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Your Future

  • Mapping Your Future
  • Peterson's Planner
  • College Board - A great resource web site for college planning tips, ideas for finding and getting into the right college, and college payment options.
  • College - Excellent resource for U.S. students from different backgrounds.
  • All About College - This site provides a school directory, information on studies abroad and financial aid, and links to careers and test preparation guides.
  • CollegeNET
  • California Student Aid Commission
  • Federal Student Aid - This Department of Education site includes links to the federal financial aid form (FAFSA), Title IV Federal School Codes, and a step by step explanation of the financial aid process.
  • FinAid - Find information on college scholarships, loans, grants, and other various financial resources. There is even a cost calculator to help you determine your financial needs.


  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - Search for career information by occupation at this U.S. Department of Labor site.
  • Career Builder - Search for jobs or careers using 13 different criteria, or post resumes and let employers with job openings find you. Also has a section of advice and career-related information resources.

Job Search

  • SDUSD Job Board - Compilation of San Diego jobs for teens.
  • JobStart - San Diego Public Library Career and Employment Resources.
  • CalJOBS - Search job listings and post resumes for prospective employers. From California's Employment Development Department (EDD).
  • USAJOBS - The official job site of the U.S. Federal Government. Provides federal job opportunities with over 17,000 listings worldwide.
  • CareerJet - This is an employment search engine. In just one search access 15,128,230 jobs published on 63,943 websites in the world. 2,760,170 jobs published in the USA.

Other Resources

  • Brainfuse HelpNow - HelpNow can provide you with online tutoring, resume and essay review, and access to eParachute, where you can discover college majors and careers that fit your skills and interests.
  • - Free DMV Practice Tests