Your DMHS guidance counselor is your best contact for college application questions. Their site is packed with useful links and information. Guidance Office Guide
College Placement Testing - ACT and SAT websites. Utilize 030396 as the required DMHS code.
- ACT - register for the ACT exam and testing information
- ACT vs. SAT - which one is right for you?
- ACT Readiness Standards - key ideas needed to improve your score to the next range
- CollegeSimply - use college test scores and get admissions statics for all colleges
- SAT - Registration for SAT or SAT Subject tests. It is also the website families use to file the
- SAT ACT Test Score Converter Don't know which test is best to report? Use this.
- ACCUPLACER Practice tests - use before testing for dual enrollment or SCC
College Board Version
Mometrix Free test prep
- PSAT SCORES - click here to view a PSAT interpretation video.
- PSAT/SAT SCORES & The KHAN ACADEMY - College Board has partnered with Khan Academy to provide free tutoring. Link scores to tutorial here.
- TIMELINE FOR COLLEGE TESTING - visit this link to the DMHS Guidance Webpage and choose the College Testing File
Playing Sports in College:
NCAA - students MUST register and inform their DMHS guidance counselor of their intent/interest in playing sports in college - no matter the division
CCS (College Sports Scholarships) - a network of former college coaches, college athletes and sports writers sharing information about college scholarships and the recruiting process.
Career and Job resources:
Maricopa Commity Colleges Career Guide: Explore the wide range of degree and certificate career options available at the Maricopa Community Colleges
ONet online: site for career exploration and job analysis - what's hot now
US Occupational Outlook Guide: The OOH can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.
Apprenticeships & Trades:
Trades can be learned through schooling or apprenticeships.
- EVIT- can be taken during high school (no to low cost) or after high school graduation
- Maricopa Community Colleges - check to see which college has the program you like
- (Registered) Apprenticeship list and advice from the Phoenix Library's College Depot - make an appointment with their expert to discuss your options.
- EVIT - not just for high school students, you may attend post high school and it is less$
- ACCREDITED PROGRAMS: Beauty School Directory gives you a list of schools that are regulated - VERY important when you are choosing a program.
- 25 Best Schools from Hollywood Reporter
- Best Film Schools in America - CEOMagazine , another option with defined criteria
- Scottsdale Community College - a great option
- Nursing - Great info on various programs nationally and in Canada. Also has scholarships
- Registerednursing.org - how to become a nurse, programs by state
- American Nursing Association - How to Become a Nurse
Physical Therapy - Educational Overview (APTA),
- Compare Programs,
- Accredited PT and PTA Programs by state from the APTA** Bachelor's degree requirements (key code A4) and freshmen entry (key code A2) programs