Resources

Resources for post-high school success

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Applying for Financial Aid

A helpful document explaining types of aid, what you need to complete the FAFSA, what happens after you submit the FAFSA, and other helpful FAFSA information.

Video introducing the FAFSA mobile app

FAFSA Mobile App

Want to complete a FAFSA form on your phone? They have an app for that! Watch the introductory video and get the download links by clicking read more.

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Military Scholarships

This web page has information on a variety of grants and scholarships for military members and their families attending college. It has helpful information about each award, deadlines for application, and award amounts.

Scholarships.com - Military Scholarships
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ROTC Programs

Learn more about the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC), a college program offered at many colleges and universities across the United States that prepares young adults to become officers in the U.S. Military. In exchange for a paid college education and a guaranteed post-college career, participants, or cadets, commit to serve in the Military after graduation.

College & University ROTC Programs
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Florida Shines Virtual Campus Tours

Take a virtual tour of these State Universities and Colleges in Florida!

Virtual Campus Tours
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Career Source (Citrus, Marion, Levy)

CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion is the region’s leader in workforce development. They work with their partners to offer education and training as well as employment services to meet regional workforce needs.

CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion
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Career Source Florida

This website has resources for job searches, workshops, training and education, and career fairs. See their list of local career centers.

Career Source Florida
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Cappex

Cappex has a variety of tools to help you decide what college is right for you. Calculate your changes of acceptance at a school, get a "fit score" to see how good of a fit a school is for you, and take a quiz to see what careers and majors match your personality.

Cappex
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ASVAB

Get information about the ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) test. The test measures a young adult’s strengths and potential for success in military training.

ASVAB Information
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US Military Eligibility Requirements

This page has the Eligibility Requirements for each branch of the armed forces including age, physical, educational, and citizenship requirements, as well as selective service information.

ASVAB Test Information
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Enlistment in Armed Forces

Interested in joining the US Armed Forces? This page has a list of the requirements and steps for enlistment as well as links to the websites for each branch.

US Armed Forces Enlistment Information
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Map of Career and Technical Schools in Florida

This pdf has a map marking all of Florida's accredited career & technical Schools with a list of all of these schools organized by county.

Map of FL Career & Technical Schools
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Post-Secondary Institutions - Career & Technical Schools

Interested in a career or technical school education? Check out the full list of COE (Council on Occupational Education) accredited institutions in Florida organized by county.

Career & Technical Schools
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State University System of Florida Application Pages

This site has the requirements of general admissions for all state universities in Florida, as well as links to the admissions pages to each of Florida's state universities.

State University Application Pages
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State Colleges

Take a virtual tour of any of the Florida colleges on this page! Website, phone number, year established, current president, and counties each college serves is also provided.

Virtual Tours for Florida Colleges
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State University System of Florida

See all of Florida's state universities and even quickly get links to each school's webpages covering topics like financial aid, disability resources, sustainability, honors programs, admissions, and much more.

Compare State Universities
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State University System College Guide

Get a quick comparison of each of Florida's state college application requirements, deadlines, and tuition costs.

State University College Guide PDF
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Approved Institutions - Florida Dept. of Education

See the Florida Department of Education's list of public & private approved institutions with a link to each school's website. This site does not include religious institutions exempt from the commission's jurisdiction.

FLDE Approved Institutions List
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Common Application to Various US Colleges & Universities

The Common App is a great tool for students applying to college for the first time or transferring. Fill out your application, choose schools, and learn more about financial aid and applying to college all on one site.

Common App
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Coalition for College

Check out the Coalition for College's free college-planning tools to prepare for and apply to college. Use the MyCoalition tools to gather your personal and school-related achievements as early as ninth grade so you can stress less during college application time.

Coalition for College
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Khan Academy

Khan Academy covers math K-12 through early college, grammar, science, history, AP®, SAT®, and more all for free. They have resources for students and teachers in an easy to navigate website.

Khan Academy
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ACT

Register and learn more about the ACT test with test prep and registration tips and information about test day and your scores. Browse their resources for college and career readiness.

