Career Planning

College Planning

Financial Aide Handout

Careers/College Planning

Career Planning
http://www.nj.gov/education/cte/resources/tools/exploration.htm (Great site for CAREER EXPLORATION RESOURCES - You can have access to top jobs, career tests, information on salary, etc...)
http://www.bls.gov/ooh Information about the nature of work, working conditions, training and education, earnings, and job outlook.

Admission Options
Many students are not sure what the difference is between early decision and early action and the pros and cons. Read collegeboard's and NCAC's articles to get a better idea and see your counselor if you are still unsure which option you should choose.

Early Decision vs Early Action

College Search

College Board's College Search
College Greenlight
College Results
College Navigator
CollegeView Search
Guide To Online Schools
Online Colleges
US News College Search
NJ Institutions of Higher Education
Education Abroad

Criminal Justice Programs Search

Specialty Links
Common Application
Black College Common Application
Universal College Application
Early Action Colleges
Early Decision Colleges
Colleges by Majors wiki
UNIGO: College reviews by college students
Students' Review
College Suggestor
College InSight Data MatchCollege
Applying to School
Make a Plan
AP Credit Policy Info
How College Admission Works
College Graduation Rates
Virtual CampusTours
Zinch be Discovered
National College Fairs
NJ EOF Programs

Personality Styles Influence College Choice
College Personality Quiz
Personal Inventory

College Rankings
US News "Best College" Listing
US News: World's Best Universities
America's Best Colleges 2019 - Forbes
Washington Monthly College Rankings
PrincetonReviews Rankings
Top 5 Online Colleges

Links to HBCU info

Black College Common Application
CollegeView HBCUs Black ExcelThe Black Collegian


Students with Disabilities
College Programs for Students with Disablities
College Success for Students with Disabilities
Going to College

Tackling Disparities in Finances for Black and African Americans


College Athletics
NCAA Online
NCAA Eligibility Guidelines
NCAA Eligibility Center
NCAA Division II Teams
Division III (D3) Search
D3 Sports

Undocumented Students
NACACs' Special Journal Issue
Resources for Undocumented Students
Advising Undocumented Students
Undoc Resources for School Counselors
Top 10 Ways to Support Undocumented Students
College Advising Guide for Undocumented Students
Undocumented Students Financial Aid Financial Aid Advisory
CUNY Citizenship & Immigration CenterImmigration Demographics
United We Dream

Paying for School

Understanding Loans

Careers in Demand in NJ

Career in Demand in NJ

Medical Schools in NJ

Becoming a Doctor

Local Premedical Schools

Note you do not need to go to a school with

a premedical program to be accepted to a medical school.

Medical Schools in NJ

Art Careers
Art Careers
Nursing Programs in NJ

Nursing Programs in NJ

Radiology Programs in NJ

Radiology Technician Programs in NJ

Trade School Information

Trade School Information
Choosing a Vocational School

General Technical Schools

New Jersey Next Stop
NJ Technical School Search

NJ Technical Schools by County NJ Public Tech School Search
NJ Vocational & Tech Schools
Vocational Schools Database
Technical Schools Guide
Occupational Programs in NJ Public Schools NJ TrainingSources
Education Online Search
Career Education Explorer
Universal Technical Institute
Lincoln Tech
Pennco Tech
York Technical Institute
Williamson Free School of Mechanical Trades
Omega Institute
Pennsylvania Institute of Technology
Engine City
Truck Driving and CDL Training

Art Schools

Art Institute of Philadelphia
Hussian School of Art
Antonelli Institute

Business/Computer Schools

DeVry University
Harris School of Business
Fairleigh Dickinson University Computer Career Institute
Cittone Institute
Peirce College
Katherine Gibbs School
Chubb Institute
American School of Business
Berdan School for Medical Secretaries
Stuart School

Cosmetology Schools

Rizzieri Institute
Empire/Gordon Phillips Beauty School
Learning Institute for Beauty Sciences
Beauty School Resource Center
Beauty School Directory
Massage Therapy

Culinary Schools

Academy of Culinary Arts
The School of Culinary Arts
JNA Institute of Culinary Arts
The Culinary Institute of America
Baltimore International College
Johnson & Wales University
Montclair University
Peterson's Culinary School listing

Medical Technology & Nursing

Medical Assistant Information - emedicalassistant
Medical Assisting
Medical Assitant Schools
Nursing School Degrees
To Be a Nurse...
Nurses Change Lives
Nursing as a Career in New Jersey
Search for Nursing Schools
Nursing Degree Information
ADSPN Diploma Schools of Professional NursingOur Lady of Lourdes School of Nursing
Berdan Institute for Health Professionals
American Association of Colleges of Nursing
Ultrasound Technician
Health Administration
CNA Classes

Modeling Schools

Barbizon School of Modeling
John Robert Powers

Armed Services and Military Academies

U.S. Air Force - http://www.airforce.com/
U.S. Army - http://www.goarmy.com/about/index.jsp
U.S. Marines - http://www.marines.com/
U.S. Navy - http://www.navy.com/careers
U.S. Coast Guard - http://www.uscg.mil/
U.S. Air Force Academy - http://www.usafa.af.mil/
U.S. Military Academy -https://www.westpoint.edu/
U.S. Naval Academy - http://www.usna.edu/admissions
U.S. Coast Guard Academy - http://www.cga.edu/
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy- http://www.usmma.edu
Army ROTC- http://www.goarmy.com/rotc/
Navy ROTC- http://www.nrotc.navy.mil/
Air Force ROTC- http://www.afrotc.com/

The decision to apply to a service academy or an ROTC program should begin in the summer prior to entering the senior year. Students should contact the offices of their national Representative or Senators in order to become familiar with the process of securing a nomination.