Helpful Resources

The U.S. Department of Education features information on programs and services, publications and products, grants and secretary's initiatives, plus guides for teachers and a host of links to other education sites.

The Federal Student Aid office of the Department of Education offers free information, guidance and tools for federal student assistance.

The Council for Higher Education Accreditation is a private, nonprofit national organization that coordinates accreditation activity in the United States.

American Council on Education is the national umbrella association for higher education. Current information on higher education policy, legislation, and national developments.

The U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics publishes the Occupational Outlook Handbook that details information on various careers and their earning potential.

Federal Trade Commission: Choosing a Career or Vocational School features a five-step procedure for investigating schools.