Teacher and Counselor Resources

Financial Literacy

Goal Setting and College Access Apps

Paying for College

Correct the misperception that college costs are much higher than they really are. Myths about college costs and financial aid can keep lower-income students from even considering higher education. Go to Site
A great resource for financial literacy is the Mississippi Council on Economic Education (MCEE) whose mission is to increase economic knowledge and financial literacy in Mississippi by providing resources and training to public and private K-12 school teachers, empowering students to create a more prosperous future for themselves and Mississippi. Go to Site
WOOP to and through college – is a tool that you can use to fulfill your academic and personal wishes. Go to Site

College Access – Posters, Brochures, and Apps

College Discovered Poster Download
College Roadmap Poster Download
Make College a Reality Brochure Download
Finish in 4 Brochure Download
College App Map Select your grade, see the college success steps
you need to complete, and discover great apps!
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College Access Calendars and Apps

Counselor and Teacher Academic Calendar Download
College Knowledge Workshop Booklet 2014-2015 Download

College Access Surveys

Middle School Student Questionnaire Download
High School Student Questionnaire Download

Cost of College

Get2College: Absorbing the cost of college can be a difficult task for anyone. Get2College can point students in the right direction to get the maximum help they can toward getting their college education paid. Go to Site
College Abacus: College Abacus provides a free service that allows users to compare their projected cost of education across schools and to identify schools within their budgets. Go to Site

Career Video and Resources Sites

Job Hunters from MPB Go to Site
Hinds Community College – Career Videos Go to Site
Career Girls: A free, noncommercial, online platform which showcases video clips of diverse women role models sharing career and educational advice to inspire young girls to expand their horizons, improve their academic performance, and dream big about their futures. Go to Site
Get on the Grid: Get On The Grid is an initiative led by the Mississippi Energy Institute and made possible by numerous partners. Our purpose is to increase awareness of educational and occupational opportunities in energy and advanced manufacturing. Go to Site

Real World Experience Documents

Real World Zip File: Get all the documents needed to host a Real World Event. From Instructions, a Check Writing Activity to over 100 careers pre-loaded with income and family situations. Download Zip