Resources and Tools
Your high school years are a time of exploration. After you have identified careers of interest, understand and identify the training/education required. Once you understand the program required, research and understand which schools have what you are looking for both in academic programming and school life (if applicable).
General Exploration Resources
Use Xello and other career tools. Xello is accessed through each student's Google waffle.
Comprehensive college research tool.
Understand your return on investment (ROI) based on college and major choice.
College Scorecard (U.S. Department of Education):
Identify schools that meet your parameters and compare factors such as average ACT/SAT scores, graduation rate, average salary after graduating, typical debt, and more.
Great tool to identify schools that meet the parameters you set.
Tool to identify schools of interest utilizing rankings.
Rankings based on region, major, size, etc.
Data based on the fall of 2020 entering class, with rates ranging from 4-31%.
MN State Specific Resources
MN's Reciprocity with ND, SD, & WI
Minnesota has agreements with neighboring states to provide lower tuition for Minnesota residents to attend public colleges and universities in those states.