College & Career Exploration
WHAT IS REAL TALK?
Real Talk is a virtual college exploration initiative designed to connect Black students and families with Black representatives from colleges and college access organizations across the country.
Our events are designed to feel authentic, engaging and, most of all, real, while providing you with all the information you’ll need to plan, pay for, and attend college.
College Board’s BigFuture website offers several tools to help a student navigate the college search including career exploration. Insightful information and videos are free to explore at any time.
Types of Colleges – Click here to learn more about each type of college
- Public and private colleges
- For-profit colleges
- Four year and two year colleges
- Liberal arts colleges
- Community colleges
- Vocational-technical and career colleges
- Colleges with a special focus
- Arts colleges
- Single sex colleges
- Religiously affiliated colleges
- Specialized-mission colleges
What college do I want to attend? What major should I choose? What careers am I interested in? See how these students found what was right for them.
Learning more about yourself is a great way to begin the career-planning process. Your passions, hobbies and experiences can all help you find your path.
The first step to exploring what you want to do in the future involves thinking about who you are now. Experts give advice on where to start.
A campus visit can help you make decisions about what you’re looking for in a college. Find out what you can do to get the best experience from your campus visit.
Finding out what you want to be in the future involves knowing who you are today. A self-inventory can help you plan for college and a career.
What’s so great about a college education? A lot. Going to college is one of the smartest decisions you’ll make about your future. Find out why.
The higher your level of education, the more money you’ll earn each year. Check out the numbers and see how getting an education pays.
Career Fair Videos
Virtual Internship! Explore the World of Law Enforcement April 22 10:30 am or sign up to get the recording
This article helps high school students learn about coursework, extracurriculars, and skills that provide a strong foundation for a future degree and career in healthcare. It also features an insightful interview with a family medicine physician who mentors students interested in pursuing healthcare careers.
Major and Career Exploration through College Board
Career Explorer Test: Career Explorer
Career Exploration: FREE Career Quiz from the Princeton Review
College Exploration: californiacolleges.edu
College Finder through College Board: HERE
Wondering what to do in the future? RoadTrip Nation
Schools for Nursing and Nursing Careers: Nursing Schools & Careers
Early Childhood Education: Early Childhood Education