Financial Aid: Significant Need – Academic Record: Below Average – Path: Workforce
Use the resources in the links below to get information for making a plan. Complete the Aspiration Plan form after exploring the information.
Click the links below to get information about how to pay for college and how to make decisions about return on investment.
|What is a living wage?||Living wage calculator|
|FAFSA||Application for federal aids and student loans|
|What you need for FAFSA||What you need before you get started on FAFSA|
|Financial Literacy Resources||Government website for Financial Literacy curriculum and resources|
|CareerOneStop||Scholarship finder sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor|
|Cappex||Create an account to get a personalized list of scholarships.|
|College Greenlight||Resources for low-income and historically underrepresented students.|
|Student Scholarship Search||This site uses your grade, GPA, state, gender, and ethnic background to match you to scholarships.|
|Fastweb||Find scholarships specific to your needs.|
|Going Merry||Find and apply to scholarships in one place by creating an account to this website.|
|Scholarship America||Another free site to search for scholarships.|
|Scholarships||Free search for over 3.7 million scholarships and grants.|
|Unigo||Create a free scholarship profile to find scholarships that you may be eligible for.|
Some jobs test for skills. If you have not taken ACT/SAT yet, these will provide good practice in math and English.
Consider getting a certificate.
|Skills Matcher||Match your skills to careers.|
|ONET Skill Matcher||Onet Skills Match|
|Career Info||Research careers|
|Overview of Employment and Wages||Stats on jobs and wages|
|Fastest Growing Careers||Explore fastest growing careers.|
|Fastest Growing Industries||Explore fastest growing industries|
|STEM Careers||Explore STEM career options|
|Vanderbilt Opportunity||Vanderbilt has good financial aid for students who need it.|
|Search NC Tower for certifications||Certifications offered at NC Community Colleges|