Learn more about ACT
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CollegeBoard / SAT

The CollegeBoard offers more than just the SAT test; they also have resources on their website for college planning including scholarships, career finder, and a college search that offers helpful information about each institution.

Visit the CollegeBoard
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Good Jobs That Pay Without A BA

A Bachelor's Degree isn't the only way to a good job. Check out this great document provided by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce on what good jobs are out there if you don't have a Bachelor's Degree.

Good Jobs That Pay Without A BA
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Where Are the Jobs?

You may have heard Florida has many high paying positions that need to be filled, but do you know what jobs those are? This pdf breaks down what those jobs are, how much education is required, and how much you can expect to earn.

Open the pdf
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FloridaShines

FloridaShines is an excellent resource for college and career guidance including help with transferring schools, taking courses at another school, finding free online textbooks, getting ready for college, and much more.

Visit FloridaShines
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Text Alerts for College Information

The Going2College alerts program sends text message reminders for important things like admissions information, financial aid deadlines and resources, and application deadlines for up to three schools. Read more to see all the college codes.

Going2College Alerts Program
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Florida College Access Network

Florida jobs are increasingly demanding an education beyond high school. The Florida College Access Network aims to help every Floridian achieve an education beyond high school and a rewarding career.

Florida College Access Network
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FAFSA Personal Assistant Chatbot

Get answers to your FAFSA questions fast. You can use the FAFSA assistance chatbot if you're a Senior in High School, returning college student, or non-traditional student applying to college for the first time.

Read More
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College UnMazed

College UnMazed is "Your complete set of Florida resources for college admissions and scholarships." Try the readiness survey, browse articles for parents and students, and much more.

Visit College UnMazed
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RaiseMe

Create a portfolio on RaiseMe, earn scholarships based on your achievements, and discover colleges that offer awards based on your achievements.

Visit RaiseMe
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Affordable Colleges Online

Find affordable online colleges and filter by location and degree or major. Don't forget to check out the ranked lists comparing online colleges.

Find Affordable Colleges Online
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College Navigator

The College Navigator is a tool from the National Center for Education Statistics to help prospective college students choose the right college. Visitors can filter by location, programs, degree level, and institution type, and even save and export their search results.

Visit the NCES College Navigator
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College Scorecard

Find out about college programs, costs, admissions, results, and other helpful information to help you decide which college to attend. Explore different careers and alternative pathways to a career such as apprenticeships.

Check out the College Scorecard
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BigFuture

Find the right college for you. Filter by location, major, and other options. Explore college majors and careers, check out their financial aid help section, and try their scholarship search tool.

Visit BigFuture by CollegeBoard
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FAFSA First

The website provides information, assistance, and updates on the FAFSA application including quick reference guides and FAQs. The FutureMakers Coalition developed this campaign to increase FAFSA completion among high school seniors in Florida.

Visit FAFSA First
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UpliftED

UpliftED offers financial aid resources in easily digestible articles including Financial Aid: 101, Scholarships for Students, and Top 10 FAFSA Myths.

UpliftED's Financial Aid Resources
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Khan Academy

Khan Academy covers math K-12 through early college, grammar, science, history, AP®, SAT®, and more all for free. They have resources for students and teachers in an easy to navigate website.

Khan Academy
Screenshot of the ACT home page.

ACT

Register and learn more about the ACT test with test prep and registration tips and information about test day and your scores. Browse their resources for college and career readiness.

Learn more about ACT
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CollegeBoard / SAT

The CollegeBoard offers more than just the SAT test; they also have resources on their website for college planning including scholarships, career finder, and a college search that offers helpful information about each institution.

Visit the CollegeBoard
Screenshot of the linked document

Applying for Financial Aid

A helpful document explaining types of aid, what you need to complete the FAFSA, what happens after you submit the FAFSA, and other helpful FAFSA information.

Video introducing the FAFSA mobile app

FAFSA Mobile App

Want to complete a FAFSA form on your phone? They have an app for that! Watch the introductory video and get the download links by clicking read more.

Photo of two teens looking at their cell phones.

