Financial Aid: Not Apply РAcademic Record: Average РPath: 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 finances. You may decide you want to earn a certificate for work. You should complete FAFSA.

LinkDescription
What is a living wage?Living wage calculator
FAFSAApplication for federal aids and student loans
What you need for FAFSAWhat you need before you get started on FAFSA
Financial Literacy ResourcesGovernment website for Financial Literacy curriculum and resources
CareerOneStopScholarship finder sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor
CappexCreate an account to get a personalized list of scholarships.
College GreenlightSearch for scholarships by category.
Student Scholarship SearchThis site uses your grade, GPA, state, gender, and ethnic background to match you to scholarships.
FastwebFind scholarships specific to your needs.
Going MerryFind and apply to scholarships in one place by creating an account to this website.
Scholarship AmericaAnother free site to search for scholarships.
ScholarshipsFree search for over 3.7 million scholarships and grants.
UnigoCreate a free scholarship profile to find scholarships that you may be eligible for.

Your academic record may not truly reflect your academic ability.  You can improve your scores by studying for the ACT/SAT.

LinkDescription
What is covered on ACTMath topics covered on ACT for each score range
Khan AcademyMath Practice
Math PracticePretty good math practice

Click the links to explore information about careers. Consider getting a certificate to help with employment.

LinkDescription
Skills MatcherMatch your skills to careers.
ONET Skill MatcherOnet Skills Match
Career InfoResearch careers
Overview of Employment and WagesStats on jobs and wages
Fastest Growing CareersExplore fastest growing careers.
Fastest Growing IndustriesExplore fastest growing industries
STEM CareersExplore STEM career options
Search NC Tower for certificationsCertifications offered at NC Community Colleges