Structured Learning Support Programs:

 

Augsburg College (MN) - CLASS program: http://www.augsburg.edu/classprogram/index.html

American University (DC) - http://www.american.edu/ocl/asac/Learning-Services-Program-For-Freshmen-with-Learning-Disabilities.cfm\

Beacon (FL)http://www.beaconcollege.edu/

Curry College (Program for the Advancement of Learning - PAL): http://www.curry.edu/programs-and-courses/undergraduate-programs/special-programs/ld-program-(pal).html

Dean (MA) - The ARCH Learning Community: http://www.dean.edu/academics/Arch.cfm

Fairleigh Dickinson University- http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=731

George Mason University(VA) - New Century College: http://ncc.gmu.edu/

Hofstra University (NY) - http://www.hofstra.edu/studentaffairs/stddis/

Landmark College (VT) http://www.landmark.edu/ld-and-adhd-resources/

Lynn University (FL) - Institute for Achievement and Learning: http://www.lynn.edu/academics/institute

Manhattanville College (NY)http://www.mville.edu/life/student-services/disability-services/help-center

Marist College (NY) - Learning Disabilities Support Program: http://www.marist.edu/specialservices/prospect-ldis.html

Miscercordia University (PA) - http://www.misericordia.edu/misericordia_pg_sub.cfm?sub_page_id=3843&subcat_id=129

Mitchell College (CT) - Bentsen Learning Center: http://community.mitchell.edu/BLC

Northeastern University (MA)http://www.northeastern.edu/uhcs/ldp/index.html

University of Arizona - SALT program: http://www.salt.arizona.edu

University of Connecticut - BOLD program: http://www.csd.uconn.edu/

University of Denver (CO) - Learning Effectiveness Program (LEP): http://www.du.edu/studentlife/disability/lep/index.html

University of Hartford (CT) - Hillyer College: http://www.hartford.edu/hillyer/

University of Iowa - REACH program: http://www.education.uiowa.edu/services/reach/default.aspx

 

Additional Resources:

http://www.college-scholarships.com/schools/colleges-with-programs-for-students-with-learning-disabilities.- A list of colleges with comprehensive programs for students with learning disabilities

College Board -Great for researching colleges, registering for the SAT, viewing scores from SAT and PSAT, and other helpful college information

Big Future -College Board's student college tool.  Top resources for college seaching, career searching and much, MUCH more!

Princeton Review -Another college seraching tool.  Test preparation is available, college rankings, careers and majors and scholarship help.

List of SAT/ACT Prep Courses- Our resource features a comprehensive guide, expert ratings, data-driven comparisons, and unbiased reviews to help families choose the SAT/ACT prep course that best suits their students and hopefully help them get into college by helping them succeed when taking the SATs or ACTs.

AP Credit Policies- Go to this part of the college board's website to find out which colleges award AP credit and how it is transferred in.

Noodle-personalized college search tooltest prep, and information to help you get in.

www.petersons.com Test preparation; college information

www.macleans.ca/universities/tool.jsp   (for Canadian Schools)

Resource for students who are visually impaired- Resource includes school resources and legal rights, a hand-selected list of scholarships for blind and visually impaired students, as well as assistive technologies for students with visual impairments.

nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/   Center for Educational Statistics

www.unigo.com    College reviews by college students

Accredited Schools Online- Students are able to search for schools using various criteria and compare online college programs. Students can compare up to 4 schools at one time, researching how each stacks up to the next when it comes to cost, accreditation, available programs, etc.

www.fastweb.com  College materials, financial aid and scholarship help

www.cappex.com National scholarship database

FAFSA -Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Pin for FAFSA- Website to get a pin for the FAFSA

FAFSA Estimater

http://www.moneygeek.com/education/college/resources/fafsa-guide/- The Ultimate Guide to filling out the FAFSA

http://www.bestcolleges.com/financial-aid/fafsa/- Interactive Guide to Completing the FAFSA

http://www.moneygeek.com/education/college/student-loans/- Scholarship Search Tool

http://www.moneygeek.com/education/college/student-loans/- How to choose the right student loans for you

http://www.moneygeek.com/education/college/resources/debt-free-college-education-guide/- Graduating without debt

http://www.moneygeek.com/education/college/resources/college-savings-plans-guide/- College Savings Plans

www.college-scholarships.com -Scholarship website

https://www.studentscholarships.org/-Scholarship database that will send you emails every week with newly added scholarships and upcoming deadlines.  Also listed in our Weekly College & Career Newsletter.

www.online-degrees-and-scholarships.com -National Scholarships and Colleges online

http://www.onlineschools.org/guides/ Colleges/Universities that offer online courses. Organized by state.

www.studentaid.ed.gov/completefafsa -Answers to questions about the FAFSA

http://www.fsa4counselors.ed.gov/clcf/PlanningAFinancialAidNight.html -Power point about basic concepts of financial aid.  General information, good for juniors or younger.

http://www.affordableonlinedegrees.net/- Highlights the various methods of cutting costs without reducing the quality of the degree

www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/engineering-programs/scholarships/- Explore Engineering Scholarships

http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/engineering-programs/resources/-Resources and tools for Engineering Students

http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/engineering-programs/careers/- Careers in the Engineering field

http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/engineering-programs/- Comprehensive guide for Online Engineering Degrees

AccreditedOnlineColleges.org -Database of every online program offered by an accredited college in the U.S. This database includes not only a list of institutions and programs, but also in-depth information on each institution, including the specific accreditation's that each institution has.

Naked Real Estate- Guide for those interested in a career in real estate.

http://www.college-scholarships.com- Website which contains scholarship search sites, a student loan repayment calculator, a GPA calculator, lists of colleges that are HBCU, colleges for women, Catholic colleges, Christian colleges, and more!

