College & Career Resources
Arkansas Department of Higher Education
Click here to access the Arkansas Lottery Scholarship Application
Click here to access the ADHE website.
PRHS Scholarship Office
Click here to access the PRHS Scholarship Office website.
Fund My Future
Fund My Future is a state-wide college planning service created to assist Arkansas students in achieving their higher education goals. This service, sponsored by the Arkansas Student Loan Authority, is a valuable source of college access and financial aid information for students, parents, and counselors. Click here to access Fund My Future.
College Board: College Information
By exploring your interests, you may find colleges that are right for you. Use the tools on this website to help plan, find, apply, and pay for college. Click here to access the College Board.
A great resource for finding scholarships and financial aid for college. You can also search for jobs and internships as well. Click here to access Fastweb
Occupational Outlook Handbook
The OOH tells you the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, and working conditions for hundred of jobs. Click here to access the OOH.
College Week Live
This website is designed for you to virtually visit a school. Click here to access College Week Live.
Peterson's Online Educational Resource
Peterson's provides information of schools, programs, scholarships, test prep, and career readiness. Click here to access.
Job Corps is a no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the US Dept. of Labor that helps young people ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through vocational and academic training. Click here to learn more.
March2Success includes prep for the 2016 SAT and new and improved ACT practice tests. Click here to access.
Click here to register for the ACT or check your scores.
Alternatives to Traditional College
College is not for everyone, and a lot of students may want to take some time off between high school and college. Below are links to websites of several different organizations that provide alternatives to college, such as traveling abroad or volunteering in your community.
Do you want to help a kid succeed in school? Or protect a national forest? Or help a family rebuild their home after a devastating disaster?
When you join AmeriCorps, you use your energy, ideals, and talents to help others. Plus, you’ll earn money for education, learn to be a leader, and gain real job skills. Click here for more information.
Volunteers for Peace
Volunteers For Peace (VFP) organizes, promotes and supports voluntary service opportunities in the USA and abroad as an effective means of intercultural education, service learning, and community development.
VFP empowers host communities to work cooperatively for environmental sustainability, social justice, and peace.
VFP provides opportunities for volunteers to develop leadership skills and global connections. We advocate for civic engagement and encourage volunteers to apply their new skills as citizen diplomats, community activists and global leaders. Click here to learn more.
The Student Conservation Association
SCA provides college and high-school aged members with hands-on conservation service opportunities in virtually every field imaginable, from tracking grizzlies through the Tetons to restoring desert ecosystems and teaching environmental education at Washington D.C.'s Urban Tree House. Click here to learn more.
Youth for Understanding USA
Youth for Understanding provides opportunities for high school students to study abroad for a year, a semester, or for the summer. Click here for more information.
This program offers alternative years of accredited college education with international travel and study, or just a gap year between high school and college. Click here to learn more.