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College and Career Planning

OK College Start

Lincoln Christian School utilizes OK College Start – a comprehensive website that you and your high school student can use to make plans about colleges and careers.

OK College Start allows your student to:

  • Get involved in the planning and advising process – Build a resume, complete online surveys, and manage timelines and deadlines for making decisions about colleges and careers
  • Research careers – Research hundreds of careers and career clusters, and take career assessments
  • Create plans for the future – Create goals and to-dos, and complete tasks assigned by the school to better prepare your student for future college and career goals.

OK College Start also lets us share information with you and your student about upcoming meetings and events, local scholarship opportunities, and other resources for college and career information.

To visit OK College Start, use an Internet browser to connect to:

https://www.okcollegestart.org...

When you visit the site for the first time, you will need to create an account. Click on the Create an Account link in the top left corner and follow the on-screen instructions. Please select Lincoln Christian as your school so the Academic Office will have access to your information. Once you have your own account, you will sign in using the user name and password you chose during the registration process.


Selected OK College Start Features to Explore with your student:

Experiences and Activities

  • Record your high school activities, awards, volunteer experience, etc.
  • Information is saved in a printable version that you can use to present to potential employers or colleges in the future

How to Access

  1. Click the Your Profile tab
  2. Click the Experiences and Activities hyperlink under the Your Profile section

Explore Interests

  • A career interest survey about interest in types of work activities. Use the results to explore suggested occupations; examine the education, training, and skills required [and where to obtain them], as well as wages typical for these occupations.

How to Access

  1. Click the Career Planning tab
  2. Click the Learn About Yourself hyperlink and take the Interest Profiler, Work Values, and Career Cluster surveys to get started.

College Search

  • Set search criteria to yield a list of colleges to explore. Save your search to access/modify later.
  • Click on the various tabs of the college profile (general, admissions, financial aid, majors and degrees, and student life) to learn more information.

How to Access

  1. Click the College Planning tab
  2. Click the Explore Schools hyperlink under the College Planning section

Scholarship List

  • College and local organization-sponsored scholarship opportunities updated weekly. Database lists entries by name, deadline, award amount, merit or need-based, and application requirements; click on a column header to sort entries. You can also browse by category to yield a search list relevant to your interests.

How to Access

  1. Click the Financial Aid Planning tab
  2. Click the Scholarships hyperlink under the Financial Aid Planning section