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SchooLinks is a modern, college and career readiness platform.

A Modern Platform Built for Modern Students

Technology has transformed the way students learn and succeed. SchooLinks is at the forefront of innovation - bringing the latest technology and user experience to power a true student-centric college and career planning experience.

SchooLinks features are designed with students in mind to help them become career, college, and life ready. SchooLinks features are incredibly user-friendly and content can be easily comprehended by students.


Benefits of SchooLinks

  • Personalized graduation and postsecondary transition plans based on student information;
  • Robust college, career, and scholarship searches by user-identified requirements;
  • Easy to navigate comprehensive dashboard with features such as tracking college scholarship applications and a “to-do” list to optimize organization; and
  • A family engagement portal for parents to explore their child’s pathways, monitor progress, and communicate with school counselors.

Students and Parents / Guardians Can:

  • Track progress of students’ 4/6-year high school graduation plan;
  • Learn more about students’ interests and career suitability by reviewing activities, strengths, and mindset assessment results;
  • Check a personalized dashboard for upcoming events, important reminders, and to-dos;
  • Increase financial literacy by comparing college costs, exploring expected financial aid, family contribution, scholarships, and out-of-pocket expenses in the “game of life;”
  • Explore traditional and emerging career fields as well as military employment options; and
  • View virtual reality college campus tours and mentor videos.

Counselors, Teachers, and Educators Can:

  • Assist students with exploring careers that are aligned with their interests, then review US and international colleges and universities with supporting majors;
  • Utilize a dashboard to centralize all student information in one place (course plans, resumes, transcripts, scores, etc.);
  • Send electronic transcripts and supporting documents for college and scholarship applications, then track receipt of student documents and on-going progress; and
  • Communicate easily within the platform in conversations among students, parents, counselors.