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If you are confused about which college to attend, you aren’t alone. It’s a big decision!! Make sure you do your homework about all the colleges that are open to you across the U.S. If possible, we strongly recommended visiting as many of your choices as you can so start your search early!

There are many college search engines out there.  We suggest you try a few sites.  Each site has different features that may help in your decision and fit your particular needs.  Here is a few that our counseling staff really like:










California Colleges Information Site: 

Entrepreneur Programs (for people who want to start a business): 

Association of Independent California Colleges & Universities: 

College Campus Tours: 

Historically Black Colleges and Universities:                                                                             www2.ed.gov/about/inits/list/whhbcu/edlite-index.html

National College Fairs:                                                                           www.nacacnet.org/EventsTraining/CollegeFairs/ncf/Pages/default.aspx

Performing & Visual Arts College Fairs:                                                                                 www.nacacnet.org/EventsTraining/CollegeFairs/pva/Pages/default.aspx

Peterson’s College Search Program:  

Tribal Colleges and Universities:  



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If you want to be overwhelmed, type "college admissions information" into
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Trying to decide what you want to do for the rest of your life is a very difficult decision. Many adults still do not know what that is! Should you continue with your education or is transitioning to the working world the right choice for you? The easiest way to make tough decisions is to be informed and this site is designed to help you navigate through many of the great resources available, which can lead you down the path to the perfect career!

Who Do U Want 2 Be

This site contains information on California high school and community college courses, career options, and financial assistance. This site provides information about the right courses to take in high school and community college so that students have the opportunity to turn their passion into a great job and a great future.

The site also includes:


  1. Pathways to Success: Information on all Industry sectors
  2. Information on salaries
  3. Links to other great CTE resources



California Career Center : www.calcareercenter.org

California Colleges Career Information:  www.californiacolleges.edu/career/career.asp

CollegeBoard Career Browser:  www.collegeboard.com/html/careerbrowser.html

Occupational Outlook Handbook:  www.bls.gov/oco/

U.S. Dept. of Labor:  http://stats.bls.gov/


Career Assessment websites:

http://career-advice.monster.com//job-search/career-assessment/jobs.aspx

www.careeronestop.org/studentsandcareeradvisors/studentsandcareeradvisors.aspx


Animal Career Sites

American Assoc. of Equine Practitioners:  www.aaep.org/

American Veterinary Medical Assoc.:  www.avma.org/

American Zoo and Aquarium Assoc.:  www.aza.org/

Animal Behavior Society:  http://animalbehaviorsociety.org/

Dolphin Trainer:  www.dolphintrainer.com/

Elephant Sanctuary:  www.elephants.com/

 

Healthcare Career Sites

www.healthcareers.org/

www.discovernursing.com/

 

Sheriff and Fire Department Explorer Programs for Teens Sites

www.lasdhq.org/recruitment/reserve/explorer/index.html

http://fire.lacounty.gov/ProgramsEvents/YouthFireExplorer.asp