Financial Aid: Some Needed – 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 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.|
Some jobs test for skills. If you have not taken ACT/SAT yet, these will provide good practice in math and English.
Click the links to explore information about different careers. 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|