CPCA College & Career Resources

Big Future
by the College Board

A step by step planning tool for finding colleges, exploring careers, and paying for college.

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/

roadtripnation

Roadtrip Nation

Matches up high school students who have highlighted their interests and attributes with profiles and advice from professionals who have experienced similar life journeys.

http://roadtripnation.com/wyr

UP NEXT

Texts reminders, information, and encouragement about all things college – college search and application, FAFSA completion, even student loan repayment. Just text COLLEGE to 44044!

https://bettermakeroom.org/up-next

Nerdwallet

A comprehensive resource for helping students complete the FAFSA and apply for financial aid.

https://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/fafsa-guide/

raise.me

Raise.Me

Enables high school students, starting in the 9th grade, to earn “micro-scholarships” towards college based on their individual achievements and progress toward graduation.

https://www.raise.me/

CareerVillage.org

Enables high school students to find answers to questions about college and career from real working professionals.

https://www.careervillage.org/

Abacus (pell)

Helps students who qualify for Free or Reduced Lunch to get college price estimates without answering detailed financial questions that would require a parent or tax form.

https://pell.collegeabacus.org/

Abacus (college)

Provides high school students with individualized financial aid estimates direct from colleges and a one-stop search for comparing higher education pricing before they apply to college.

http://www.collegeabacus.com

getschooled

Get Schooled

Earn points toward rewards for completing activities that help you go to and succeed in college.

https://getschooled.com/

UNIGO
Go.Find.You

Find great tools like scholarship search, college matching, school rankings, internships and more.

https://www.unigo.com/

ImFirst

I'm First!

A community with specific information and guidance for first generation college-goers along with inspiration from other students who were first in their family to achieve college.

http://www.imfirst.org/

Grad Guru

A mobile app that provides community college students with advice, alerts, and rewards to help students stay on track to academic success and graduation.

http://www.gradguru.org/for-students.html

woop

Woop
to and through college

A mobile app that uses a cognitive strategy called Wish Outcome Obstacle Plan to help students overcome obstacles and achieve their goals of getting to and through college.

http://www.wooptoandthroughcollege.com/

collegegreenlight

COLLEGE GREENLIGHT

A free and personalized platform matching students to their best fit college and scholarship opportunities. Connects low-income, first-gen, and underrepresented students to colleges where they can succeed, and scholarships to fund their education.

https://www.collegegreenlight.com/