Watson College Counseling Links

SCOIR

image4

Tool for managing your college search and application process

Book an Online or In-Person Meeting

Watson College Counseling book meeting

Walsh students should meetings that are either online (15- or 30-minute) or at Walsh

Connect to Our Scheduled Online Meeting

Watson College Counseling Zoom Meeting Link

Go directly to an online meeting you've already scheduled

O*Net Online

image6

Complete the O*Net Interest Profiler. Save your results as a PDF and upload to SCOIR

RESEARCH COLLEGES ON YOUR LIST

NICHE

Combines objective data with student ratings to provide letter grades and insight.

COLLEGE DATA

Look under the "Admissions" tab to find out the factors your college considers important in its admission process

COLLEGE SCORECARD

Pulls federal data on graduation rates, size of debt, average salary 10 years after starting college, and more ROI indicators

FISKE GUIDE

This book provides excellent summaries of the "typical kid" on a campus, curriculum highlights, and more

STANDARDIZED TESTING AND FINANCIAL AID SITES

Register for ACT or send scores

image7

Register for SAT or send scores

image8

Common Application

image9

Most (but not all) colleges use the Common Application to apply to college

File the FAFSA

image10

The FAFSA opens October 1 of the year before you will attend college. File early. Note that young men have to register for Selective Service in order to be eligible for federal aid

File the CSS Profile

image11

The CSS Profile opens October 1 of the year before you will attend college. Most selective colleges require this financial aid form if you are applying for aid. educational consultant

Career Resource Links

What Can I Do With This Major?

What Can I Do With This Major

 An excellent tool for discovering all the potential jobs associated with every college major.  You may be surprised!   

O*Net Career Interest Quiz

image12

Explore the types of work you might be interested in by using the O*NET Career Interest Profiler. Takes about 10 minutes. 

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Occupational Outlook Handbook Watson College Counseling

 Interested in finding the fastest growing occupations, highest median wage occupations, or find out educational requirements for your interests?  

Achieveworks Assessments

image13

Student assessments for the journey to college assigned by Dr. Watson.