The Regional College Access Center helps students prepare for, apply to, and succeed in college. We serve students, families and educators in Tucson and Pima County.
Meeting Schedule 2015: Jan. 21, Feb. 18, Mar. 18, April 15, May 20.
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The Key to Employment for the 21st Century Symposium - February 11, 2015, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., University of Arizona Student Union Ballroom, 1303 E. University Blvd. This Symposium is designed to introduce students to high tech industries as career options for their future, and since its inception has reached over 6,000 students. Click here for more info. Please donate to this great event. Your donation allows more youth to attend and learn about hi-tech careers that are available to them. Let's show our students that they can be a part of the 21st Century. Click here to donate.
Federal Student Aid: Get help paying for college! Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
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The Khan Academy is a not-for-profit website providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere. Plus SAT test prep. Click here: www.khanacademy.org
Here are The Top 50 Colleges at a Glance considered by Money.com who offer students a great education at a reasonable price.
Check out the Arizona Ivy League Project! It's mission is to engage, envision and empower students to apply and attend the leading institutions of higher education while committed to giving back to their community.
STEP (Student Expedition Program) is an unprecedented opportunity for talented high-school students with limited financial resources to discover the extent of their own abilities. Students gain self-confidence, self-esteem, a sense of purpose and what it takes to succeed during an extended 3-week wilderness leadership expedition. Click here: stepexpedition.org
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AZ Earn to Learn is a groundbreaking program that prepares high school students for college with financial education and matching funds. Its purpose is to help limited-income Arizonans to save for college. Click here: www.azearntolearn.org
Find your dream college!
Create a College Greenlight account and enter some basic information (like your school, grades, standardized test scores and activities) to find the best college for you, academically and socially!
For job seekers. Check out AIM's website: careerlink.com. Applied Information Management (AIM) Institute is a not-for-profit community organization that promotes technology to empower people, enhance organizations, and create brilliant communities
College Depot! Scholarships! Click on this link and our blog for scholarship info and upcoming deadlines. There is also information on scholarships for Arizona residents.
Find a scholarship!
There are scholarships and resources for students, families and educators at ScholarshipsA-Z. Their goal is to make higher education accessible to all, regardless of immigration status.
Get homework help!
The Pima County Public Library offers free tutoring in person, online and even over the phone!
Job training, skills development and education! Check out JobPath! They recruit and sponsor adults in education and training programs which allow participants to significantly increase their income and help address the skilled workforce shortages in Tucson and Pima County.
QuestBridge links exceptional, low income students with colleges, scholarship providers, enrichment programs employers, and organizations seeking students who have excelled despite obstacles! Check out their website: questbridge.org
Discover careers that fit your talents!
Check out the "Interest Profiler" and "Occupation Sorter" from the Arizona Career Information Service.
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