College & Career
Welcome to the College and Career Website!
Whether your plans for life after Homewood High School involve attending a four-year or two-year college, serving in the military, or joining the work force, this site will provide helpful resources. Please use the tabs on the left to navigate through the site.
Feel free to contact the HHS College Counselor, Ashley Davenport, with questions or to schedule an appointment -- firstname.lastname@example.org or 205-871-9663.
College Navigator - free consumer information tool designed to assist students, parents, high school counselors, and others get information about over 7000 colleges and universities across the United States and other areas
O-Net Online - primary source of occupational information containing hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors on almost 1,000 occupations covering the entire U.S. economy. The database, which is available to the public at no cost, is continually updated from input by a broad range of workers in each occupation.
Scoir - The College Network - helping students and parents find the right fit "through a unified college search and planning network".
Big Future - BigFuture® is a free, comprehensive set of digital resources that helps students take a productive first step after high school. The BigFuture personalized dashboard simplifies a complex process into key actions across three categories: Plan for College, Pay for College and Explore Careers.
The College Tour - The College Tour is a TV series brought to you by multi-award winning producers. The series tells the story of colleges and universities around the world. Each episode of The College Tour focuses on a single college or university. From campus life, academics, housing, sports, activities, and much more… each student-driven segment gives the audience an inside look at what it’s truly like being a student at the featured college or university.
Self-Directed Search - Career Assessment and self-exploration tool
Today's Military - Information on different branches and ways to serve in the military
Resources for creating and managing an applicant account on the Common App website. Opens August 1 of SENIOR year.
Black Common Application - The Common Black College Application lets students apply to over 65 HBCUs. It takes as little as 10 minutes and costs $20.
Cappex - Your College Decision Headquarters
Find Colleges and Scholarships
Potential Magazine - Parenting Teens to Achieve
This publication is free and is full of resources about scholarships, test prep, choosing the right college, and much more. Check it out today!