My Resources

 RESOURCES!! 

 Free sample written tests from NYS DMV
https://www.dmv-written-test.com/new-york/practice-test-1.html

http://www.bestcolleges.com/financial-aid/ --explore colleges, scholarships and online programs

http://www.collegeaffordabilityguide.org/schools/new-york/ --Government-collected data on the 5,000+ colleges and universities in the US to find the ones that are both financially accessible for low-income students and have a track record of positive student outcomes. Our methodology (http://www.collegeaffordabilityguide.org/methodology/) is based on the idea that paying income-appropriate tuition, completing one's studies, and being able to pay back one's loans are the key elements of a worthwhile college experience.
Also covers loans and scholarships, and advice on how to save money while going to college in New York. 

www.onlineschools.org--A g
eneral education website with many resources useful to prospective students and parents interested in advancing their education. 


www.myfuture.com --a resource that helps young adults explore thousands of civilian and military careers, plus educational programs to learn new skills. You can also use the site for your own research, from Top 10 lists of emerging careers, to salary comparisons and job prerequisites.

http://www.wnycollegeconnection.com --College finder, Student Life Profiler, Information on Financial Aid, SCHOLARSHIPS, Admissions, College Success, Students with Disabilities, and more!
 
http://www.bls.gov/ooh --Federal Occupations Handbook site

www.commonapp.org (One application for many schools)
 
www.suny.edu/student   (SUNY schools application)
 
                               /testfees
                               /feewaivers
                               /testday
                               /ssd/student (for accommodations information)
 
 
www.fafsa.ed.gov (financial aid) This website is FREE. Do not use any website that makes you pay for the FAFSA https://www.march2success.com/index.cfm   --practice tests for the SAT, ACT, ASVAB and other tests. It also has test taking strategies and study skills.
 
www.regentsreviewlive.net and www.regentsprep.org --regents review and regents prep sites
 
www.mymajors.com (to help find the college major for you!)
 
www.guidancedirect.com (please e-mail me for username and password at vmccusker@rcs.k12.ny.us)
 
www.hesc.org (financial aid assistance)
 
www.collegeview.com (college searching)
 
http://www.nextstepu.com--Visit NextStepU to enter to win free college tuition, read all about college planning, and search for colleges.

Ø www.college.gov (informational)
l“Designed by students for students and parents and features first-person accounts of students who overcame challenges to going to college such as peer pressure, lack of family support, and financial barriers.”
l“It provides relevant, comprehensive information about ‘Why to go?’, ‘How to go?’, and ‘How to pay for college or other postsecondary education programs?’”
l“Young people who may not have considered higher education a viable option will be engaged, informed, and inspired to create their own "roadmap" to college.”
 
www.nycolleges.org (lists 100+ private colleges and universities--campus profiles, searchable data base of the academic programs offered, open house dates...)
 
www.academicinfo.net (features hundreds of subject guides as well as educational resources and online degree information)