College & Career Resources

College & Career Resources

Choosing the college or university that's right for you is the first step toward successfully earning your degree. Click here.
Choosing a degree program that's right for you will set you on the path to success in school and toward a challenging career after graduation. Click here.

Knowing the admission requirements for colleges and universities is the first step to gaining acceptance to the school of your choice. Taking the right courses and getting good grades will put you on the path to success. Click here.
Coursera course offered by the University of Pennsylvania Admissions Office, covering topics including self-assessing for college readiness, selecting colleges to apply to, the application process, and financial aid.  This class is free, with new registration occurring every 4 weeks. Click here

Coursera course offered by the University of Washington, covering topics including how colleges/universities operate, academic expectations, study strategies, campus life, and financing your education. Can be taken as a 4 week class or resources can be explored independently (approx 4-5 hours) - free resources include videos and readings. Click here
Khan Academy is a nonprofit organization offering free online coursework covering a range of topics including test prep (SAT. GMAT, MCAT), college and career prep, and personal finance for recent high school and college graduates. Khan Academy also offers academic-based coursework in high-school and college level math, science, and history subjects (including Advanced Placement classes). Click Here

Earning a high school diploma opens the door to college and challenging 21st century careers. High school graduates earn one-third more, over a lifetime, than students who drop out of school. Click here.
This website offers rankings and detailed profiles of online college programs, including lists of programs targeted to specific student populations and career paths. Click here

The Bureau of Labor Statistics at the US Department of Labor includes a range of career readiness resources for students K-12, including career profiles, a career interest self-assessment, and resources for identifying industry growth in specific geographic locales. A useful resource for mentees to explore independently or with their mentor. Click here


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