Find A College

Find A College

  • Grade range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
  • Release date: 08-13-2019
  • Tags: College, College and Career Preparation, College Prep, Find Colleges, College Search, Engineering, Career Aspirations, Compare colleges, College and Career Readiness, Major, Photography, Education, Career in Education, Career, Career Awareness, Veterinary Science, College Preparation, College Scorecard, Career Choice, Education and Training

Description

There are tons of colleges out there to choose from. Use these resources to figure out how to find the one that’s a perfect fit for you.

Resources

Resource ID: Gearup_F_HIGH_Joseph Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Author: CCMP Institutional Organization: Texas Education Agency
There are countless colleges out there—how do you even begin figuring out which is the best fit? Joseph explains how he analyzed college features before finding the one school that was going to give him everything he needed.   
Resource ID: Gearup_F_HIGH_Gabe Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Author: CCMP Institutional Organization: Texas Education Agency
Man-with-a-plan Gabe knew back in high school that he definitely wanted to be an engineer, so he was able to use that specific career goal to help shape his whole college search (and decision) process.
Resource ID: Gearup_F_FTGU_Agojok Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Author: CCMP Institutional Organization: Texas Education Agency
A big fan of singing in the choir and firing up her imagination, Agojok plans to someday be a teacher in South Sudan, where her parents grew up. Watch her share her story. 
Resource ID: Gearup_F_FTGU_Gaspar Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Author: CCMP Institutional Organization: Texas Education Agency
Gaspar will have earned his college associate’s degree by the end of his junior year…in high school. His dream is to change the educational history of his whole family.
Resource ID: Gearup_F_FTGU_Makayl Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Author: CCMP Institutional Organization: Texas Education Agency
Whether this Freer TXGU'er is prepping for powerlifting, hanging with horses, or studying for school, she's always got her eyes on the prize. Check out the video to see how Makayla is turning her passions into career prospects.
Resource ID: Gearup_F_CollegeScor Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Author: CCMP Institutional Organization: Texas Education Agency
A lot of colleges, a lot of info about each one—that’s what you get with College Scorecard. Its no-frills, easy-to-use search engine generates a list of school profiles that give you the most important info (cost, financial aid help, ACT and SAT averages, etc.) in an extremely well organized format.
Resource ID: Gearup_F_Careeronest Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Author: CCMP Institutional Organization: Texas Education Agency
If you’re looking to explore careers and find one that’s right for you, this is just the place. The site’s got everything to help you in your quest—a vast job-search engine, career guidance and advice, education and training opportunities, resume creation and interview strategies, and much more.