As part of our focus on education and our dedication to the educational success of America's youth, we have researched the best sources of educational information online, so you don't have to. The internet is a vast resource of information...if you know where to look and what you are looking for!
We have compiled this online college and education one-stop-shop resource Toolkit for your benefit. Here you'll find a host of information and resources you'll need to ensure your success as future college student or recent high school graduate. Unless so stated, Assured Life Association does not have any relationship with any of the websites suggested in this Toolkit; we simply recommend them as good resources for you in your college preparation and search process.
Learn How to Become - As with any other job, the more education and experience you have in the field for which you are applying, the better your chances of getting hired and receiving competitive pay. As a general rule, a bachelor’s degree is the minimum level of schooling most employers, nonprofit or not, will be expecting. If you also received an associate’s degree or any special certifications, make sure you specify it on your application, as it could be the thing that determines whether you get the job or not. On this site - search career paths - research education options, job details and salaries - take the first step on your journey!
College Board – one-click access to the most popular and trusted college-planning tools. Here are some direct links from this site that you may find helpful:
College Search – Find the right colleges for you.
Major and Career Profiles
Free Official SAT Practice Test – Taking the SAT Practice Test is a stress-free (and free) way to find your strengths and weaknesses on the SAT. You can test online, or you can print it out.
Scholarship Search – locate scholarships, internships, grants, and loans that match your education level, talents, and background.
Scholarships.com offers free scholarship and college search, reliable information about scholarships, grants & other free money, along with hundreds of pages of other helpful content, addressing all aspects of the financial aid process and college life. Here are some direct links from this site that you may find helpful.
College Scholarship Search
College Search – Find the college that’s right for you.
ACOnline creates in-depth resources that address topics, questions and concerns related to higher education with an eye on affordability and accreditation. Resources include comprehensive guidebooks, student interviews, data sets and other materials created vetted by experts.
AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org is a comprehensive accreditation resource for anybody in the process of selecting a college. The information provided to prospective students will enable them to make informed decisions about which college or university to attend or avoid.
College Answer www.CollegeAnswer.com is the Internet's premier guide to college admissions and financial aid. It offers advice and tools to expedite, simplify, and optimize the admissions and financial aid processes.
We’ve partnered with College Funding Solutions Incorporated (CFS) to help our members prepare and pay for college. CFS provides step by step guidance and personalized service to help each student receive the best college education at the best price. CFS stresses that paying for college is only part of the puzzle. Deciding on a career, matching that choice with the most suitable college or university, and navigating all of the details along the way can be a very confusing and time-consuming process. CFS boasts a graduation rate almost twice that of the national average. Put the expertice and experience of CFS to work for you. Assured Life members receive a discount on CFS services using promotional code AL200 and can find more information online at www.mycollegeinfo.com.