DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
CAREER AND EDUCATION PLANNING
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LOCAL RESOURCES - PARENT CORNER
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]
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.
ASs Higher Education has a great list of financial aid resources to help pay for college.
SayStudent.com is a guide for making smart college student aid decisions.
Government Student Aid
StudentAid.ed.gov 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.
Forgiveness Through Public Service
StudentAid.ed.gov shows how students can have their aid forgiven through public service.
Student Aid 2009
NASFAA.org shows the changes in Student Aid for 2009.
College.gov 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
ED.gov - Funding, Policy, Research, News, and much more...!
Scholarship.com's Cost Calculator helps you figure out the cost of college.
Disclaimer:Though there are links to many useful external resources from this website, the Department of Education
assumes no responsibility for the views and information contained on those external websites.