Online Resources

Post High School Pathway Resources 

College Search, Career Planning, Testing Information and more...

Career Bridge - search for education & training in Washington State.  Trends in employment & career assessment for finding careers of interest.
Career One Stop -
Learn about careers, find career information and locate career resources & advice.
Bureau of Labor & Statistics -
Information on job outlook, trends, student resources and activities on career planning.

Occupational Outlook Handbook - A web version of the updated handbook provided by the United States Department of Labor.

College Board - This is an important site for testing and college planning, providing information about SAT, college selection, college visits, and financial aid.

Princeton Review - This site allows students to match their own unique preferences to schools, and gives student opinions and other data on more than 300 colleges.

U.S. News and World Report - A complete site that can help students compare colleges, apply online, prepare for testing.

Adventures in Education - A fantasic site on "Planning for a Career." At the home page, click on "Planning for college" or "Finding a career" for career information.

My Road - The College Board’s Web-based careers, majors, and college exploration tool.

ASVAB - A good site on Career Planning. Olympia High School offers this test once a year in February - please see the Career Center for more information.

Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board - A good site with career planning resources.

Where are you going? - A booklet which will target your interests and abilities. Current Washington State employment data.

Career Cruising - a great site for College and Career Planning - also contains information on military and apprenticeships, as well as a resume builder.

WA Community & Technical Colleges & Apprenticeship Programs  

WA State Board of Community & Technical Colleges - Find resources & links to educational opportunities at WA schools.  Both degree seeking & non-degree seeking opportunities.

Scholarship Search

The Wash Board - A great scholarship where users can create a personalized profile to match them up with appropriate scholarship options.

Fastweb - A large free database of over 600,000 scholarships for customized scholarship searches.

College Success Foundation - This site provides valuable information on college scholarships and mentoring to low-income and high potential students.

Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Information Page - A great site for general information on financial aid.

FAFSA Online/Department of Education - A Site which will allow a student to fill out their FAFSA online.

US Department of Education Site on Federal Student Aid

College Applications

The Common Application - A website to retrieve The Common Application, which is the standardized undergraduate college application form that is accepted by more than 300 accredited, independent colleges and universities nationwide.


National Collegiate Athletic Association(NCAA) - Admission information and qualifying procedures for the athlete.

International Education

USC Center for Global Education - Website which provides connections and information about higher education around the world.

Canadian Colleges and Universities

Military & Service Academies

Today's Military - All branches

Army: U.S. Military Academy(West Point, NY)
Navy: U.S. Naval Academy (Annapolis, MD)
Air Force: U.S. Air Force Academy (Colorado Springs, CO)
Coast Guard: U.S. Coast Guard Academy (New London, CT)
Merchant Marine: U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (Kings Point, NY)


Air Force: