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.
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Metropolitan Education Commission's 17th Annual Key to Employment for the 21st Century Symposium is on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at the University of Arizona Student Union Ballroom. The Symposium is designed to inspire students to pursue college, science, technology, and 21st Century careers. It provides students with an opportunity to meet industry professionals, to explore technologies, to learn about courses of study, skills and educational requirements that will prepare them for college, and to connect with colleges, trade schools, and community organizations that provide opportunities for internships and training. Students, Exhibitors and Sponsors: Click here for more info!
Federal Student Aid: Get help paying for college! Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
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.
Apply for a Fly In Program while you still can! Visiting campus is one of the most important steps in deciding if a particular college is right for you. Because of this, most colleges offer weekend programs. Click here for a list of colleges that offer travel assistance for students who demonstrate financial need. Many of these applications are due soon, so apply while you still can!
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 during an extended 3-week wilderness leadership expedition!
View photos of colleges and share the ones you took on a college visit at Collegesnaps.com
Need more scholarship info? Need some advice on an essay you've written? Go to scholarshipjunkies.com for help finding scholarships. They'll read your essays, give you feedback and work with you through the entire process!
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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