Financial Aid: Some Needed – Academic Record: Average – Path: Workforce
Use the resources in the links below to get information for making a plan. If you want to improve your academic record, study and practice using the academic links below. You should complete FAFSA regardless of your plans so that you have flexibility.
Click the links below to get information finances. You may decide you want to earn a certificate for work. You should complete FAFSA.
|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.|
Your academic record may not truly reflect your academic ability. You can improve your scores by studying for the ACT/SAT.
|What is covered on ACT||Math topics covered on ACT for each score range|
|Khan Academy||Math Practice|
|Math Practice||Pretty good math practice|
Click the links to explore information about careers.
|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.|
|Williamson||Needs based tuition help: Trade school|
|Search NC Tower for certifications||Certifications offered at NC Community Colleges|