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College Exploration Links

Hoover High School Counseling Department College/Career Readiness Links  Rev. 2/3/2020

  • CollegeWeekLive: CollegeWeekLive is a free, online event designed to connect prospective students with colleges and universities in a live, interactive environment. CollegeWeekLive is held several times a year. Over 300 colleges and universities from across the US and abroad will have representatives at CollegeWeekLive. More info at 
  • California Career Zone: Explore different careers, take a self-assessment and get a reality check about how much it costs to live on your own.
  • CA Board of Registered Nursing: This website has all the information you need for becoming a registered nurse in CA. From what steps to take in high school to how to choose a college and what exams you must pass.
  • Career Overview: Want more information about a specific career? This is an excellent site because it gives you great descriptions of various careers. You can explore careers, get salary information and even get tips on writing a Resume.
  • College Majors 101: Want more information about your interested major? This website has an extensive list of majors.
  • Expanding Your Horizons in Science and Mathematics: Great place for girls to find information & encouragement to pursue a career in math/science.
  • Health Jobs Start Here: Great website for students who are looking to get into a Health Care Related Career in the future.
  • O*NET Interest Profiler: Complete 60 questions online and discover careers that might fit your personality and interest.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook: The Nation′s premier source for career information! The profiles featured here cover hundreds of occupations and describe What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes BLS employment projections for the 2010–20 decade.
  • Quintessential Careers: The site has a large number of resources, tools, and articles to assist you in achieving your educational goals. Expert free resources and tools about careers.
  • Roadtrip Nation: Career exploration website! Lots of videos.
  • Stem Equity Pipeline: Career Guidance Section for students to better understand STEM careers.
  • State of California: Provides career development resources for California.
  • The Occupational Information Network ONET Welcome to your tool for career exploration and job analysis! Great site to see what careers are projected to grow and what careers are no longer going to be in demand by the time you graduate high school.
  • Who Do U Want 2B: Take a quiz, watch videos and look at different resources to help you determine your future career pathway.
  • Xello College/Career Readiness: Glendale Unified students have a free Xello account. Just login with your GUSD Google account. Create your own roadmap to discover more about yourself to plan your future through fun and interactive career exploration lessons, videos, and assessments (formerly Career Cruising).