There are so many colleges and universities! How do
you know which college or university is best suited
to your needs? These sites will provide you with important
information about the college planning process.
How do get into a competitive
institution? Simply be a good student! This section
gives you online resources for subject areas as well
links to help you develop your skills!
Where do you start? How do you select
an institution? Why do you want to attend an institution?
These links help you determine how to select the optimal
Once you've determined where you'll send
your applications, you will need to make sure you successfully
complete your applications. This section provides
helpful links to answer some of your questions.
As a Ventures Scholar, you will be continually
asked to take a variety of standardized examinations.
This section provides information about PSAT, PLAN,
SAT I, SAT II, ACT, and AP examinations. You will also
be able to link to free on-line test preparation programs.
Learn about these examinations and free test preparation
Graduate/ Professional School
Is it too early to think about graduate
or professional school? Absolutely not! Many career
interests carry a graduate or professional degree as
an entrance requirement.
Develop a short and long term education plan. If you
are unsure about the education needed for your intended
career, take the time to access this information. You
might decide to change your mind about your long range
plan, but at least you will be making an informed decision.
Remember, advanced degrees offer Ventures Scholars the
opportunity for continued career advancement and the
potential to earn a higher salary.
Consider speaking with graduate or professional school
personnel or our professional association representatives
to learn about requirements for specific programs.