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Job Star
http://jobstar.org/index.php
Guides to writing resumes, researching careers, salaries, and more.

Monster.com
http://www.monster.com/
Behemoth online career center where you can post your resume, research jobs, apply for jobs, and get career advice.

Quintessential Careers
http://www.quintcareers.com/teens.html
Find the resources you need to find a job (full time or summer), apply for financial aid, attend college, and more!

Snag A Job
http://www.snagajob.com/
Search part-time and hourly jobs in your zip code!

Teens4Hire
http://teens4hire.org/
A website that works to help teens 14 and older find full-time, part-time, or seasonal work, as well as volunteer opportunities.


College Planning

Accredited Online Colleges
http://www.accreditedonlinecolleges.net/
Information about accredited vs. non-accredited online colleges.

 

Adventures in Education
http://adventuresineducation.org/
This site walks you through what you need to know to plan for college, whether you area middle school student, a high school student, or a parent.

America's Best Colleges

http://www.usnews.com/usnews/edu/college/rankings/rankindex_brief.php
The venerable U.S. News and World Reports college ranking.

College Board
http://www.collegeboard.com/
Learn how to plan for college, how to pay for college, how to find and apply for college, and even about the College Board tests.

College Navigator
http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/cool/
Find the right college for you. Compare over 7,000 colleges and universities across the United States.

College Search
http://www.petersons.com/college-search.aspx
Offered by Peterson's, this site creates a list of college that would be right for you based on a number of criteria that you set.

Mapping Your Future
http://www.mappingyourfuture.biz/
Resources for planning a career, selecting a school, and paying for school.

Next Step U
http://www.nextstepu.com/
Plan for your life after high school with the help of this site, which fofers articles, an online community, information for parents and counselors, career profiles and articles, and college information by state.

Peterson's
http://www.petersons.com/
Online guide to college planning that offers test prep, helps you choose the right college and learn about financial aid.

Princeton Review
http://www.princetonreview.com/
Look at school rankings, improve your standardized test scores, find scholarships, and more.

XAP
http://www.xap.com/
Offers planner guidelines, free test prep, self assessment, and the other goodies you need to explore your college choices and apply to school.

 

College Entrance Exams

ACT
http://www.act.org
The official website of the ACT.

SAT
http://www.studyguidezone.com/sattest.htm
Study Guide Zone offers an SAT test guide, practice questions, and practice flash cards.

College PowerPrep
http://www.powerprep.com/
Free online resource with study tips and software for SAT and ACT prep.

College Board
http://www.collegeboard.com/splash/
The official site of the SAT, PSAT, and SAT II exams.



Financial Aid Websites

EStudent Loan
http://www.estudentloan.com/
Site offers information about financial aid, scholarships, and helps you to compare student loans.

FAFSA
https://fafsa.ed.gov/
Official website with the online FAFSA form.

FastWeb
http://www.fastweb.com/
Database of over 1.3 million scholarships.

Federal Student Aid
http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/index.jsp
Government web site on the college application process and applying for financial aid.

FinAid
http://www.finaid.com/
Monster's financial aid site, which offers info on scholarships (including how to detect a scam), loans, savings, unique types of aid, and college cost calculators.

 

Health

 

Coalition for Positive Sexuality
http://www.positive.org/
Online sexual education resource for teens to discuss their sexuality in a safe and supportive environment.

Girls Health
http://www.girlshealth.gov/fitness/
includes links to exercise tips, how to know if your working out too hard and how to prevent work out injury

Go Ask Alice
http://www.goaskalice.columbia.edu/
Q & A for a wide variety of health issues, run by Columbia University (NYC).


Health and Information for Kids and Teens

http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm2006971.htm
The Federal Government's site for teen health issues, from the FDA (Food and Drug Administration).

Sex, etc.
http://www.sexetc.org/
This website is created for and by teens and includes not only the information you're seeking out, but also polls, expert advice, videos, and more.


Something Fishy

http://www.something-fishy.org/
A website on eating disorders, that explains issues surrounding eating disorders and offers resources to find help.

Teens Health
http://teenshealth.org/teen/
Amazing resource with articles about all aspects of health: mental health, fitness, healthy eating, drugs and alcohol, sex, etc.

 

Teen Issues

Dealing with Divorce
http://kidshealth.org/teen/your_mind/families/divorce.html
Article on how to cope with a divorce in the family.

Girl's Life
http://www.girlslife.com/
Website for Girl's Life magazine, which focuses on real girls and the issues important to them, rather than celebrities and fashion.

Stop Bullying Now
http://www.stopbullying.gov/
A website for teens and kids on what they can do about bullying.

SADD
http://www.sadd.org/
The website of the organization Students Against Destructive Decisions, which aims to help students make positive choices every day.



 

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