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Timothy D. Larson

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Colleges, Career Schools, Fields of Study

   • CT Colleges & Universities

   • Search Fields of Study - Degree & non-degree programs

   • Transfer Programs

   • Postsecondary Career Schools

   • Course Search Websites (PDF Document)

   • CT Distance Learning Consortium

   • Student Transcripts - How to obtain copies from closed schools & colleges

   • Student Complaints


Planning & Paying for College

   • Paying for College (PDF Document)

   • Student Financial Aid - Summary of federal & state programs

   • How to Fill out the FAFSA (Video)

   • Why You Should Fill Out the FAFSA (Even If You Think It's a Waste of Time)

   • Financial Aid Resources - extensive list of options based on intended careers

and interests (PDF Document)

   • CT Higher Education Trust - CHET College Savings Program


Programs for Students

   • Alternate Route to Teacher Certification

   • CT Commission on Community Service


Resources for Veterans

   • Veterans Program Approval/Benefits

   • State of Connecticut Tuition Aid for Veterans

   • University of Connecticut

   • Connecticut State Colleges & Universities


Resources for Job Seekers

   • Career Planning & Management Resources (PDF Document)

   • Job Lines & Websites (PDF Document)

   • Teach in Connecticut (PDF Document)

   • Connecticut Department of Labor


Resources for Students with Disabilities

   • U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights

   • Center on Postsecondary Education and Disability

   • Financial Aid Resources, see Websites for Students with Disabilities


Guides for Students, Parents and Job Seekers

   • Career Planning & Management Resources Finding the right job involves exploring popular guides as well as reference books and websites.  This pamphlet presents a comprehensive list of sources.

   • College Degree Accreditation Lists sources for verifying the accreditation status of postsecondary programs and institutions, including private occupational schools, colleges and universities.

   • Course Search Websites Lists websites for colleges, adult education offices and online degrees for young or adult students looking for credit or non-credit courses.

   • Financial Aid Resources Financial websites for all students appear here, including interest-specific sites and community foundations.

   • Foreign Student Resources This pamphlet contains information for international students pursuing a degree in the U.S., and students who wish to learn English or obtain a high school equivalency degree.

   • Job Lines & Web Sites Describes major websites to use in searching for employment.

   • Life After High School Designed for middle and high school students, this publication lists a variety of websites to use for planning for college, learning about college entrance exams, tips for study skills, applying to college online and financial aid resources. For those embarking on careers, it includes career/interest match sites, career exploration sites for middle and high school students, and career descriptions.

   • Parent College Prep This checklist is designed to guide you and your college-bound student through the college application process.

   • Questions to Ask When Choosing A College A variety of questions students and parents may want to explore with college admissions officers or while visiting college campuses.

   • Teach in Connecticut Information for persons seeking to become certified teachers.

   • Tuition Aid for Veterans Information on tuition waivers for veterans.




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