• College Planning

    Senior Bluejay Bridge (Weekly Senior Announcements)

    College/Career Resources - Resources for students planning to go to college, military, straight into a career, or even unsure about what they want to do after high school.

     

    College Planning Presentation (Fall 2020)

  • College Planning Presentation Slides

     

    College Placement Testing

    ACT 

    Kaplan Study Prep- includes a half-length practice test, and ACT Pop Quiz, and ACT Question of the Day. They also host FREE ACT Prep classes and have two available before March 30th, 2021. 

    FREE ACT Study Guide- a full length free official practice test provided by ACT.

    Union Test Prep- includes practice tests, flashcards, and study guides.

    FREE ACT E-Book- this official book from ACT helps you plan for before, during, and after taking the ACT.

    On To College ACT Prep Videos- Username is your email address. Password is otcpwd22

    Visit act.org for information about testing, as well as to register to take the ACT. 

    Waseca High School ACT Number - 242628 

    ACT Test Dates

     

    Accuplacer

    The Accuplacer is used for course placement at the community college level.  To take the Accuplacer, you can contact the particular college that you are interested in attending or talk with your school counselor.
     
    FREE Accuplacer Practice - offical test prep through Accuplacer.
     
    Union Test Prep - practice tests, information about the tests, and Accuplacer tips and tricks.
     
    Mometrix Test Preparation - includes study guides, how-to videos that break down the parts of the test in small chunks, and sample questions.
     
     

    ASVAB

    The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is a heavily researched and well-respected aptitude test developed by the Department of Defense. It measures a young adult’s strengths and potential for success in military training.

    Free online ASVAB test - practice for each individual section of the test as well as general information about the test and branches of the military.

    4tests - more practice for the ASVAB.

     

    SAT

    Vist SAT's website for information about testing, as well as to register to take the SAT.

    2020-2021 SAT Administration Dates and Deadlines 

    SAT Testing

    FREE SAT Practice

  • Accommodations in College

    Students and parents/guardians often have questions about accommodations in college.  Minnesota State Colleges and Universities has put together a great resource that discusses accommodations transfer from high school to college, as well as how students can be successful in college.  Click on this link to view the Postsecondary Resource Guide.

  • Postsecondary Education


    Resources to help students decide their Postseconday plans

    CollegeNet Search engine for colleges in U.S.

    AnyCollegeNet Allows you to indicate your choice of educational major, location and type of college

    Peterson’s Education Ctr. Information about colleges, fin. aid., and careers

    Schools in the USA Career and college prep resource includes career exploration and college searches

    My College Options College search matching student academic, athletic, geographic, and career goals

    Go College College & Scholarship search, ACT/SAT practice tests

    Campustours College campus tours, campus maps, college video’s

    ACT Test dates, on-line registration, FAQ & ACT prep tips

    SAT Test dates, on-line registration, college search, etc.

    National Collegiate Athletic Assoc. Home page for National Collegiate Athletic Association

    University of Wisconsin Information, on-line application, map and more

    Minnesota Colleges and Universities - Information on all of the MN State Colleges and Universities

     
  • Career Planning

    Guidance is provided for students as they plan their occupational future. - Classroom career units, including occupational research and decision making, education required, job entrance requirements and labor market trends are typical career related areas students seek assistance.

    MCIS is an Internet-based system that combines a wealth of career, educational and labor market information into one comprehensive, easy-to-use exploration tool.

    With MCIS, students can:

    • Learn about occupations
    • Understand education and training options
    • Research colleges and technical schools
    • Find scholarships and financial aid
    • Start a job search and create a resume

    CAREERwise (Minnesota State) - Explore career opportunities and watch videos about specific careers.  

    Career Corner - Career and employment information for students and their families

    Career Search - Includes interest inventory and occupation information. 

    Occupational Outlook Handbook - Occupational information on over 250 occupations. 

    My Future - Career and educational information, fin. aid, resume’ writing, money management, etc.

    Resume builder