Web Resources

Confidential Safety Reporting Form 
Health and Wellness Safety Resources
Social Emotional Support Resources

Community Service and Jobs for Youth

Guide
to Bostonservice, job and internship opportunities in Boston:http://www.cityofboston.gov/students/working/ - includes links to community service opportunities, internship info, resume tips, and job resources inthe area
City of Boston Youth Zone (the department of Youth Engagement and Employment: http://youth.boston.gov/

Taking a Year Off--The Gap Year

Teen Life: Excellentinternship and gap year options: http://www.teenlife.com/

Teen Life Guideto Gap Year Programs: a great resource!http://teenlife.uberflip.com/i/434399

NCAA Resources for the college-bound athlete: 

Travel Programs

CIEE High School and GapYear Abroad: http://www.ciee.org/hsabroad/

World Learning: http://www.worldlearning.org

American ForeignService: http://www.afs.org

School for InternationalTraining Study Abroad Programs: http://www.sit.edu/studyabroad

National OutdoorLeadership School: http://www.nols.edu

Outward Bound: http://www.outwardbound.org
The Leap (Organization based in the UK): www.TheLeap.co.uk 

Community Service Programs
City Year: http://www.cityyear.org/

Habitat forHumanity-Boston: http://www.habitatboston.org/

Americorps: http://www.americorps.org

Earthwatch: http://www.earthwatch.org
The Leap (Organization based in the UK): www.TheLeap.co.uk

The Samaritans: http://www.samaritansofboston.org/volunteer.html
A Telephone Befriending Service in search of nonjudgmental listeningand support people, has a year long volunteer program which a studentdesiring an interim high school college experience may consider.Locations in: Boston, MA (617) 536-2460, Cape Cod (508) 548-7999, FallRiver (508) 679-9777,
Framingham (508) 872-1780, Methuen (978) 688-0030

Audibon ExpeditionInstitute: http://lesley.edu/gsass/audubon/about.html?src=adwords&cpn=audubon&gclid=CLCw4ZKiyooCFRUhNAodvjHShQ
(offers expeditions across the United States to study nature and theenvironment)

Institute forInternational Cooperation and Development: http://www.iicd-volunteer.org

ServeNet Volunteer Opportunities - Volunteer Match: http://www.volunteermatch.org/search/org7886.jsp

National Association for Service andConservation Corps: http://www.nascc.org

Internship Programs and other Gap Year Resources
The Education Cooperative:
http://www.tec-coop.org/career-exploration-internships-college-fairs

Teen Life: https://www.teenlife.com/

Dynamy: http://www.dynamy.org

Center for InterimPrograms: http://www.interimprograms.com

Taking Off: http://www.takingoff.net

Gap Year: http://www.gapyear.com
Gap Year Solutions https://gapyearsolutions.wordpress.com/

Leap Now: www.leapnow.org
The Leap (Organization based in the UK): www.TheLeap.co.uk 

Financial Aidand Scholarship Sites
http://www.mefacounselor.org/-Excellent resource for the entire financial aid process
https://www.discover.com/student-loans/college-planning/index.html - Discover Financial Aid Resources
http://www.nebhe.org/tuitionbreak- Massachusetts State Universtities Regional Student Program - agreat deal!
http://www.scholarships.com/
http://www.fastweb.com/
http://www.schoolsoup.com/
http://www.finaid.org/
http://www.college-scholarships.com/index.html
http://www.heic.org/
http://www.massmentor.edu-specific to Massachusetts colleges and universities
http://www.salliemae.com/planning/scholarships.html
http://www.collegeboard.org/finaid/fastud/html/proform.html
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/

Career Information Sites
http://www.careersandcolleges.com

http://www.math.unl.edu/~nmsi/tQ2/assessment.html

http://www.careermosaic.com/cm/crc/

http://campus.monster.com/

http://stats.bls.gov/ocohome.htm
https://www.ultimatemedical.edu/healthcare-career-guide

ExploringCollege Options and College Search Sites
http://www.collegeboard.org/ - College Board college search and testing information. Docollege searches AND learn about SAT I and SAT II testing information

http://www.braintrack.com/us-colleges-BrainTrack profiles almost every US higher-education institution. Youcan also search for colleges by phrase or profession.

http://connection.naviance.com/waylandhs-TCCi Naviance Family Connection college database program available to sophomores,juniors and seniors

http://www.discoverbusiness.us/ Discover Business includes a database of business degrees and programs

college-scholarships.com/learning_disabilities.htm-great information on colleges with programs for learning disabledstudents
Fairtest.org - Discover what schools are test optional, and/or what schools require what tests.

ctcl.com - The Colleges that ChangeLives website, which is a spin off of Loren Pope's book. A greatsite and a great book!
http://www.campuspride.org/collegefair/ - Campus Pride is a resource for LGBTQ students in the college search process
http://www.pointfoundation.org/OnlineApplicationInfo - Scholarship application for the Point Foundation for LGBTQ students

http://www.get-recruited.com Atthis site all students can get recruited by colleges, free.

http://www.college-scholarships.comAt the bottom of this site/homepage you can find college contactinformation by state, including admissions and financial aid officeemail addresses, toll free phone numbers, and links to onlineapplications for admission. No other site on the internet has so muchcollege contact information.

http://www.college-scholarships.com/free_scholarship_searches.htmhas links to 33 separate, free, scholarship searches. No other websitelists nearly as many.

http://www.college-scholarships.com/100college.htmHere you'll find links to the 75 websites we think have the bestinformation for college-bound students and their parents. We'vescoured the web for more than five years to compile these linksrepresenting the best of the best.

http://www.guaranteed-scholarships.comlists scholarships given by individual colleges to all enrolledstudents meeting the stated criteria.

massmentor.edu -specific toMassachusetts colleges and universities

petersons.com -sponsor of thePeterson's college books. Can do college and scholarship searches

collegeview.com -college searchengine

tericollegeaccess.org -theMassachusetts branch of The Education Resources Institute (TERI)

aicad.org -The Association ofIndependent Colleges of Art and Design
http://www.discoverbusiness.us/education/online-mba/us/massachusetts/ Dsicover Business has a database of business schools and programs. 

campusbound.com - A privatecollege consulting firm in Lexington and Quincy that has greatdescriptions of a variety of colleges that are not readily found in guides like the Fiske Guide, The Insider's Guide or Collegesthat Change Lives. Check it out! Look for the link for "CampusQuick Looks" on their website. The guidance Office willalso have a paper copy of these descriptions as well, so stop by andcheck them out.

campusclimateindex.org/ -The LGBT-Friendly Campus Climate Index: the only online resource of itskind, is specifically for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) andally youth and their families.

collegiatechoice.com - ordervideos of walking tours of campuses in the US

theu.com - "The U" allows you to viewinternet videos of schools and hear "snip-its" about the schools'campuses and community life; many are designed and downloaded bystudents, so they are considered "uncensored"

adventuresineducation.org-college search engine and financial aid information

collegiate.net -The Center for AllCollegiate Information (includes International schools and programs)

collegeedge.com -sponsored by thePrinceton Review, college searches and SAT Prep information