College & Career Opportunities!!
Looking for the right school? Try searching www.collegeboard.com look under the "COLLEGE PLANNING" section...then the "Find a College" tab. On the left side, under TOOLS, choose "college search" to begin exploration. This site allows you to customize your preferences and find a good match for you!
www.AccreditedOnlineColleges.org will show you a large number of college options.
ROTC stands for Reserve Officer Training Corps. Students in each branch of the ROTC benefit from scholarships, monthly stipends and a career that is guaranteed after graduation. Students in ROTC also derive benefits from learning how to develop valued leadership skills, discipline and good physical fitness. Visit this site for more information: https://universityhq.org/resources/college-planning-guide/rotc-programs/
* The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (1726 M Street, NW, Suite 802, Washington, DC 20036 202-467-6787 or 888-ALUMNI-8 www.goacta.org) have put together a resource that ranks colleges based upon: Composition, Literature, Foreign Language, U.S. History, Economics, Mathematics and Science. Visit www.whatwilltheylearn.com for more information.
*CareerOneStop. Explore your options and plan your future with the CareerOneStop website, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration. CareerOneStop offers online career tools, resources and links to local services for job seekers and students on the pathway to career success. www.CareerOneStop.org
*eFolioMinnesota. This web-based portfolio can create a living showcase of your education, career and personal achievements. Templates for students and professionals in various industries can help you build a site with your artwork, work samples, employment history, awards and activities. www.efoliomn.com
*Get Ready for College. Learn how to prepare for, select and finance college. https://readysetgo.mn.gov/RSG/index.html
*MN CareerWise Career Search: Minnesota's career, education and job resource. CareerWise can help you ace a job interview, discover new occupations or find the training you need. https://careerwise.minnstate.edu/careers/
*MnTransfer.org. This website enables students, transfer specialists and educators to access transfer information for regional, public and out-of-state colleges and universities. www.mntransfer.org
*Minnesota WorkForce Centers. No-fee tools, resources, job search and career planning services. 1-888-438-5627 or www.mnwfc.org
*Minnesota Works.net. An online resume and job matching system that uses advanced technology to provide a faster and easier way to find that perfect job. Produced by the MN Department of Employment and Economic Development. www.MinnesotaWorks.net
* PrivateCollegeZone.org will match students with the best "fit"
*Visit college campuses near you when you have a day off from Mabel-Canton. Call ahead of time and make arrangements for a college visit so you can take a tour. On the tour, you will hear about what the school has to offer. This will give you time to ask questions and talk to other students.
*What Can I Do With This Major? Visit https://www.myplan.com/majors/what-to-do-with-a-major.php
This site will help you see the versatility of the major you are interested in. It will help you to connect majors to careers.