College/Student Career InformationHow to give and support the Ace Amandla students and staff.

The ACE Amandla College and Career Office is a resource to assist students and parents with making well informed decisions about students' post high school plans. The goal is to help students find the best post-secondary placement that fits their academic, professional, social and emotional needs.

At ACE Amandla students have the unique opportunity to learn about and experience careers in architecture, construction and engineering through career fairs, field trips, internships and more. Our staff provides ongoing support with college and career exploration, college, apprenticeship and scholarship applications, and the financial aid process.


Below are links to help in this process. Please call Ms. Beazley at 224-908-0622 or come to room 205 if you have any questions at all!

College Search


You can use your Naviance account to research college, scholarship, and career information. Go to
Naviance to login

Productivity

Apprenticeships

Explorehttp://www.cisco.org/apprenticeship/ to learn more about apprenticeship programs in the Chicagoland area.

Happiness

Financial Aid

To apply for federal student aid, such as federal grants, work-study, and loans, you need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on their website: FAFSA
As of 2021 this will be a state of Illinois graduation requirement. For students to get the most aid possible it is important to apply early. Each year FAFSA opens October 1. In addition to the FAFSA this website has resources about different types of aid, budgeting, and preparing core college.

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Scholarships

The most important thing you can do to earn scholarships is to maintain a high GPA and improve your SAT score.
You can also check out these websites for the latest scholarship information:
FastWeb
College Greenlight
Cappex
Raise Me
Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Event

Career Search

Throughout your four years at ACE Amandla you will use Naviance to find your strengths, search for career clusters, and set career goals.
Go tohttps://student.naviance.com/aceachsto login.
Another great resource for career search:https://www.mynextmove.org/

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