College and Career Resources
Thinking of applying to college? Not sure what type of college or major is best for you? Wondering about the differences between public vs. private colleges or between a small liberal arts school and a large state school? Want to know college application deadlines? Curious to learn what those college admissions and financial aid terms mean?
College Board BigFuture™ tool gives students free, comprehensive college planning resources. Make personalized college lists, save scholarship searches, and compare college costs
Does your student need a little tutoring help? Khan Academy provides the next best thing through a library or lessons and important information created by content experts. Khan Academy delivers free, supportive, and interactive content. Currently, Khan Academy is being especially attentive to at-home and helping families create helpful schedules.
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ACT Academy™ is a free online learning tool and test practice program designed to help students get the best score possible on the ACT test.
Through video lessons, interactive practice questions, full-length practice tests, educational games, and other materials targeted to your academic needs, ACT Academy provides you with a personalized study plan based on your previous scores from The ACT® test, PreACT®, official ACT practice tests, and in platform diagnostics.
Provides step by step video guides to filling out the FAFSA and a link to the site for completing the FAFSA form.
CampusTours provides virtual tours of 1700+ colleges and universities, enabling students from across the county to explore many different types of campus communities.
You Visit makes virtual tours from over 600 colleges available. Tours can be selected based on criteria such as tuition, enrollment size, location, and two- or four-year degree programs.
College Raptor helps students and families identify the colleges that will best fit their needs. Their college rankings are based on a database of publicly available data collected from a variety of sources. Their rankings weigh a variety of factors that include the first-year retention rate, four-year graduation rate, and student-to-faculty ratio (among others).
The Career Explorer at KYStats provides information about career fit for high school students. Students can search careers based on expected salary, skills and education needed, and other factors.