Helpful Websites

Roundtable
 
 
QUICK LINKS: 

Frequently Visited Sites 
 
 
DESCRIPTION WEBSITE
ACT Information www.actstudent.org
College Board: PSAT | SAT | AP www.collegeboard.com
Hammond Area Career Center www.hammond.k12.in.us/acc/Index.htm
Indiana Core Transfer Library www.transferin.net/CTL.aspx
Parchment: Electronic Transcript Service www.parchment.com
 
 
 
EDUCATION RELATED TOPICS
 
 
DESCRIPTION WEBSITE
IN Department of Education www.doe.in.gov
Home School Information www.doe.in.gov/student-services/home-school
Choice Scholarships | School Vouchers www.doe.in.gov/schoolchoice
 
 
 
CAREER & COLLEGE PLANNING: 

General Sites For Planning and Research
 
 

DESCRIPTION

WEBSITE

ACT

www.actstudent.org

Cappex

www.cappex.com

College Board

www.collegeboard.com

College.gov

www.college.gov

Community College Directory

www.community-college.org

College/Career Advice Videos

www.mytonomy.com

Learn More Indiana

www.learnmoreindiana.org

INvestED Planning Resources

www.INvestEDIndiana.org

Employment Videos:  Ready NWI
 http://readynwi.com/Videos/
 
 
 
COLLEGE COMPARISON TOOLS
 
 
DESCRIPTION WEBSITE
College Solved: College Comparison Tool
www.collegesolved.com
Comparison Based on Post-Grad Outcomes www.nerdwallet.com/blog/education
Public College Comparison www.collegeportraits.org
University Spot: Research | Compare | Sort www.universityspot.com
Online Colleges in IN:  Ranking & Reports
 www.edudemic.com
IN Online Schools:  School/State Data
 www.bestschools.com
 
 
 
INTERESTS, MAJORS, AND CAREER CHOICE
 
  
 
DESCRIPTION WEBSITE
Careers and College Major www.collegemajors101.com
College Ranking by Core Subject www.whatwilltheylearn.com
Directory by Career www.braintrack.com/colleges-by-career
Manufacturing | Logistics www.dreamitdoitindiana.com
Health Occupations Students of America www.hosa.org
Interest Assessments & Career Profiles www.careeronestop.org
Interest Inventory www.driveofyourlife.org
Occupational Outlook Handbook www.bls.gov/oco
What's Your Major? www.mymajors.com
 
 
INDEPENDENT AND ONLINE

COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY INFORMATION
 
 
DESCRIPTION WEBSITE
Independent Colleges in Indiana www.icindiana.org/pal
IN Online Programs: Full & Part Time www.onlineschools.org/guides/indiana
Online Colleges Ranked by Various Criteria www.accreditedonlinecolleges.org
Online Universities: Pros & Cons www.onlineuniversity.net
 
 
 
RESOURCES FOR LOW-INCOME STUDENTS
 
 
DESCRIPTION WEBSITE
College Match: High Achieving Low Income www.questbridge.org
Gear Up www.ed.gov/gearup
Low-Income | First Generation www.firstinthefamily.org
 
 
 
ADOLESCENT PERSONAL AND SOCIAL ISSUES
 
 
DESCRIPTION WEBSITE
Adolescence Issues www.parentingteensonline.com
Adolescent Healthcare www.teenshealth.org/teen
Adolescent Healthcare www.plannedparenthood.org/teen-talk
Dating Violence www.loveisrespect.org
Depression, Addiction, Self-Harm, Suicide www.twloha.com
Help Through Tough Times www.reachout.com
Internet/Social Networking Safety www.netsmartz.org
LGBTQ Outreach www.thetrevorproject.org
Substance Abuse Issues www.abovetheinfluence.com
Suicide Awareness www.jasonfoundation.com
Teen Help from Teens www.teencentral.net
Teen Pregnancy | Parenthood Awareness www.candiesfoundation.org
 
 
 
COLLEGE FINANCIAL PLANNING
 
 

DESCRIPTION

WEBSITE

Financial Aid Process

www.debt.org/students/financial-aid-process

College Textbooks

www.debt.org/students/college-textbooks-kindles-ipads

College Budgeting

www.debt.org/students/college-budgeting-101


Online Student Financial Aid

www.bestschools.com/financial-aid-guide-online-students


Online College Cost:  Tuition & Fees

www.bestschools.com/online-college-costs
 
 
 
JOB PROJECTION INFORMATION
 
 
DESCRIPTION WEBSITE
Growing Industries in NW Indiana www.get-in-careers.com
Hoosier 50 Hot Jobs and Projections www.hoosierdata.in.gov
Indiana's Job Search Engine www.indianacareerconnect.com
Work One: Employment/Skills Training