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Useful Online Resources

Useful Online Resources for College and Career Planning

Career Websites:

CareerZone : A search engine for those students seeking to explore career options based on interests and abilities.

O*NET : The O*NET system serves as the nation's primary source of occupational information, providing comprehensive information on key attributes and characteristics of workers and occupations.

Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) : For hundreds of job types, the OOH provides information about the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects and working conditions.

New York Job Source : Numerous jobs in New York State, including top private companies and government agencies.

What Can I Do With This Major?

http://careerservices.umhb.edu/what-can-i-do-with-this-major

 
 
Researching Colleges

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/college-search

  Useful site to help students research colleges by a number of specific criteria including location, course of study, size, support services, etc. 

Common Application

  The college application that can be submitted to more than 350 universities.

SUNY  

  Information, online applications, links to all the SUNY campuses. 

CUNY

  Information, online applications, links to all the CUNY campuses. 

Universities.com

  Searchable database of over 4,500 college and university homepages.

American Universities

  Links to the home pages of many American Universities.

College Net

  Search for colleges by name, location, enrollment, tuition, major, affiliation and sports. Also includes a scholarship search, financial aid information and other college resources.

Campus Tours

  Online source for virtual college tours, interactive maps, college webcams, QuickTime VR tours, campus movies and pictures.

Fairtest.org

  Schools that do not use SAT/ACT scores for admitting significant number of students

Petersons.com   

  Complete listings of schools in the United States, including summer programs and jobs

U.S.News  

  College comparisons

New.York.Colleges

  Complete listing of every private college in New York State

Collegeboard

  Online college information search

My.College.Guide

  Quick college search; provides links to colleges