My Career Toolkit: Education and Scholarships

Launch (or advance) your career by gaining an education and securing financial aid.

Education
  • The College Board: Exam preparation for SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, and AP; college browsing and planning tools; guides for college admissions, grants, scholarships, and financial aid; and overviews of college majors and careers.
  • LGBTQ Students and College Affordability: List of on-campus organizations, initiatives, academic programs and other components indicative of LGBTQ-friendly college campuses in the United States. Also includes lists of scholarships and national resources for LGBTQ students.
  • The Connectory: Database of events, programs, activities, and volunteer opportunities for young people interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers (STEM).
  • Girls Who Code: Nonprofit organization in the United States dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology, providing immersion programs and clubs for high school girls.
  • National Girls Collaborative Project: Resources designed to strengthen networks and advance STEM education/careers for girls in the United States, including mini-grants, webinars, statistics, research reports, and a directory of STEM-related programs and opportunities.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook: Database of career profiles, including responsibilities, education and training requirements, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.
  • O-Net: Search or browse detailed career profiles, featuring tasks, required knowledge, skills, education and training requirements, pay, and outlook for over 900 occupations.
  • Women’s College Coalition: Database of women’s colleges across the United States, testimonials, and guides to selecting colleges for students, parents, advisors, and Coalition members.
Scholarships

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