In this chapter, you
explored your college’s Student Handbook. Here are examples of
student handbooks from
Bridgewater State College,
Northland College, and
Your college library may
have a database of college and university catalogs. There are several
online sites that have collected college web sites. One is
from the NewsDirectory site. Note that this site also gives access to
online versions of newspapers around the world. Another is
which also provides an online form to request more information. From
here, you can also link to other college guides.
There are many resources
for career exploration.
provides a comprehensive set of assessments to help you identify your
To find out more about
different careers, check out this resource from the
University of Manitoba. Or look at
What can I do With a Career In… from the University of North
Match majors with your interests at Indiana University’s career
Interested in what
employers want? The Wall Street Journal hosts a
Virtual Career Fair each summer.
As you set your academic
goals, planning ways to finance your education is an important factor.
UAW Daimler Chrysler National Training center has a section on
education. Be sure to review the
additional links on the right of the screen.