Useful Links

URL Notes

College Board

Great information for students and parents, register for a free account, prepare for SAT testing, register for testing

Accuplacer Testing Information

Information about the Accuplacer tests and sample questions

Academe Program An early college distance education program designed to offer qualified high school juniors & seniors University of Maine courses, using state-of-the-art teaching and learning technologies combined with on-campus experiences.
FINANCE AUTHORITY OF MAINE

A great financial aid resource, also scholarship information

Job Corps

Information related to career searches includes great section on resumes.

Register for your FAFSA Pin

 Your FAFSA pin is necessary to "sign" your completed FAFSA form. A pin is needed for both the student and a parent.

FAFSA APPLICATION SITE

 Use this site to complete your Free Application Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)... there is no charge for completing your FAFSA form.

The Career Key "What career would fit me best?" How many times have you asked yourself this question? It is a common question, and a good one. Research shows that the match between your job and your personality plays a major role in your job satisfaction and success. 

Index of Learning Styles Questionnaire

A short quiz to inform you of your learning style.

Occupational Information The O*NET system serves as the nation's primary source of occupational information, providing comprehensive information on key attributes and characteristics of workers and occupations.

WEEKLY SCHOLARSHIP ALERTS

A free, weekly scholarship search delivered to your email address.  It will contain some advertising links as well.

FAFSA4caster Obtain an early estimate of eligibility for federal financial assistance

Official Benefits Website of the US Government

GovBenefits.gov is the official benefits website of the U.S. government, with information on over 1,000 benefit and assistance programs.

FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIP WIZARD U. S. Department of Education source for free information on preparing for and funding education past high school.

Choices Planner

 Greenville High School students, you must create a portfolio in the student section using our Site ID of 1033994 and our password in lower case. (hint: password is the name of the town where Greenville High School is located.)

Financial Aid Audio Files Answers to key financial aid questions in the words of Maine's college financial aid administrators.

FASTWEB

 A free scholarship search.

Common Application The Common Application is accepted by nearly 400 colleges and universities.

Career Exploration

 Find the career that is right for you. This site matches your interests and abilities with different career options.

MAINE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES Scholarship opportunities

Get A Life

 A financial planner game sponsored by the Finance Authority of Maine.  The game matches careers with budgetting.

Career Zone Match your Holland Code to various careers

O-Net interest profiler

Complete List of Maine Colleges A complete list of Maine Colleges with web links

ZINCH SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH

 An on-line scholarship search.  Home of the 3 sentence scholarship essay!

Boys State / Girls State Information related to the American Legion's Boys and Girls State program.

COLLEGE GOLD

 Scholarship searches, strategies to win scholarships and much more!

DEPT. of LABOR SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH Search more than 7,000 scholarships, fellowships, loans, and other financial aid opportunities.

THE AMERICAN LEGION SCHOLARSHIP LIST

 VISIT ONLINE

Tri-County Technical Center Technical programs offered at TCTC in Dexter

AP4All

Advance Placement courses offered by the Maine Department of Education

Fueleducation Link connects to Aventa on-line course catalog.

University TV

 Explore, compare, contrast several different universities, videos, career information, scholarship opportunities

College Access and Career Explorations (CRAVE) Where will your career path take you?  How to connect your college major to a career.  The activation code to gain access to  college and career exploration system (Kuder Navigator) is: N3688463WPY.  Your will find a request for this code on the second page of the registration page

The Riley Guide

 contains various resources for those looking for job, career, and education information available through online resources. 

   - resume section
   - job search advice
   - comprehensive resource, going far beyond the normal job search information
   - self-assessment tools
   - networking groups
   - career counselors
   - resume template tools

Glassdoor - research/preparation for interviews
   - researching employers
   - prepping mock interviews (people post actual interview questions used)
   - insight to the interview process used by the company

America's Career Info Net

The site is sponsored by the US Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, and provides a broad range of information.
   - comprehensive and useful for a variety of users
   - functional in providing salary and career information
   - ability to search for specific jobs by state
   - providing information for specific groups (veterans, displaced workers, career professionals, business users, new to the workforce)
   - meeting other needs of job seekers (resume development, insurance information, etc.).

O'Net Department of Labor website that has tremendous information.
   - well organized
   - ties into educational pathways
   - easy to use, especially the new My Next Move section
   - use for career exploration
  - finding keywords for resume development

The Muse

- information on “finding your dream job”
   - getting career advice
   - information on free online classes to build skills
   - great career articles as well