College Counselor's Corner
The Year Ahead
Information for Seniors
Information for Juniors
Financial Aid Information
Information for Freshman and Sophomores
Information for all students
What Should I Do After High School?
There are many options available to you!
SCOIR is great for college-planning, but did you know that it can help you with career planning, too? Log-in to your account and on the home page, discover the best fit careers for you. Can we embed the link for SCOIR in the word SCOIR, here is the link.
Rutgers Career Services for High School Students offers information on pre-college career-planning, college majors & related career paths, and choosing a college major.
U.S. Department of Education: Information on career and college planning, financial aid, and links. Great tools and resources for exploring careers including: career assessment tools & tests, career research checklist, choosing a college major, and career descriptions.
Career One Stop: Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, this site has information on career exploration, education & training, resumes & interviews, salary & benefits, job searches, and other helpful resources!
U.S. News Career Center: Browse jobs by industry, get tips/advice on careers, search internships, and much more.
Mercer County Community College Career Prep: Career Prep Programs are available for high school students to get a jump-start on their college education.
2-Year College/Technical Training
Two-year post-secondary institutions offer certificate programs, professional technical programs, and transfer programs (this includes community colleges, technical colleges, junior colleges, branches of four-year colleges which focus on associate degree education, and accredited two-year proprietary schools).
Mercer County Community College
Four-year colleges and universities offer students bachelor degrees to students, which allow students to pursue a variety of careers or to pursue an advanced degree.
You can join the military any time after you turn 18.
Gap Year/Bridge Year
Students take a year off instead of going straight to college. Students use this year to explore specific interests, volunteer, expand culturally, or prepare oneself further for the college experience.
College Prep Tools
- The ACT
- Fastweb - Scholarship search site and financial aid information
- Types of Loans
- College Budgeting
- Financial Aid Process
- Loan Consolidation
- Higher Education Student Assistance Authority
- CollegeBoard and SAT
- TOEFL(Test of English as a Foreign Language)
- Duolingo Test for English Proficiency
- The Common Application
- FairTest (schools that don't require the SAT/ACT)
- The Student Loan Game Infographic
- CSS Financial Aid Profile