College Career Information and Opportunities
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Check out this website... http://www.texasrealitycheck.com/
Texas State University - Bobcat Days
University of Texas - Campus visit information
SFA - Showcase Saturdays
University of Houston - Cougar Preview
Sam Houston State University - Saturdays at Sam
Texas Tech - Texas Tech's Annual Engineering Bus Trip
Date with Destiny - This is a career and education awareness forum for young women interested in exploring technical careers and/or education in the oil and gas industry. October 13, 2016 8am - 2pm.
Financial Aid 101 - free course to help you with financial aid process
Texas Colleges - complete list of Texas Colleges
College Board - register here to receive PSAT/SAT scores online
FAFSA - Financial Aid
ApplyTexas.org - click here to apply to any Texas College
Khan Academy - free practice tests for PSAT and SAT
College2in2 - free two minute videos to assist with college planning
College Search Tips
College Majors 101 - Simply click on area of interest and link will give you list of colleges to check out!