College & Career Resources
Beyond Graduation from Anderson High School Looking ahead to graduation can be an exciting time for students and families. There
are many things to consider beyond high
school and we wanted to give information as
you prepare for the future.
Let us help you Enroll, Enlist, or Employ
Enlist-Local Military Recruiters
Employ-Finding great careers and help in
deciding what is next for you after AHS.
ENROLL: College Entrance Exams- JUNIORS AND SENIORS
Counselors recommend taking the ACT or SAT for the 1st time during junior year.
- American College Test (ACT) http://www.actstudent.org/
The ACT tests in five different areas: reading, English, math and scientific reasoning. If you are on free or reduced textbook rental you are eligible for a fee waiver. To obtain a waiver, contact your counselor.
- Scholastic Achievement Test (SAT) http://sat.collegeboard.org
The SAT tests verbal and math reasoning performance, and has a writing section. The SAT also has fee waivers for those who qualify. The SAT is required for all students during their junior year.
AHS to offer the SAT to seniors only on 10/28. Register by 9/8: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdczYKRnhgDDYUpxltDeI99bM9LRToK6T2cJYpQzlUEXHv5UA/viewform?usp=sf_link
Mrs. Wilson will be in the cafeteria to collect fees 9/8,9/15, & 9/22. Fees are due by 9/22.
ACT: ACT registration, preparation, and more
Number2: Free SAT/ACT test prep
ENROLL: College Application information- Indiana Colleges and Universities- All Students
Indiana College Costs: http://www.indianacollegecosts.org/explore-indiana-colleges/
Learn More Indiana: https://learnmoreindiana.org/college
Career Colleges: Search for career colleges and technical schools
HBU Connect: Historical Black Colleges and Universities search site
Sallie Mae College Planning: Plan for college with tools from this site, including scholarships, financial aid, and student loans
Finaid.org: The Smart Student's guide to financial aid
LendEDU Promotes financial literacy through free educational resources, focusing on financial aid, student loans, college budgeting, etc. A free college scholarship search is also available.
All transcript requests need to be done through Parchment. Please create an account and there is no fee to request high school transcripts. Please see Mrs. Rogers with any transcript questions or concerns. https://www.parchment.com/u/auth/login?referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.parchment.com%2Fu%2Fdashboard
Dual Credit transcripts- If you have taken any dual credit or college classes, you must request a transcript from the college/university.
- PU Polytech- https://www.purdue.edu/registrar/currentStudents/students/transcripts.html
- IU- https://acp.iu.edu/current-students/transcript-requests.html
- Ivy Tech- https://www.ivytech.edu/registrar/3449.html
ENLIST : United States Armed Services
Military Careers: Learn more about possible career paths in the United States Military.
Air Force- Staff Sergeant McPeek 765-810-8642
Army- Staff Sergeant McKoy 765-543-7293
Indiana Army National Guard- SSG Salinas 765-215-0827
Marines- SSgt. Dresbach 574-302-1894
Navy- EM3 Levesque 317-495-5506
Roadtrip Nation: https://roadtripnation.com/
Learn More Indiana Career: https://learnmoreindiana.org/career
Indiana Career Ready: https://www.indianacareerready.com/JobSeeker/ExploreInterests
Bureau of Labor Statistics: https://www.bls.gov/jobs/
Indiana Unions: https://www.topnotch.org/industry-links
Indiana Department of Workforce Development: https://www.in.gov/dwd/
Indiana Career Connect: https://www.indianacareerconnect.com/vosnet/Default.aspx
Struggling with your future plans: Interest/Personality/Career Assessments
Strong's Career Assessment : https://www.themyersbriggs.com/en-US/Products-and-Services/Strong
16 Personalities: https://www.16personalities.com/esfj-personality