Post-Secondary Educational Options & Information
Four-Year College and University:
Students attend four-year colleges or universities to earn bachelor’s degrees by successfully completing the degree program. There are a lot of these institutions to choose from and they vary by size, admission criteria, academic standards, and what types of programs they offer. To learn more about the college admissions process, click here.
College Entrance Exam Registration and Deadlines
ACT Registration Deadlines and Test Dates
SAT Registration Deadlines and Test Dates
NCAA Eligibility Center Guide for the College-Bound Student-Athlete
Federal Student Aid Information
Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA)
Resources for Parents
Supportive Parents, Successful Students: Guidebook for Parents of the College Bound Student
Two-Year Colleges (Community College):
Students who attend a two-year college earn an Associate of Arts (AA) degree or an Applied Science (AAS) degree. Students who earn an AA degree may later transfer credits to a four-year college or university. To learn more about the difference between a four-year college/university and a two-year college, click here.
Eastern Gateway Community College
Workforce Development Programs:
Eastern Gateway Community College Workforce Development Program
Vocational-Technical and Career Schools:
A vocational school is any educational institution that is specifically geared to helping students get employment-ready skills and knowledge for occupations. A vocational school is also known as a technical school, trade school, or career college; the terms are used interchangeably.
Trumbull Career & Technical School Adult Education
Mahoning Career & Technical Center Adult Education
Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics
An apprenticeship is a program that trains a worker to become skilled in a trade. Apprenticeship is a combination of on-the-job training and related classroom instruction under the supervision of a journey-level craft person or trade professional. For more information regarding apprenticeship programs, click here.
The Builders Association of Eastern Ohio and Western PA
ODE Apprenticeships and Internships
Western Reserve Building Trades for Mahoning, Trumbull & Columbiana Counties
There are a variety of career options for high school and college graduates through all branches of the military. To explore the different types of career opportunities available to service members, learn about the compensation they can expect to receive, find out how to transfer to the civilian sector, and more, click here.
College & Career Exploration Resources:
The following are helpful links that will help you explore programs and careers that match your interest, values and strengths.
Bureau of Labor and Statistics
Trumbull Career & Technical Center (TCTC) Information (10th Grade)