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Your Future

Colleges, majors and scholarships, oh my... There are so many decisions when you are planning your future. Here are some tips and links to help you along the way.

Choose My College

Choosing My College
  • Best College Rankings - US News and World report provides college rankings, financial information, college stats and more.
  • Texas Colleges - A guide to all Texas universities
  • My Majors - Links to schools and articles on selecting the right college for you

Fin Aid

Getting the Money
  • FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid includes grants, loans, scholarships and work study
  • College for All Texans - Information on colleges and financial assistance for Texas students
  • Fastweb- Offers free scholarship searches
  • - A comprehensive website for searching scholarships.
  • Tuition Funding Sources - The largest scholarship database in the world.
  • Other Scholarships - A listing provided by UNT for outside scholarships
  • UT Scholarships - Scholarship information for students planning to attend UT.

Gap Year

Alternate Education
  • Gap Year - Want to take a year off for service and exploration before college? Look into Gap Year options.
  • - A comprehensive site on Gap Year opportunities.
  • Outward Bound - Wilderness Adventures
  • NOLS - Outdoor Leadership Courses
  • Americorps - State and national programs that offer service opportunities and scholarships.
  • Vocational Training - A directory of Dallas / Fort Worth vocational schools.
Choose My Major

Choosing My Major

College Exams

SAT, ACT & Other Big Tests

First Job

My First Job
  • Applications - Tips for completing job applications
  • Resumes - Help for writing your first resume
  • Interviewing - Recommendations for having a great interview