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Useful Resources

Minnesota Career Information System (MCIS) provides information on Occupations, programs of study, colleges, financial aid, interest inventories.  Students are able to sort by major and/or do an interest assessment and search occupations.  Students can access MCIS through the MCIS app. on their Rapid Identity dashboard.                         offers students the opportunity search College/University ratings, College/Universities by occupation, financial aid information, scholarship searches and multiple other resources.  To visit their webpage simply click on link:

College Preparation Checklist Pamphlet from Frederal Student Aid

Minnesota Careers:

The Online version of Minnesota Careers, a comprehensive career and training guide from the Minnesota Department Economic Security.
Minnesota Higher Education Services Office:

Information about financial aid and how to prepare and pay for higher education.

A free scholarship search that can match you with relevant scholarships.
Free Scholarship Information:

A free service that lets you browse or search a database of scholarship opportunities.

Information on financial aid and a searchable database of over 600,000 awards.
Financial Aid Information Page:

The largest, most comprehensive resource for financial aid on the Internet.

Planning, paying, and getting ready in general.
Wired Scholar:

Information for students and parents on preparing, selecting, applying, and financing college.
American College Testing:

College search, scholarship search and applications online.

University HQ-provides students with the necessary resources to prepare and plan their career path in their chosen field.

Explore career options, job openings, college and training programs available in Minnesota.
College View:

Compare colleges, scholarship searches, career searches, textbook rental, homework help, online tutoring and much more:

Combines a database of 3,300 two and four year colleges with multimedia tours and direct e-mail options for requesting additional information.
University of Minnesota System:

Website for all four University campuses and links to their application pages.
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities:

Downloadable application for all state colleges and universities.
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA):

Selective Service Site:


Nursing Careers & Specialty information for RNs.  Visit:

CNA Resources: 

"CNA Free Training" provides free training materials for those preparing to take the CNA exam, which is a requirement in order to become a licensed CNA. We have free practice tests for each section of the CNA exam, as well as supplemental training materials that can be used while taking CNA classes – all of which are free.

"CNA Classes Near Me" helps those interested in becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) find training programs. Many of these programs are free as they are funded by the U.S. Department of Labor or state equivalent agencies. Our site has state by state pages that list out all training locations in a given state as well as their contact information.

Social Work Degree information: Visit

Students interested in Public Service may find helpful information by visiting the Steps website (Student Training & Education in Public Service).  Visit: provides tools and guidance to empower well-informed decisions and choices about majoring in music and establishing a viable career in music. is also designed for parents, music teachers, and counselors.  The website provides easy access to key information about music schools, music careers, and summer music programs.

Online MBA Review: Learn the basics about the online Master of Business Administration offered nationwide:


**Elk River High School does not endorse these organizations, and we do not endorse the views they express or the products/services they may offer.  These links are provided for the user's convenience**