College & Career Resources

Student Athletes

High school students interested in playing Division I & II athletics should take a look at the following resources: College Bound Student Athlete Guide 19-20 Initial Eligibility Student FAQs Core-Course Planning Worksheets How to request final amateurism certification Things to consider: Students who will be registering with the NCAA, and who want to drop Middle […]

First Generation College Students

First-Generation College Students Are you the first in your family to attend college? Or maybe you the first in your family to attend college in the United States? If so, this page is for you! ¿Eres el primero en tu familia en asistir a la universidad? ¿O tal vez eres el primero en tu familia […]

Vocational & Technical School Information

PROFESSIONAL, VOCATIONAL, & TECHNICAL SCHOOL INFORMATION Air Conditioning Contractors of America A database of HVAC schools throughout the United States Beauty School Directory A database of cosmetology programs Culinary Schools and Programs A clickable map to find culinary arts programs throughout the United States Database of Vocational Schools A database of private post-secondary vocational schools […]

Gap Year Resources

GAP Year Websites Arlington Public Schools does not sponsor, endorse, recommend or screen the individuals or companies whose offers are posted here.  Families and students are reminded that they need to complete their own research on these individuals or companies to determine if they wish to engage in any of their opportunities or services. PROGRAM […]

Military Career Information

Military Career Information United States Air Force United States Army United States Coast Guard United States Marine Corps United States Navy Air National Guard Army National Guard Army Reserves Military Career Guide On-line Military Career Information –  Great information on military academies, military careers, and testing information. Additional Information about Military Academies Army ROTC United […]

Financial Aid Information

Helpful FAFSA and Financial Aid presentations: 2021-2022 FAFSA and Financial Aid Presentation Northern Virginia Community College FAFSA.gov Presentation US Department of Education Financial Aid 101 NACAC Federal Student Aid YouTube page ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ CSS Profile: Apply for institutional aid at over 400 colleges & Universities (not every school uses this). General CSS Profile Link              […]

College Admission Testing

Websites: The College Board – PSAT, SAT, SAT Subject Tests, AP exams The ACT List of Test Optional Schools   Testing dates: SAT test dates ACT test dates *Students who receive free/reduced lunch are eligible for fee waivers. Please see your counselor. *Arlington Public Schools does not sponsor, endorse, recommend or screen the individuals or […]

College & Career Services

Welcome! Your school counselor is your go-to person for college & career planning information. Remember that you can schedule a meeting with your school counselor at any time! General Website to Help with College and Career Planning Naviance VA Wizard Big Future – College Board College Navigator Upcoming College & Career Virtual Student Events for […]

College Admission Testing Information

Helpful Websites ACT information SAT information List of Test-Optional schools Schools that require the SAT Essay Testing Dates 2020-2021 ACT SAT Subject Tests SAT *Students who receive free/reduced lunch are eligible for fee waivers. Please see your counselor. Arlington Public Schools does not sponsor, endorse, recommend or screen the individuals or companies whose offers are […]

College & Career Services

Welcome! Your school counselor is your go-to person for college & career planning information. Remember that you can schedule a meeting with your school counselor at any time! Additional Resources Naviance BigFuture from College Board – a useful resource for finding colleges VA Wizard – an online career and college planning tool National Center for Education […]