College and Career Websites

Places to start

Peterson's Colleges (overview of college app process, links to college search)

Peterson's 3 Step College Match (Use question/answer to narrow down colleges matching your profile)

College Board Big Future -- overview of college searching by AP's College Board

College Board College Comparison tool -- use this to "compare" colleges of your choice

Princeton Review -- Find your College tool -- find by location, majors offered, etc.

BigFuture College and Career Match - pick degree of interest and find matching schools

U.S. News Best College Rankings --  Search by state, size, tuition, etc.

Other helpful sites

Colleges That Change Lives -- collection of small liberal arts colleges recommended by the book of the same name.   Focus on teaching and small classes.

Careers Sites

Bureau of Labor Statistics Career Exploration -- categories of jobs w/salary info

Princeton Review Career For You

Career OneStop -- information about technical jobs and training opportunities

O*Net Online -- detailed description of job duties in various careers

My Plan.com -- Career Exploration site with keyword searching