e2%80%99s-...
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A Spanish-language video (approximately 6 minutes long) that highlights the need for students to begin thinking about college long before they enter high school.

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Art of writing college essays


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http://www.educationnation.com/index.cfm?objectid=...
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Jacques Steinberg, a New York Times national education correspondent, shares tips on how to write a first-class essay when submitting a college application.

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10 Online Learning Tips: Going Back to Basics


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http://iseekinteractive.org/blog/?p=2558
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Online college students begin the first day of classes with many different levels of preparation. Some have a little college experience. Others begin right after high school, and still others pursue a college degree after many years in the workforce. Whatever your age or number of credits under your belt, follow these tips to get the most out of your online learning experience.

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