FAFSA Personal Assistant Chatbot

Get answers to your FAFSA questions fast. You can use the FAFSA assistance chatbot if you're a Senior in High School, returning college student, or non-traditional student applying to college for the first time.

Read More
FAFSA First logo depicting a piggy bank with cash with a speech bubble that reads "FAFSA first!"

FAFSA First

The website provides information, assistance, and updates on the FAFSA application including quick reference guides and FAQs. The FutureMakers Coalition developed this campaign to increase FAFSA completion among high school seniors in Florida.

Visit FAFSA First
UpliftED logo

UpliftED

UpliftED offers financial aid resources in easily digestible articles including Financial Aid: 101, Scholarships for Students, and Top 10 FAFSA Myths.

UpliftED's Financial Aid Resources
Screenshot of the linked document

Applying for Financial Aid

A helpful document explaining types of aid, what you need to complete the FAFSA, what happens after you submit the FAFSA, and other helpful FAFSA information.

Screenshot of a section of the CollegeBoard/SAT website

CollegeBoard / SAT

The CollegeBoard offers more than just the SAT test; they also have resources on their website for college planning including scholarships, career finder, and a college search that offers helpful information about each institution.

Visit the CollegeBoard
Screenshot of the FloridaShines website.

FloridaShines

FloridaShines is an excellent resource for college and career guidance including help with transferring schools, taking courses at another school, finding free online textbooks, getting ready for college, and much more.

Visit FloridaShines
Screenshot of the College UnMazed home page.

College UnMazed

College UnMazed is "Your complete set of Florida resources for college admissions and scholarships." Try the readiness survey, browse articles for parents and students, and much more.

Visit College UnMazed
Screenshot of the RaiseMe website

RaiseMe

Create a portfolio on RaiseMe, earn scholarships based on your achievements, and discover colleges that offer awards based on your achievements.

Visit RaiseMe
Screenshot of the BigFuture site by CollegeBoard

BigFuture

Find the right college for you. Filter by location, major, and other options. Explore college majors and careers, check out their financial aid help section, and try their scholarship search tool.

Visit BigFuture by CollegeBoard
Screenshot of the Florida Shines Virtual Campus Tours page

Florida Shines Virtual Campus Tours

Take a virtual tour of these State Universities and Colleges in Florida!

Virtual Campus Tours
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Cappex

Cappex has a variety of tools to help you decide what college is right for you. Calculate your changes of acceptance at a school, get a "fit score" to see how good of a fit a school is for you, and take a quiz to see what careers and majors match your personality.

Cappex
Screenshot of the Undergraduate Admissions page on the State University System of Florida website.

State University System of Florida Application Pages

This site has the requirements of general admissions for all state universities in Florida, as well as links to the admissions pages to each of Florida's state universities.

State University Application Pages
Screenshot of the Florida Department of Education's Florida Colleges page

State Colleges

Take a virtual tour of any of the Florida colleges on this page! Website, phone number, year established, current president, and counties each college serves is also provided.

Virtual Tours for Florida Colleges
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State University System of Florida

See all of Florida's state universities and even quickly get links to each school's webpages covering topics like financial aid, disability resources, sustainability, honors programs, admissions, and much more.

Compare State Universities
Screenshot of the State University System College Guide comparing different admissions information for each State College in Florida.

State University System College Guide

Get a quick comparison of each of Florida's state college application requirements, deadlines, and tuition costs.

State University College Guide PDF
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Approved Institutions - Florida Dept. of Education

See the Florida Department of Education's list of public & private approved institutions with a link to each school's website. This site does not include religious institutions exempt from the commission's jurisdiction.

FLDE Approved Institutions List
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Common Application to Various US Colleges & Universities

The Common App is a great tool for students applying to college for the first time or transferring. Fill out your application, choose schools, and learn more about financial aid and applying to college all on one site.

Common App
Coalition for College logo

Coalition for College

Check out the Coalition for College's free college-planning tools to prepare for and apply to college. Use the MyCoalition tools to gather your personal and school-related achievements as early as ninth grade so you can stress less during college application time.

