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ACT
*Wesclin's ACT Code is 144160
*National Test Dates and Deadlines
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Eligibility Center
*NCAA information for student-athletes that are planning to play division I, II, or III sports.   
*http://web1.ncaa.org/ECWR2/NCAA_EMS/NCAA.jsp
 

Expected Family Contribution (EFC) Calculator estimates how much your family will be expected to contribute to the cost of college and gain insight into your financial aid eligibility http://www.finaid.org/calculators/finaidestimate.phtml 


Department of Education prime source for federal student aid programs http://www.ed.gov/


SmartMoney.com  range of topics on college education borrowing and saving  http://www.smartmoney.com/


FASTWEB scholarship information and to complete a free scholarship search http://www.fastweb.com/

 

www.iTransfer.org –The iTransfer website highlights the General Education Core Curriculum (GECC), courses for baccalaureate majors and transfer information (within the state of IL) for students, faculty, advisors, and counselors.




March 2 Success www.march to success.com
prepare for State Standardized Tests, the Armed Forces Qualification Test, SAT, and ACT free on-line, self-paced, 30 hour, 24-7 test preparation program for anyone over the age of 13


Occupational Outlook Handbook www.bls.gov/ooh/
Hundreds of occupations are featured that describe what they do, work environment, pay, etc.


College Zone www.collegezone.com
interactive tool where students can explore careers, research and choose a college, and apply for admission

http://www.ILWorkInfo.com –This website is a good tool for career exploration with information about occupations, educational requirements, schools and financial aid sources. 

          -Click on “Click here to go to the new IDES website”

          -Go to “Individuals”

          -Click on “Career Information”

          -Click on “CIS” (on left side of screen)

          -Click on “Visit CIS” 

 

For example:  to generate a list of occupations that match your skills and interests

-Click on Occupations and Employment

-Click on Occupation Sort

 

For example:  to create a list of schools that have the major you are interested in

-Click on Education and Training

-Click on School Sort

-Then click on majors at the bottom of the screen to see a list of schools that  have the major you are interested in     

 


 

ILLINOIS ASSOCIATION FOR COLLEGE ADMISSION COUNSELING - Contains key information on over 80 colleges & universities

The College Admission Update contains up-to-date, key information about colleges and universities for counselors, students, and parents. Published annually, it is a convenient resource that provides vital statistics for a large number of institutions at your fingertips.

The College Admission Update provides contact information, tuition (in & out-of-state), room & board, plus five important facts about each institution.  Click on the link below to find out more.

http://www.iacac.org/admission-update/

 

 
 

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