Life After High School
Affordable Colleges Foundation: Financial Aid guide.
College Board Online: Information on college admission, guidance, assessment, financial aid, and enrollment.
College Greenlight: Search for scholarships and view individual college profiles.
CollegeZone: A one-stop financial aid center and centralized source of information and guidance, powered by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC).
U.S Department of Education: Information on choosing a career, college or technical school.
Study.com: Guide to undergraduate and graduate degrees, career education and online programs.
FinAid: The Financial Aid Page.
Illinois Student Assistance Commission: assistance to students and families in navigating the college-going and financial aid process.
Learning Express Library: Interactive test guides for the ASVAB, GRE, SAT, U.S. Citizenship and more.
Career Cruising: An online career exploration tool that includes assessments
CoolWorks: Great source to find some of the most interesting jobs on Earth!
Illinois workNet: Train, connect and develop your skills with the advice and expertise from a network of workforce professionals.
Today’s Military: Information on each military branch of the United States.
Bureau of Labor Statistics: Detailed information on each of the construction trades including training needs, employment projections and earnings potential.
RWM Vocational Schools Database: Lists of private, postsecondary vocational schools across the United States and Canada.
AmeriCorps: National program with opportunities to reach out at the state and national level.
CrystalLakeNet Volunteer Services Page: Volunteer opportunities for organizations serving Crystal Lake.
Crystal Lake Public Library: CLPL is always looking for volunteers to help out.
Illinois Department of Natural Resources: Information and volunteer index on opportunities within the IDNR network.
McHenry County Conservation District: Get involved both on and off the trails.
United Way of McHenry County Volunteer Center: Volunteer opportunities within McHenry County.
VolunteerMatch: Match your skills with an organization in need or search by zip code to find out who needs help in your community!