College Information

  • 2016-17 Course of Study Guide Provides a course description for each course offered at Red Bank Regional High School, along with the sequence for each program. 

    These websites will help you plan, gather information and explore the many offerings available to you. As always, you should consult with your counselor first!

    NACAC Resources-- An array of resources and documents ranging from using high school resources to prepare for college through strategies for succeeding in college.

    NACAC Recursos para Estudiantes y Padres--Encontrará las herramientas para transitar de la escuela secundaria a la universidad

    Naviance--utilize the information from RBR graduates to determine your fit for particular colleges; conduct a college search identifying your preferences and analyzing national and local statistics

    College Board--conduct a college search based on your preferences; analyze national statistics

    Know How 2 Go--helpful hints and articles about the college process, starting from middle school and continuing through every year of high school

    My Road--use your registration number on your PSAT to access this helpful website

    In Like Me--a “gateway to college admissions” providing articles, tips and resources for prospective students

    SAT Optional Schools

    First Generation Students--an excellent resource for students who will be the first in their family to attend/apply for college

    Guide for Parents

    Guide for Parents (Spanish)

    Uwannadu--Free comprehensive website offering college and career mapping, career testing and matching and informative career videos. *You must create a free account for access to their services.

     

Financial Aid and Scholarships

  • As the cost of college increases year after year, it is important to know the resources available to you. While this list is not exhaustive, it is a great place to start your investigation! 

    FAFSA online--The ONLY website on which you should complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

    FSA ID--Sign up for your personal code--you will need this code to sign your FAFSA.

    HESAA--A variety of resources from the New Jersey State Financial Aid organization.

    Financial Aid Guide--An outstanding guide explaining why you should apply and how to apply for financial aid.

    Finaid.org--Search for scholarships that match your profile, look for information regarding student loans, plan for savings plans and much more.

    Scholarships.com--Search for scholarships, find colleges and learn about other types of aid for which you may qualify.

    Fastweb--Helps with a targeted scholarship search, financial aid, college search and career advice.

    Making College Affordable for Hispanic Students--This website provides information and resources specific to Hispanic students. 

    7 Steps to Financial Aid--A useful resource provided by the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC)

    How to Get a Degree Without Debt--A website with abundant resources, information, scholarship links, cost of living calculators, etc.

     

     

Other Resources

Career Exploration

  • Naviance--On the "About Me" and "Careers" tabs, there are several opportunities to explore careers. Complete an interest inventory, analyze your skills, make lists of careers of interest and watch videos from a variety of career choices.

    Occupational Outlook Handbook--For hundreds of different types of jobs, the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you: the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job and working conditions.

    Princeton Review--a five-minute career quiz to quickly identify possible career matches.

    Salary.com--investigate the salaries for a specific career throughout the country.

    Major Resource Kits--links academic majors in college to competitive careers (this site is provided by the University of Delaware, but applies to similar majors)

     

     

Testing

 
Free Accuplacer preparation: use this site to prepare for Brookdale's Accuplacer test 
 
Passaic County Community College Accuplacer prep: another free site for preparing for the Accuplacer 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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