• Student & Parent Resources


    Preparing students for the post high school journey can be overwhelming.  We hope this resources page provides helpful preparation material and/or information to guide you as you navigate options from college/university, to military, to humanitarian services and more. 

    Unsure about what you want to study or what careers await you? The Digital Citizen Foundation shares a list of questions you should be asking, to help clear up the muddy waters about your future career path!

     


    RESEARCH RESOURCES



    WRITING RESOURCES


    AZCIS - Used by all CUSD Schools

     

    BIG FUTURE by College Board

    Letter of Rec. Form

    College Checklist

    Activities/Employment Resume Template

    College Scorecard

    Volunteer Time Tracker (IMPACT: track on Infinite Campus)

    College STEPS

    7 Tips on Writing an Effective Essay by FastWeb

    General Research

     

    EDMIT  (Compare Colleges best suited for your finances on EDMIT!)

     

    Financial Aid / FAFSA Resources

     FUNDING RESOURCES

    Why Volunteer or Intern?

    College Goal FAFSA - Arizona's College Goal FAFSA is agrant-funded statewide initiative that provides free information to Arizona students and families seeking college financial aid.​

    Med School Road Map  (by request)

    College Preparation Chec​klist​ - An education guide provided by the US Department of Education describing the steps needed for students to get ready for college.

    Reach Higher

     Raise.m​e​​​ - Helps students in 9th-12th grades to discover colleges and earn "Micro-scholarships" for academic and extracurricular achievements throughout high school. When you add achievements to your Portfolio on Raise.me, you could be eligible to earn Micro-scholarships towards their partner colleges. These achievements can include good grades, participating in clubs, playing on a sports team, volunteering or even starting a club. This can also include AP or IB courses, honors classes, and college-level courses, too.​

    Discover Business

     LendEDU - Blog about Arizona sources of funding/financial aid options. 

    CareerOneStop -  A site sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor and includes career aptitude/interest assessments, job searches, information on apprenticeships, vocational training, education necessary for different career fields, and wages and salaries for different types of jobs.

     

    m​​e3 - An online quiz designed to help match middle school and high school students with potential career and degree options. In addition, this tool provides information about which classes to take in high school to prepare students to get into the right major and also provides information about job types including average salaries.

     
    iseek Career Assess​ment​ - ​​A career cluster interest survey designed to help match students of all ages to different career possibilities through their interests. ​

     

    O*Net OnLine - This website offers tools for career exploration, has detailed descriptions of occupations, the skills needed, job analysis, and more.