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Getting Students Ready for College & Jobs!

  Did you know that certified automotive technicians can make $100,000 per year, executive chefs can earn $84,000 annually, and that it's not uncommon for some Web site designers to earn $78,000 per year? Where do students learn the skills and gain the valuable hands-on experience required for these and many other high-paying professions? The answer is simply, "in any of American Samoa's career/technical education programs."

These valuable links will help parents start planning their child's future. Parents can learn about colleges, careers, the education and training for careers, the cost of education beyond high school, and financial aid.

Parents, plan your child's future by helping your child find their path to ultimate success!

Getting Ready for College Tabloid, a Student and Parent Guide [PDF]

College Guide Tabloid for Students and Parents Tabloid [PPTx] *

American Samoa Parent Guide To College Access  Education and Our Children[PDF]

Effectiveness of School Counseling Research [PDF]

FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

FAFSA Tutorials provide assistance in completing the FAFSA.

Types of College Loans available to students and their parents are listed.

Scholarships available to students are listed.

Paying for College
ASs  Higher Education has a great list of financial aid resources to help pay for college. is a guide for making smart college student aid decisions.

Federal Government Student Aid is a Student Aid website sponsored by the Federal Government. It contains information about paying for college, college admission, selecting the right school for you and much more.

Student Aid Forgiveness Through Public Service shows how students can have their aid forgiven through public service.

Changes In Student Aid 2009 shows the changes in Student Aid for 2009. provides information and resources about planning, preparing and paying for postsecondary education (such as 2- or 4-year colleges and universities, as well as vocational or career schools).

Post Secondary Education - Funding, Policy, Research, News, and much more...!

Cost Calculator's Cost Calculator helps you figure out the cost of college.


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