This page hosts a variety of resources for juniors & seniors who are seeking information on college, career, and financial planning.

 

ADVANCED PLACEMENT & STANDARDIZED TEST PREP

Resource Description
Advanced Placement The AP Program offers college-level courses and exams that you can take in high school.
Cambridge International Every year nearly a million Cambridge learners prepare for their future with an education from Cambridge International. Together with schools we develop Cambridge learners who are confident responsible reflective innovative and engaged – equipped for success in the modern world.
International Baccalaureate For students aged 3-19. IB programs challenge students to excel in their studies and encourage both personal and academic achievement.
College Board Free Practice for SAT with Khan Academy

 

SCHOLARSHIPS & FINANCIAL AID

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Asian Pacific Community Fund Various scholarships available through partners.
Athletic Aid Sports scholarships; financial aid; and college search resources for students and student athletes.
Black Excel Over 200 scholarships for minorities.
Cappex Our mission is to move every student closer to day one at the college that’s right for them. With the most current and complete profiles of every college in the United States; a multi-billion dollar scholarship database; advanced matching algorithms; and direct connections with colleges we get students from wherever they are now to their first day on campus.
College Success Foundation This resources contains scholarship listings as well as information on programs to help from high school through college. College Success Foundation provides a unique integrated system of supports and scholarships to inspire underserved & low-income students to finish high school; graduate from college; and succeed in life.
Courage to Grow Scholarship Courage to Grow Scholarship eligibility: You must be a junior or senior in high school or college student with a minimum GPA of 2.5 or better (for U.S. citizens only). $500 One scholarship a month is given.
Dick Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarships A $1000 Scholarship for those affected by auto accidents.
FAFSA Federal Student Aid official website.
Fastweb Fastweb is a scholarship search engine.
GET (Guaranteed Education Tuition) Scholarships and financial planning for private and public schools.
Federal Student Aid FAFSA Federal Student Aid official website has the free application for federal student aid & college bound access.
Incight For students with disabilities or students with parents with disabilities.
National Collegiate Athletic Association College-bound student-athletes preparing to enroll in a Division I or Division II school need to register with the NCAA Eligibility Center to ensure they have met amateurism standards and are academically prepared for college coursework. Are you ready to play college sports? Download this brochure to find out.
Perry Technical Institute Scholarships Perry Tech is committed to offering programs that meet the real needs of industry; programs are hands-on and can be completed in one to two years.
Sallie Mae College funding resources including scholarship search.
Scholarship America College funding resources including scholarship search.
Scholarship Junkies View available scholarships and get help with scholarship applications.
Scholarships for Schools Scholarship directory.
The Washboard Washboard connects Washington students of all types with Washington scholarship providers for free. Whether you’ll be attending in state or out you save time by entering your profile once and letting us find the scholarship opportunities that fit.
Washington State Opportunity Scholarship Baccalaureate and Career & Technical scholarships available.
Washington Student Achievement Council Washington State College and Career resources for career planning and financial aid.
WSU Tri-Cities Scholarships WSU Tri-Cities awards more than $275k in scholarships to students who have ability and aptitude but need resources to help them reach their goals and aspirations.

 

COLLEGE & CAREER EXPLORATION

Resource Description
High School and Beyond Plan The High School & Beyond Plan revolves around three questions: Who am I? What can I become? and How do I become that?
Quest Bridge QuestBridge is a powerful platform that connects the nation's brightest students from low-income backgrounds with leading institutions of higher education and further opportunities.
Ready Set Grad Ready Set Grad helps students earn their high school diploma and postsecondary credential. We are your resource to find; pay for; and complete the education path that’s right for you or the student in your life.
Real Work Matters This is a resource for people interested in a non-traditional education path. We have a large database of schools with professional training – including technical schools; vocational schools; trade schools; and community colleges in all 50 states. Our database includes both on-campus and online programs along with information on how to get a high school diploma online.
Princeton Review This site provides results of a survey in which college students rate the schools they are attending. You can also get guidance on going to college; choosing a career; and access to Princeton publications on college financial aid choices. Also offers test prep and online tutoring on a fee basis.
Ron Brown Scholar Program Recipients are young African Americans of outstanding promise who are offered academic scholarships; service opportunities; and leadership experiences.
University of Washington United we Dream Our focus is supporting middle and high school students in the greater Puget Sound area with college access and post-secondary planning through near peer mentorship.
Washington State Gear Up Resources to prepare for college.
Washington Career Bridge Explore Careers. View Job Trends.
Washington State Community and Technical Colleges Finding the right career involves more than guesswork. You need to know which jobs are in-demand; what they pay; and how they match to your interests and strengths. Get started here.
Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board Financial aid information and scholarships.

 

OTHER

Resource Description
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Tax agency that houses important information and tax benefits relating to education.
Student Exchange Programs Through our Professional Student Exchange Program some 14000 professionals – most in healthcare – have received home-state support when enrolled in programs in another Western state; the majority of them remain in the region to practice their careers. In 2014-15 some 660 students enrolled in the program which offers 10 fields of professional education.
TurboTax College and education tax tips.