College & Career Centers of Aurora Public Schools

Committed to serving the students of APS by providing a welcoming environment for students and parents to discover, explore and implement college and career options. We do this by helping them make informed educational decisions about a student's post-secondary endeavor so that they can create a successful future in college, career, or military!

Pickens Technical College

A college for high school and post-secondary students who want an equitable career and technical education.

Community College of Aurora

A college for students wanting to earn an associate's degree with transferable credit to a 4-year university.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Research careers on the Department of Labor website

U.S. News & World Report

College rankings provided by U.S. News and World Report, with admissions information


Research colleges, majors and financial aid.



The tool the district uses for career and college exploration, college applications, and so much more.

The Common Application

The Common Application seeks to promote equity, access and integrity in the college application process and serves hundreds of colleges in the U.S. and around the world.

My Colorado Journey

A free website designed to help students and families plan and prepare for their future.


Tribal Colleges

The National Indian Education Association is dedicated to providing educational opportunities, scholarships, and advocacy for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian students throughout the U.S.

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

Representing more than 400 colleges and universities, HACU institutions are committed to helping Hispanic students achieve postsecondary success.

United Negro College Fund (UNCF)

Information and links to historically black colleges and universities across the United States.



CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

The CSS Profile is the form that many private colleges and universities require, in addition to the FAFSA, for those applying for financial aid.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is a required form for those seeking financial aid from colleges and universities.

Scholarship Scam Page

Provides information from the Federal Trade Commission to help students and families identify and avoid scholarship scams.

FAFSA 4Caster: The FAFSA 4Caster provides information about financial aid options and allows students to estimate their eligibility for federal student aid.

A search tool for scholarships, loans, internships, and colleges.

Provides comprehensive information about financial aid, and enables students to search for scholarships, loans, and other forms of aid for college.


College Board SAT Test Center

SAT preparation and practical questions

ACT Student/Parent Home Page

FAQs about ACT; include strategies & sample questions

CCPT: Community College Placement Test

Determines a student's Math and English placement for college courses


NAIA National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics

Information for student-athletes attending NAIA colleges

NCAA National Collegiate Athletic Association

Information about playing sports at the NCAA Division I, II, or III college level.



Air Force ROTC


Marine ROTC