Graduate Counselor Education

Husson University


University of Maine


University of Southern Maine


EducationDegree.com

Government

Maine Department of Education - learn about current legislative initiatives, counselor certification, Maine learning results, etc.


U.S. Department of Education
- An excellent resource for information about federal, state and local educational issues.


Professional Organizations

American Mental Health Counseling Association (AMHCA) - to enhance the profession of mental health counseling through licensing, advocacy, education and professional development.


American Counseling Association (ACA) - dedicated to the growth and development of the counseling profession and those who are served.


American School Counselor Association (ASCA) - The association provides professional development, publications and other resources, research and advocacy to nearly 17,000 professional school counselors around the globe.


National Association for College Admissions Counseling
- an organization of 8,000 professionals from around the world dedicated to serving students as they make choices about pursuing postsecondary education.


Professional Websites - Maine Counseling Association does not endorse any of these products but providing a service for our membership.

AcademicInfo - AcademicInfo is an online education resource center with extensive subject guides and distance learning information. Our mission is to provide free, independent and accurate information and resources for prospective and current students (and other researchers).

Online Schools - Online Schools is a premier portal for online education on the web. The goal of Online Schools is to help bring people into the 21th century in terms of the way they perceive learning.

Greattherapist.org - Greattherapist.org is an online Counseling publication for both the consumer and professional public. The sole purpose of Counselor.org is to offer a free informational resource to the public seeking medical information and advice.

Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) - World's premier database of journal and non-journal education literature.

Questia - dubbed the world's largest library, this site is very helpful for graduate students. Monthly fee required for access.

TherapyCounseling.com - online access to real time counseling.


Testing  - Maine Counseling Association does not endorse any of these products but providing a service for our membership.

The College Board - Each year, the College Board serves over three and a half million students and their parents, 23,000 high schools, and 3,500 colleges through major programs and services in college admissions, guidance, assessment, financial aid, enrollment, and teaching and learning. Among its best-known programs are the SAT, the PSAT/NMSQT®, and the Advanced Placement Program®(AP).

American College Testing - America's most widely accepted college entrance exam - and more! ACT provides educational and career planning for students and teachers at every level.

Test Prep Review - Here, you'll find a lot of resources and information about the test preparation process. Hopefully you'll learn the right methods of preparing your students for the test in your future.... SAT, ACT, ASVAB, and more.

Varsity Tutors - Varsity Tutors has recently launched a powerful new academic resource: a comprehensive suite of completely free practice tests, flashcards, and questions of the day for standardized tests and academic subjects of all levels.


MCAT Test Prep - Gold Standard MCAT Prep has been providing MCAT test preparation tools for over 25 years.  They have a number of options for test preparation courses, including free practice test and helpful information & tips on their blog.  


College Search Resources

Peterson's Guide - Peterson's reaches an estimated 105 million consumers annually with information about colleges and universities, career schools, graduate programs, distance learning, executive training, private secondary schools, summer opportunities, study abroad, financial aid, test preparation, and career exploration.


Maine College Admissions Association - A group of dedicated Maine admissions professionals who are committed to raising college aspirations and providing the resources necessary for prospective students and families to make informed college selection decisions.


Next Step Magazine wants to help you help your students! Resource site for great college/university, career and life-planning articles and articles from Link, a newsletter that's the next step in school counseling.


Financial Aid

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - This online application is needed to determine qualification for federal, state, and institutional financial aid.


Financial Aid Estimator - Get an estimate of the family's contribution toward their child's college education.


Fast Web
- Financial aid and college search site.


Career Counseling - Maine Counseling Association does not endorse any of these products but providing a service for our membership.

America's Job Bank - see how we can help your students find the job that's right for them. Thousands of new jobs are posted daily.


Master's in Teaching Web Site - Masters In Education is a not-for-profit website dedicated to increasing awareness of accredited masters in education programs throughout the US. We maintain the largest online database of active masters in education programs offered at accredited colleges and universities as well as information about the masters in education degree.


Occupational Outlook Handbook - a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives.


Free Occupational Information Network Resource Center - the nation's primary source of occupational information.This database is designed to assist educators, employers, workers, and students to make informed decisions about education, training, career choices, and work.


Military Careers and Opportunities
- Teachers and counselors are often the first resource of information when young people are considering their future and possible careers in the Military. To help you understand more about the Military and the various options available, we've collected the links below. They should be a good resource as you
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