College & Careers

Finding Colleges that Fit Your Major/Interest

Personal Statement / Essay Writing Guides / Thoughts

Resume Template

Copy of Resume Template.docx

Virtual College Tours

60 Questions To Ask on Your College Tour _ The Princeton Review.pdf

Navigating Your College's Website

Most college websites include tabs (usually found at the top) for various parts of the college. The following is meant to help you navigate through these:

When in doubt - use the search bar or contact your academic or admissions counselor! 

Online College - Free Course Options

Note that these do not lead to a degree - they are simply to take the course for your own development/knowledge. You can also just watch the recorded lectures to see what a college lecture is like (though they are not all the same)

Resources: High School to College with a Disability

Transitioning to College

Copy of (W)here’s Your Help - Worksheet.docx
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Copy of 2023 (W)here’s Your Help_.pptx
Copy of HS Research v College Research.pptx

Paying for College Advice

NYS Excelsior Scholarship Program 

Eligibility: An applicant must:

Researching a Career Path on Google:

Other Sources for Career Outlook Information:

Professional Organizations/Associations

(Note: You might consider joining or following one in your field of interest before graduation!)

Google your career title and "professional organization" or "professional association." Most professional organizations have a board/panel of directors, an About section, a Resources, Events, Newsletter/Magazine, Education, Jobs/Careers, and other pages within their website. If there are ads, it is not likely a legitimate professional organization (unless the ads are industry-based within that field). 

Career Pathway Guides - NYS Office of Professions

New York State Office of the Professions: You want to go to this site to see the requirements (usually beyond college/technical degrees) for the following professions:

Other Careers Requiring Certification/License

Business: Starting Your Own Business Resources

Construction Trades - Career Pathways

Library-Related Careers

Library-Related Professional Organizations to start with:

Military Careers

Teacher/Educator Certification Routes

Use this site to determine the requirements for the type of teaching/teacher assistant or other type of job in education that you are looking for: 

Learn about becoming a certified teacher: 

Learn about becoming a teaching assistant: 

Learn about starting a daycare / child care center in NYS: 

Teacher/Education-Related Professional Organizations to Start with:

Career Paths Across the Disciplines

Jobs in Fashion


Internships / Volunteering