Education after high school

 

Types of schools, degrees and certifications

Explore the types of colleges, universities and trade schools available, as well as types of degrees and certifications you can earn. 

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Oregon Goes to College
Types of schools and degrees

Gear Up

Federal aid, podcasts, majors and more

The College Board
Find colleges based on location, majors, and answering questions about your ideal college experience

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Start preparing now

From kindergarten through senior year, students can do many things to prepare for life after high school.

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  • SAT
    Research SAT testing dates and registration deadlines

  • ACT
    Research ACT testing dates and registration deadlines

     

PREPARATION CHECKLISTS

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Financial aid and scholarships

Scholarships and financial aid opportunities await students looking for help with the costs of school.

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How to apply 

Once you're ready to apply to a school, consider visiting the location and research the process involved.

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  • UCC
    Learn how to apply and sign up for classes

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  • College Board
    Use this campus visit checklist to make the most of your trip.

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