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Useful Online Resources

Useful Online Resources for College and Career Planning

Career Websites:

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?

Researching Colleges

  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.


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


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

  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.

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

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


  College comparisons


  Complete listing of every private college in New York State


  Online college information search


  Quick college search; provides links to colleges