 

Graduate and Doctorate Programs:

http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/masters-programs/- Affordable masters degree programs

www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/doctorate-programs/- Affordable doctorate programs



 

 



 

 

CareerOneStop from the U. S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration is designed to help students, parents and career advisors explore career and education options. The Explore Careers section includes hundreds of career videos.

The Occupational Outlook Handbook from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics is a massive guide to all types of careers. The Web version is searchable by keyword, and each entry describes an occupation, qualifications, salary information, and future outlook for the profession.

The School to Careers website from Iowa Public Television provides access to a large database of career information that can be searched by keyword, occupation, career path, or school subject. Each entry includes a description of the career, a story about someone in that career, and a short video clip.

MissingMajor.com from the California Community Colleges is a lighthearted, video-based career exploration.

Working in the 21st Century features a slide show with many charts and graphs summarizing employment statistics in the US today. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics provides this site which serves as a nice introduction to a careers unit.

Eastern Washington University Career Wiki is a nicely designed career portal with sections such as Find the Right Career, What Can I do with a Major in..., Resume & Cover Letter, Occupations A-Z, and more. Designed for college students but many of the resources will be useful for high school juniors and seniors.

What Can I do with a Major in... from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire gives students a brief outline of possible careers made possible by a whole variety of college degrees.

Go Global: the International Careers website from the University of Wisconsin-Madison is designed for UW students interested in international careers, but information and links on the site can be useful for others interested in exploring the field.

Careers from the Asia Foundation lets students learn about careers such as Conflict Prevention, Youth Exchange, Foreign Service, Global Health and International Law through interviews with practicing professionals.

LifeWorks from the National Institutes of Health Science Education Office lets middle and high school students explore more than 100 medical science and health careers by title, education required, interest area, or median salary. The "Career Finder" feature will generate a customized list of careers based on answers to questions about your skills and interests.

The Career Center from Access Excellence describes many different careers in the growing field of biotechnology and includes interviews with biotechnology leaders.

Careers in Agriculture from the Agriculture Council of America briefly describes various fields within the industry. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services also highlights a range of Careers in Agriculture.

Career Information from NASA features lots of information from the National Aeronatics and Space Administration about careers in science and engineering, flight, astronomy, aeronautics, earth science and more.

Computer Science Career Guide from the Vocational Information Center has links to many different computer science job descriptions, which include information such as daily activities, skill requirements, salary and training required. Also, Build Your Career from the IEEE Computer Society has contains information about computer-related occupations, including college preparation.

Dot Diva encourages high school and college aged girls to explore the vast potential for careers and creativity in the computer science field.

Tomorrow's Doctors: Considering a Medical Career from the Association of American Medical Colleges offers information on medical careers and preparing for college and medical school.

The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy provides Pharmacy Career Information.

All About Engineering from the National Society of Professional Engineers describes a variety of engineering careers and outlines educational requirements. Meet the Engineers profiles engineers with interesting stories.

A Sightseers Guide to Engineering shows sites all over the country that highlight "how engineers turn ideas into reality."

The Junior Engineering Technical Society guidance brochures help high school students understand what engineering is, what engineers do, and how to prepare for an engineering career.

Engineer Girl! from the National Academy of Engineering includes information about different engineering careers, profiles of women in engineering, and more.

The Revolutionaries from the Tech Museum of Innovation interviews some of Silicon Valley's technology and science pioneers, focusing on their early interests in science, advice for young people excited by technology today, and thoughts about the future.

Environmental Careers: Opportunities for Students from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency links to career and internship resources in the environmental field.

Working in the Aquatic Sciences from the American Society of Limnology and Oceanography explains how students can prepare for careers in aquatic science.

Marine Science Careers from Sea Grant profiles and gives salary information for marine biologists, oceanographers, ocean engineers, and professionals in related fields.

Zoo and Aquarium Careers from the American Zoo and Aquarium Association describes a variety of careers and required training.

Paleontology Careers from the Paleontological Research Institution describes what it takes to study the history of life on earth. The Society of Vertebrate Paleontology also features Paleo Profiles with questions and answers from a working paleontologist.

Retail Careers Center from the National Retail Federation describes the retail industry and explores opportunities, training and resources.

Start Here, Go Places is a website about careers in accounting from the he American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

Becoming a Journalist from the society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) highlights requirements and opportunities for those planning a journalism career.

Graphic Design: A Career Guide from the American Institute of Graphic Arts contains information about the field and how to find educational programs.

Careers in Culture explores careers in Cultural management, Film and Broadcasting, Heritage, Live Performing Arts, Music and Sound Recording, New Media, visual Arts and Crafts and Writing and Publishing. This site from the Cultural Human Resources Council of Canada includes information on how to get started in each of these careers as well as profiles of professionals.

A Day in the Life of a Park Ranger from the National Park service gives an idea of life in this career. The Park Service also provides a career guide and more information about permanent, seasonal, intern and volunteer positions.

Military Career Guide Online from the DOD (Department of Defense) Center outlines employment opportunities in the different branches of the military and gives details on 152 enlisted and officer occupations.

Job Center of Wisconsin from the Department of Workforce Development offers an online job search service, as well as a library of career videos.

JobStar, created by librarians in California, provides career information and an excellent set of links to career sites on the Web.

Major and Career Profiles from the College Board presents detailed descriptions of many occupations including working conditions, qualifications, job prospects, salary information, and related jobs.

The University of Missouri Career Center offers resources for students, parents and career educators, including the Career Interests Game that helps students match their interests and skills with possible careers.

The Keirsey Temperament Sorter supplies a system for self-assessment of temperament that is sometimes used to help students decide on career paths.