Coalition for College
Screenshot of the ACT home page.

ACT

Register and learn more about the ACT test with test prep and registration tips and information about test day and your scores. Browse their resources for college and career readiness.

Learn more about ACT
Screenshot of a section of the CollegeBoard/SAT website

CollegeBoard / SAT

The CollegeBoard offers more than just the SAT test; they also have resources on their website for college planning including scholarships, career finder, and a college search that offers helpful information about each institution.

Visit the CollegeBoard
Screenshot of the FloridaShines website.

FloridaShines

FloridaShines is an excellent resource for college and career guidance including help with transferring schools, taking courses at another school, finding free online textbooks, getting ready for college, and much more.

Visit FloridaShines
Graphic of a smartphone with a question mark in a red speech bubble and an "i" for information in a yellow speech bubble.

Text Alerts for College Information

The Going2College alerts program sends text message reminders for important things like admissions information, financial aid deadlines and resources, and application deadlines for up to three schools. Read more to see all the college codes.

Going2College Alerts Program
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Florida College Access Network

Florida jobs are increasingly demanding an education beyond high school. The Florida College Access Network aims to help every Floridian achieve an education beyond high school and a rewarding career.

Florida College Access Network
Screenshot of the College UnMazed home page.

College UnMazed

College UnMazed is "Your complete set of Florida resources for college admissions and scholarships." Try the readiness survey, browse articles for parents and students, and much more.

Visit College UnMazed
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Affordable Colleges Online

Find affordable online colleges and filter by location and degree or major. Don't forget to check out the ranked lists comparing online colleges.

Find Affordable Colleges Online
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College Navigator

The College Navigator is a tool from the National Center for Education Statistics to help prospective college students choose the right college. Visitors can filter by location, programs, degree level, and institution type, and even save and export their search results.

Visit the NCES College Navigator
Screenshot of the College Scorecard web page by the Florida Department of Education

College Scorecard

Find out about college programs, costs, admissions, results, and other helpful information to help you decide which college to attend. Explore different careers and alternative pathways to a career such as apprenticeships.

Check out the College Scorecard
Screenshot of the BigFuture site by CollegeBoard

BigFuture

Find the right college for you. Filter by location, major, and other options. Explore college majors and careers, check out their financial aid help section, and try their scholarship search tool.

Visit BigFuture by CollegeBoard

Florida Shines Virtual Campus Tours

Screenshot of the Florida Shines Virtual Campus Tours page

Take a virtual tour of these State Universities and Colleges in Florida!

Virtual Campus Tours

Cappex

Screenshot of a section of the Cappex home page

Cappex has a variety of tools to help you decide what college is right for you. Calculate your changes of acceptance at a school, get a "fit score" to see how good of a fit a school is for you, and take a quiz to see what careers and majors match your personality.

Cappex

State University System of Florida Application Pages

Screenshot of the Undergraduate Admissions page on the State University System of Florida website.

This site has the requirements of general admissions for all state universities in Florida, as well as links to the admissions pages to each of Florida's state universities.

State University Application Pages

State Colleges

Screenshot of the Florida Department of Education's Florida Colleges page

Take a virtual tour of any of the Florida colleges on this page! Website, phone number, year established, current president, and counties each college serves is also provided.

Virtual Tours for Florida Colleges

State University System of Florida

Screenshot of the flbog.edu website

See all of Florida's state universities and even quickly get links to each school's webpages covering topics like financial aid, disability resources, sustainability, honors programs, admissions, and much more.

Compare State Universities

State University System College Guide

Screenshot of the State University System College Guide comparing different admissions information for each State College in Florida.

Get a quick comparison of each of Florida's state college application requirements, deadlines, and tuition costs.

State University College Guide PDF

Approved Institutions - Florida Dept. of Education

Screenshot of the FLDE Approved Institutions web page.

See the Florida Department of Education's list of public & private approved institutions with a link to each school's website. This site does not include religious institutions exempt from the commission's jurisdiction.

