College and Careers
COLLEGE ADMISSION INFORMATION – COVID-19 Student Resource Center.

This hub is where we are gathering the resources students need to stay informed and stay on track with things like virtual college tours, application deadlines, standardized testing changes, and movement in acceptance deposit dates.
Learn More Here.Click here for the links to all Oklahoma College, University and Technology Centers application

While in-person campus tours are on hold, Oklahoma colleges and universities invite students to visit their campuses virtually! OKcollegestart.org has gathered links to these tours in one location for you to share with students and families. You do not have to log into an OKcollegestart account to access the information. Please feel free to visit the OKcollegestart.org Facebook page to share our post regarding virtual campus tours or share this link with students and families: https://okcollegestart.org/College_Planning/Explore_Schools/Explore_Schools.aspx.

Free College Mentor

We’ve partnered with UStrive, a free, online mentoring program, students get an opportunity to connect with a mentor who can help them navigate college enrollment and financial aid, right from their phone or computer. Students can connect with a UStrive mentor today.

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If you need a recommendation letter from your counselor please fill out the Request for Letter Recommendation form and return it to your counselor.  Turn in the Recommendation Form at least two weeks before the deadline. 

www.gotocollegefairs.com Register online today at www.gotocollegefairs.com to attend the college fairs.  Click here for more information.
https://register.gotocollegefairs.com/Registration/StateSelect
Okcollegestarts.org Explore Oklahoma Colleges
Okcollegestarts.org Explore Careers
UCanGo2.org   Resources to help you plan, prepare and pay for college.
Mapping Your Future Explore careers & prepare for college
Occupational Outlook Handbook The profiles featured here cover hundreds of occupations and describe What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes BLS employment projections for the 2010–20 decade.
https://www.chegg.com/schools Explore Colleges
https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/ New – compare schools by major, cost, salary after attending and much more from the U.S. Department of Education
http://www.consumerfinance.gov/paying-for-college/compare-financial-aid-and-college-cost/ Compare college costs and financial aid offers to see how they might impact you down the road. Just researching schools?
www.OKCareerGuide.org (Free)
Click on Create an Account, Select I am a high school student, then click next steps. Complete the four-step registration process and click on Sign me up to access the home page.
Oklahoma Career Guide will help you explore a world of possibilities, make decisions about your future, and prepare for the next step in your education and career planning journey.
Oklahoma College Assistance Program CAP
http://www.ocap.org/index.shtml
The Oklahoma College Assistance Program (OCAP), provides college access, aid awareness, financial literacy and student loan management programs and services that benefit students, parents, schools and community partners.

 

Additional Career Resources

Career Interest Survey 

Degree vs. On-the-Job Training

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