Finding a College

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When searching for a college, we recommend that students explore a variety of college and career websites.  With thousands of options to choose from, the selection criteria for each student will vary when deciding upon a college and career.  We hope that you find the following websites useful in beginning your search.  Please also consider these Questions to Ask When Considering a Major in College.doc

Xello (formerly Career Cruising) is a comprehensive career search website that is linked to MHS.  Xello provides a variety of tools and services that assist students in gathering career information within one, user-friendly website.  The tools and services that are offered include:

  • Career exploration inventories and assessments
  • Career search tools
  • Links to education and training components including tools to identify colleges that have the career/major of your choice
  • Links to college planning and financial resources
  • Links to employment components including tools for resume building, interview skill building and work search
  • Access to job boards
  • Online portfolio building tool to demonstrate student work and accomplishments

 

In addition to Xello, we recommend that students use other resources to finalize their college and career searches.  Below is a list of websites that we find useful: