College Planning

College Bound

Choosing a college is one of the biggest decisions that you will make. The Counseling Office is prepared to help you with this process. Please discuss your goals and plans with your counselor. There are many resources available to you.

Career Cruising is an Internet-based program that can help you with a college search. The program will allow you to narrow your search based upon many categories including geographical region, cost, admissions difficulty, sports programs, etc. To access Career Cruising, you may contact your counselor to obtain the user name and password.

Our Castle Learning site offers free SAT and ACT test prep.  The site provides an on-line course that helps students improve their SAT and ACT scores and builds their math, reading and writing skills. There are tutorials with quizzes and practice questions.  The site will provide information on a student’s strengths and weaknesses

Log into your Castle Learning account (

            Username:  acs.lastfirst          

            Password:  student ID

Click on “Method Test Prep – Online SAT/ACT Preparation” 


Many other college and career search websites are available on-line, including: