Resources for Choosing an Institution

The College Transfer Evaluation Form (PDF) can help you to keep track of your application process with each institution to which you apply.

The OCC Transfer Fair, held each fall, offers the opportunity for students to meet with admissions representatives from four year institutions.

Petersons is an interactive website with tools to help students make decisions about colleges/universities across the United States and even other countries. Click on “Find A School” to search by subject/major, keyword, or other categories.

Ecampustours gathers information from colleges/universities in the United States to provide students with detailed information and a 360 degree tour of the campus. Information and articles on career and college planning can be easily accessed. Click "College Planning" for transitioning guidelines, the college selection process, and the top 10 reasons NOT to attend an institution.

NJCAN is set up by NJ's Department of Labor. Click the login icon and use your town information and area code to begin exploring careers and occupations. You can take free career tests as well as link to programs of studies available all over the U.S. for specific majors.

College Scorecard is a website provided by the U.S. Department of Education. Students can find colleges and universities throughout the United States to explore majors with information about the cost, graduation rates, and salary of students in comparison to national averages. Financial Aid information including calculating aid and benefits are available to students.

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