FLDE Approved Institutions List

Common Application to Various US Colleges & Universities

Screenshot of the Common App website

The Common App is a great tool for students applying to college for the first time or transferring. Fill out your application, choose schools, and learn more about financial aid and applying to college all on one site.

Common App

Coalition for College

Coalition for College logo

Check out the Coalition for College's free college-planning tools to prepare for and apply to college. Use the MyCoalition tools to gather your personal and school-related achievements as early as ninth grade so you can stress less during college application time.

Coalition for College

ACT

Screenshot of the ACT home page.

Register and learn more about the ACT test with test prep and registration tips and information about test day and your scores. Browse their resources for college and career readiness.

Learn more about ACT

CollegeBoard / SAT

Screenshot of a section of the CollegeBoard/SAT website

The CollegeBoard offers more than just the SAT test; they also have resources on their website for college planning including scholarships, career finder, and a college search that offers helpful information about each institution.

Visit the CollegeBoard

FloridaShines

Screenshot of the FloridaShines website.

FloridaShines is an excellent resource for college and career guidance including help with transferring schools, taking courses at another school, finding free online textbooks, getting ready for college, and much more.

Visit FloridaShines

Text Alerts for College Information

Graphic of a smartphone with a question mark in a red speech bubble and an "i" for information in a yellow speech bubble.

The Going2College alerts program sends text message reminders for important things like admissions information, financial aid deadlines and resources, and application deadlines for up to three schools. Read more to see all the college codes.

Going2College Alerts Program

Florida College Access Network

Screenshot of the Florida College Access Network website

Florida jobs are increasingly demanding an education beyond high school. The Florida College Access Network aims to help every Floridian achieve an education beyond high school and a rewarding career.

Florida College Access Network

College UnMazed

Screenshot of the College UnMazed home page.

College UnMazed is "Your complete set of Florida resources for college admissions and scholarships." Try the readiness survey, browse articles for parents and students, and much more.

Visit College UnMazed

Affordable Colleges Online

Screenshot of the Affordable Colleges Online website

Find affordable online colleges and filter by location and degree or major. Don't forget to check out the ranked lists comparing online colleges.

Find Affordable Colleges Online

College Navigator

Screenshot of the College Navigator homepage

The College Navigator is a tool from the National Center for Education Statistics to help prospective college students choose the right college. Visitors can filter by location, programs, degree level, and institution type, and even save and export their search results.

Visit the NCES College Navigator

College Scorecard

Screenshot of the College Scorecard web page by the Florida Department of Education

Find out about college programs, costs, admissions, results, and other helpful information to help you decide which college to attend. Explore different careers and alternative pathways to a career such as apprenticeships.

Check out the College Scorecard

BigFuture

Screenshot of the BigFuture site by CollegeBoard

Find the right college for you. Filter by location, major, and other options. Explore college majors and careers, check out their financial aid help section, and try their scholarship search tool.

Visit BigFuture by CollegeBoard

Military Scholarships

Screenshot of Scholarships.com's military scholarships page

This web page has information on a variety of grants and scholarships for military members and their families attending college. It has helpful information about each award, deadlines for application, and award amounts.

Scholarships.com - Military Scholarships

ROTC Programs

Screenshot of Today's Military Web page about ROTC Programs

Learn more about the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC), a college program offered at many colleges and universities across the United States that prepares young adults to become officers in the U.S. Military. In exchange for a paid college education and a guaranteed post-college career, participants, or cadets, commit to serve in the Military after graduation.

College & University ROTC Programs

ASVAB

Screenshot of the Today's Military ASVAB Test information page

Get information about the ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) test. The test measures a young adult’s strengths and potential for success in military training.

ASVAB Information

US Military Eligibility Requirements

Screenshot of Today's Military website

This page has the Eligibility Requirements for each branch of the armed forces including age, physical, educational, and citizenship requirements, as well as selective service information.

ASVAB Test Information

Enlistment in Armed Forces

Screenshot of the Join the Military page on usa.gov

Interested in joining the US Armed Forces? This page has a list of the requirements and steps for enlistment as well as links to the websites for each branch.

US Armed Forces Enlistment Information