You cannot plan how to get where you are going unless you know where that is. These resources will help you get some idea what you might want to prepare for, and some educational opportunities that will help you get there.

Carolina CovenantOpportunity for low-income students to graduate debt-free.
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
NC PromiseIn-state tuition is $500 a semester at 3 NC Colleges
Alice Lloyd CollegeTuition Free for low-income students.
Berea CollegeTuition Free for low-income students.
Barclay CollegeTuition Free Christian college
College of the OzarksTuition Free Christian college
Curtis Institute of MusicTuition Free based on music talent
United States Air Force AcademyTuition Free, but very competitive
Deep Springs CollegeTuition Free 2-year school
United States Coast Guard AcademyTuition Free, competitive
Military CareersExplore military career options
United States Military AcademyTuition Free, competitive
Vanderbilt OpportunityVanderbilt has good financial aid for students who need it.
United States Naval AcademyTuition Free, competitive
Warren WilsonWarren Wilson College has affordable or free tuition
Webb InstituteNeeds based tuition waivers
WilliamsonNeeds based tuition help: Trade school
Search NC Tower for certificationsCertifications offered at NC Community Colleges
Goodnight Scholars ProgramSTEM Scholarship