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Planning for College Resources

Resources for College and Career Planning​

What Should I Be Doing Now?

  • Generation TX Connects students and clarifies the steps they need to take on the path to college and career education, from taking the right classes and tests, to applying to colleges, and then finding the money to pay for school.
  • Know How to Go Get advice about how to go to college from people who know all about it.
  • My Majors College Planning Timeline College planning is not just a senior year activity. Plan early. Prepare yourself for admission to the best colleges and universities and for making your transition to college as smooth as possible
  • Adventures in Education Get ready for college, starting today. Learn about the college application and admissions process, and discover tips for choosing the college that's right for you.

Searching For a College

  • Campus Compare Discover 4000 community colleges, state colleges, traditional colleges, universities, and more. Dive into the College Current to see college videos, student reviews, and college information on Twitter.
  • Every Chance Every Texan This Compendium contains a list of colleges and universities in the State of Texas, admission requirements, total expenses for an academic year, financial aid data and related information, helpful hints to the college bound, together with a Calendar of various scholarship deadlines arranged by months.
  • Apply Texas Apply for every Texas Public University online.
  • Campus Tours CampusTours builds video tours, interactive campus maps and custom data-driven multimedia applications for higher education, non-profit and government clients worldwide.

Career Planning

  • College and Career Quest Exercise This WebQuest will take you through a process of exploring careers and colleges using the Web. It is designed to develop skills required in researching potential majors and colleges. This is only the beginning of your exploration.
  • Work in Texas Search for jobs in Texas.

Financial Aid & Scholarships & Testing

  • FAFSA Free Application for Federal Student Aid
  • College Gov/FAFSA Addresses, "Why Go?", "What to Do", "How to Pay", student aid, FAFSA.
  • Fast Web Scholarship information
  • College Board SAT and career/college information
  • ACT ACT and career/college information




  • Campus Calm When school's in session, do you ever wish that you could manage stress better, find more time for fun & relaxation, or - if you're really suffering - manage the hard things like anxiety, depression, perfectionism and insomnia? We're here to help!