Missouri Connections: Five different inventories that will help you explore your interests and abilities, as well as connect you to colleges, technical schools, military opportunities and job opportunities. Over 2000 videos have been added to schools so you can take a virtual campus tour. Click on the video icon in an occupation to explore.
Click here to create a new portfolio using this information;
Guest User Name: Timberland
Guest Password: 2viewmoc
Be sure to create your own username and password after you have accessed the site. You can also find scholarship information on this site. Look for Missouri Scholarships under the Education tab.
Other sites that might help. No site is perfect, so try two or three and cross reference. You can narrow down your college search based on multiple factors (location, major, activities, size, etc):
SCOIR l Search for colleges, follow colleges social media feeds, sign up for college rep visits at Timberland
Blueprint4Careers l A free career exploration guide for training programs that can launch you into a successful, high-demand skilled career.
O*Net Online | Career exploration and job analysis
College Board | Search for colleges based on location, major, costs and much more
College Confidential | Get help with admissions, majors, financial aid, essays and more
College Options | College matches based on your profile
College Essay Guy l Resources to help with college selection, college applications, essay writing, and more.
My Majors | Complete an assessment to determine which major is best for you
Occupational Outlook Handbook | A guide to career information about hundreds of occupations
Going to College | explore career options and plan for college
Cappex | F
American Education Services | Family college planning for all grade levels
Mapping Your Future | School selection, career exploration, and money management
Missouri Economy Info Center | Industry and occupation studies and economic indicators
College NET | College and scholarship search
College Stats | Choose your college based on location, major, test scores, and more
Next Step U | College planning and scholarship search
College Guide | Search colleges, find majors and learn about college life
College Portraits | A source of basic, comparable information designed for anyone to learn more about public 4-year colleges and universities
College Navigator | Find the college right for you
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
You University | To take virtual tours of colleges across the United States
Quest Bridge | Special information for low income students, but also good general college prep. info including scholarship searches
CollegeWeek Live | Virtual campus tours, webinars, chat with admissions reps
Colleges of Distinction | This site focuses on close to 200 colleges that emphasize engaged students, great teaching, a vibrant community and successful outcomes
Peterson's | Information on college location, enrollment, test scores, tuition, and entrance difficulty
Princeton | Statistical information about a variety of colleges, including a subjective view from students and colleges
U.S.News&Rankings | College rankings according to 11 variables including freshman retention, graduation rates, student/faculty ratio and peer assessment
College Scorecard | Compare data from colleges that you are interested in
Think College | College options for people with intellectual disabilities
Christian Connector | connect to Christian colleges and scholarship opportunities
TeacherCertificationDegrees.com l A free resource with career outlooks, program ratings, licensing information, and expert advice for current students and continuing learners to develop careers in education. Resources are also available for recent graduates and current teachers such as guides to earning master's degrees in education and a jobs board.
College Covered l College Planning website provided by Discover Student Loans. Includes information about the college search, paying for college, scholarships, living on campus, and tips from counselors.
Discover Business l A simple but complete database of accredited business schools in the state. All schools in the database are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), and/or the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE). The schools on the list are all either public or non-profit and also regionally accredited. Includes essential data like: Annual in-state tuition costs; Average aid received per student; Acceptance rates; Median SAT and ACT scores for undergraduates; Graduation rates; and GMAT scores for graduates.
University HQ l Planning for college tips and advice guide. Includes links to many additional resources.
Find information regarding the following programs by clicking here or on the individual links below:
Cosmetology Instructor Schools
Esthetics and Skin Care Schools
Fashion Design Schools
Hair Braiding Schools
Hair Styling and Design Schools
Makeup Artist Schools
Massage Therapy Schools
Nail Technician Schools
Permanent Makeup Schools
Salon/Spa Management Schools
Other Helpful Links:
Missouri Department of Higher Education Career and College Planning Guide
Federal Student Aid
The College Board Essay Writing Tips
STL Today College Connection
How to Receive Credit for AP Courses
Find out how your Dual Enrollment Courses will Transfer