UAMA COLLEGE AND CAREER OFFICE
Located in main office, the UAMA College and Career Office offers students a plethora of information about the college and career planning process. If you would like to make an appointment to discuss the college and career process, please contact Jessica Arkin, Director of College Counseling at 718-858-0249 x8074 or you can email me here. Feel free to peruse the following college and career planning websites.
- Internship and Volunteer Opportunities
- College Planning
- College Application Information
- Financial Aid Information
- Scholarship Opportunities
- Standardized Testing
- Career Exploration and Information
- Undocumented Students
Internship and Volunteer Opportunities
When you apply to college, the admissions representative will want to see how you spent your personal time. Think about volunteering or getting an internship.
How can I find out about service or internship opportunities?
There are many factors to consider when applying to college. Do you want to stay at home? Do you want to live on campus? Does the institution offer your intended major? Do you want a rural, suburban or urban college environment? Do you want a small (a few thousand students) or a large (25, 000 students) campus?
What are the steps in planning for college?
College Application Information
Learn about the many colleges and universities that provide you with opportunities for learning and developing your career pathway.
How can you learn about colleges and universities nationwide?
- City University of New York
- State University of New York
- Private Colleges and Universities – New York State
- The Princeton Review
- College Board - College Search
- Common Application
- Historically Black Colleges and Universities
- Standardized Test Optional Colleges and Universities
Financial Aid Information
Learn the steps of obtaining financial aid: collect documents, get a PIN, complete the FAFSA, link to TAP on the Web, receive a Student Aid Report (SAR), verify your data and receive the award letter.
How much does a CUNY or SUNY institution cost per year?
What online forms do you use to complete your financial aid?
How do you locate the Federal and TAP codes for FAFSA?
How do I find out about loans?
School is expensive and you want to minimize your loan debt. Think about applying for scholarships.
How do you complete a scholarship application?
What are some web links to access scholarship information?
Many colleges and universities require that you take the SAT and/ or ACT. You must prepare for the examination. Some institutions also require the SAT Subject Tests. The PSAT is offered to sophomores and juniors. The PSAT provides firsthand practice for the SAT.
When are the exams?
How can I prepare for them?
Explore careers and access information about the training and education needs, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, working conditions.
How can access career assessments and information about careers?
If you are undocumented, there are resources to help you learn about opportunities.