College & Career

George Mason High School College and Career Center


Senior Externships 

2018 Externship Links for Seniors

College and Career Update

Latest Edition

Naviance

Naviance

College and career platform available to all FCCPS students grade 7 - 12:
career and college search tools, scholarship searches, GMHS admissions data, resume builder, parent brag sheet, senior worksheet.  GM parents can contact Mr. Palermo or their student’s school counselor for login info. 

College Planning Timelines

College Roadmap
roadmap

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

ACT and SAT Information

ACT - American College Testing
test dates, online registration, and test prep

SAT - The College Board
test dates, online registration, SAT subject exams, PSAT, big future, and test prep

The College Search

NACAC
college search information from NACAC - the National Association for College Admission Counseling

bigfuture.com
search engine designed by The College Board - a user-friendly place to begin

US News and World Report
national rankings

ctcl.org
Colleges that Change Lives - a great place to learn about liberal arts colleges

niche.com
a GMHS student favorite search site

unigo.com
search for colleges across the US with student reviews and scholarship information

College Scorecard
college comparisons form the US Department of Education

College Navigator
statistical college information from the US Department of Education

vccs.edu
programs and majors offered at Virginia community colleges

Career Exploration

Occupational Outlook Handbook
US Dept. of Labor online handbook

Virginia Workforce Connection
Virginia employment and Labor Market information

Financial Aid and Scholarships

FAFSA.edu.gov
free application for federal student aid from the US Department of Education

Finding and Applying for Scholarships | Federal Student Aid
overview of scholarship information from the US Department of Education

fastweb.com
comprehensive and trusted scholarship search engine

scholarships.com
scholarship site endorsed by NACAC

uncf.org
listing of scholarships available to African-American students

latinocollegedollars.org
scholarship database supported by the Hispanic Scholarship Fund

lookingglass.org
scholarship database for students with disabilities 

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