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Helping Your Teen Decide What to Do After High School

Helping Your Teen Decide What to Do After High School

Resources

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Youth For Understanding (YFU)
http://www.yfu.org
YFU is a nonprofit educational organization that offers opportunities for young people around the world to spend a summer, semester, or year with a host family from another culture.

American Field Service (AFS)
http://www.afs.org
AFS is an international, voluntary, nonprofit organization that provides intercultural learning opportunities to help people develop the knowledge, skills, and understanding needed to create a more just and peaceful world through intercultural exchange.

United States Coast Guard Auxiliary
http://www.cgaux.org
This Web site contains information about boating and a list of classes in boating safety or personal watercraft.

My Future
http://www.myfuture.com
My Future, a site affiliated with the U.S. military, offers information on scholarships, financial aid, getting a job, military service and money management for teens.

VolunteerMatch
http://www.volunteermatch.org
VolunteerMatch is dedicated to putting you in touch with volunteer organizations in your area. You can enter the name of a group you'd like to know more about, search by your ZIP code, or browse all the available opportunities.

Youth Venture
http://www.youthventure.org
Youth Venture helps young people develop their own opportunities for leadership through community service organizations, small business ventures, or after-school clubs.

SERVEnet
http://servenet.org
This site contains information on volunteering and community service opportunities.

Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE)
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ope/index.html?src=oc
This office of the U.S. Department of Education offers information about higher education and financial assistance, as well as information about campus crime and security.

U.S. News Education
http://www.usnews.com/usnews/edu/eduhome.htm
This site offers information about careers, colleges and graduate schools, and financial aid.

Affordable Colleges Online
http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org
Information about online colleges, searchable by state, subject and degree.

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