College Readiness

Breaking down the college application

Resources

  • Seniors and one parent need to apply for a pin number in order to electronically sign his/her FAFSA (financial aid) application. Apply at www.pin.ed.gov
  • Visit the following websites in assistance with choosing a college major: www.careercruising.com; www.monstercollege.com; www.stats.bls.gov; www.bls.gov/oco
  • All 18 year old males need to register with the Selective Service at www.sss.gov
  • Be aware of scholarship scams. Warning signs: 1) you have to pay a fee, 2) money-back offers or guarantees, 3) credit card or bank account information required, and 4) provides "exclusive" information. NEVER give out social security number, credit card or bank account numbers to unsolicited emails, text, or calls.

College/Career Websites:

1. www.careercruising.com username: Jacksonville password: district
2. www.Majors.com
3. www.CollegeOutlook.com
4. www.ChristianConnector.com
5. www.collegezone.com
6. www.CollegeOutlook.net
7. www.ecampusTours.com
8. www.HealthManagementCareers.org
9. www.nextSTEPmag.com
10. www.RecruitU2.com

Financial Aid Websites

1. www.fafsa.ed.gov (Seniors can apply after October 1, 2016)

Job Search Engine

Jacksonville Area Youth Counselor and Career Specialist located at the Job Center at 45 South Central Park Plaza. Contact Patti Sellers or Connie Pitts (phone) 243-5846 (fax) 245-0870

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