Upward Bound • Helpful Websites

 

Helpful Websites for UB Students and Parents

 

Here are several websites you will find very helpful in planning for colleges and careers:

 

 • collegeboard.com - Details on every accredited college and information and practice on taking the SAT test.

 

 • fastweb.com - This is the largest free scholarship search on the internet with over 275,000 awards listed in the database.

 

 • midland.edu - This is the Midland College website where students may find out about scholarships, financial aid, find agencies to do community service hours, and the application form for Midland's Legacy Scholarship. Students may also check their grades and register if they are MC students on Campus Connect. This website will also have a link for Upward Bound.

 

 • bls.gov/OCO - This is the current version of the Occupational Outlook Handbook. You are able to find up-to-date information on hundreds of jobs and careers.

 

 • mappingyourfuture.org - You'll find college, career, and financial aid information for students and parents at this site.

 

 • act.org - Information about upcoming ACT exams, a search engine for colleges, and a financial estimator are features of this website.

 

 • fafsa.ed.gov - Students apply for financial aid on the internet using their parents’ current tax form and the student’s (if the student filed one). Students can also check their status on this website.

 

 • mymajors.com - This website helps to inform the student about various majors in college and questions the student to offer him/her major studies they show interest in pursuing.

 

 • myskillstutor.com - Students who cannot attend tutoring because of a job or other school commitments may work on tutoring on this website. The students” ID is their first initial and last name, password is the last 4 digits of their social security number, and site is midland02.

 


 

Contact Information:

 

MC Upward Bound
Portable Building #5
Midland College, 3600 N. Garfield
Midland, Texas 79705
432-686-4221
upwardbound@midland.edu