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*Wesclin's ACT Code is 144160
*National Test Dates and Deadlines
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Wesclin's SAT Code is 144160
National Test Dates and Deadlines

Eligibility Center
*NCAA information for student-athletes that are planning to play division I, II, or III sports.   

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.



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