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 in the 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: Excellent internship and gap year options: http://www.teenlife.com/

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

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 Aid and 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. Do college 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. You can 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 disabled students
Fairtest.org - Discover what schools are test optional, and/or what schools require what tests.
Coupon Follow: https://couponfollow.com/research/ultimate-savings-guide-for-college

ctcl.com - The Colleges that ChangeLives website, which is a spin off of Loren Pope's book. A great site 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 At this site all students can get recruited by colleges, free.

http://www.college-scholarships.comAt the bottom of this site/homepage you can find college contact information by state, including admissions and financial aid office email addresses, toll free phone numbers, and links to online applications for admission. 

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

http://www.college-scholarships.com/100college.htm Here you'll find links to the 75 websites we think have the best information for college-bound students and their parents. We've scoured the web for more than five years to compile these links representing the best of the best.

http://www.guaranteed-scholarships.comlists scholarships given by individual colleges to all enrolled students 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 search engine

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/Discover Business has a database of business schools and programs. 

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

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

collegiatechoice.com - order videos of walking tours of campuses in the US

theu.com - "The U" allows you to view internet videos of schools and hear "snip-its" about the schools' campuses and community life; many are designed and downloaded by students, 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

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