Furthering Your Career
Research Opportunities After High School
- State Council on Higher Education for Virginia
Provides links to college-related resources and address opportunities in Virginia after high school.
- Types of Colleges
Describes the different types of colleges.
- Service Academies
Provides links to all the service academy websites.
- Military Opportunities
Provides links to the different military branches.
- Registered Apprenticeship
Find out ways to get on-the-job training.
Schools in Virginia
The following sites provide links to websites and accreditation status.
- Virginia Public Colleges and Universities
- Private and Out-of-State Colleges and Universities Certified to Operate in Virginia
- Private Career and Technical Institutions
Searchable Databases of Colleges by Interest Area
- Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
Information regarding the SAT including dates, fees, and sample tests.
Information about the ACT including dates, fees and sample questions.
Information about the Test of English as a Foreign Language that may be required for non-native English speakers.
- Advanced Placement (AP) Tests
Financing Your Education
- College is Possible
Articles about financing college and links to various websites.
- The Student Guide to Financial Aid from the U.S. Department of Education
Information about applying for federal financial assistance.
- The Scholarship Fund of Alexandria