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Career & Education Help

The Testing & Education Reference Center is a great database for information on higher education. Containing information on colleges, graduate schools, and specialty programs, it also offers scholarship searches, practice tests, and downloadable e-books to prepare for the entrance exams.

  • search hundreds of occupations
  • take a career assessment and build a stellar resume
  • search for colleges, programs for international students, and nursing schools
  • search thousands of graduate, law, M.B.A., and nursing opportunities
  • search vocational schools, career colleges, information technology programs, executive education programs, and private secondary schools;
  • prepare for the GED, civil service and military entrance exams, licensing tests for law enforcement, real estate, the postal service, and many other fields
  • plus college and graduate school admissions exams

If you're looking for more academic articles on the career of education, then the Educator's Reference Complete is for you. A collection of more than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports (most full-text) focusing on all levels of education, educational administration and policy.

Other trusted online resources:

Cambridge Employment Program
Free employment assistance to Cambridge residents.

College Board
Everything about the College Boards. The most useful section may be, where you can work on practice questions.

Trade Schools
Source for trade schools in US and Canada. Look by subject, location. Includes online courses and remote access courses. Included is a large library of articles about various trades and careers.

A very useful way to look up information on all the elementary and secondary school districts in the US. Search by state.

Department of Education/Massachusetts
All kinds of links to issues pertaining to elementary and secondary education in Massachusetts. The source for local school district sites. Many articles on education, administration, etc.

All kinds of information on obtaining different kinds of financial aid for college. There are even calculators for figuring colleges costs.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Guidance for applying for the. Includes the college codes necessary to complete the application.

Harvard Websites for Educators

Gutman Library Special Collections
The Gutman Library is the education library at Harvard. This site provides information and links to Gutman's special collections.

Academic Earth
A fascinating site of online video courses in a wide variety of subjects. Courses are supplied by several top universities. Courses are described section by section and "editors picks" attempt to choose the best ones. Some are highly technical and probably quite difficult.