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Bureau of Labor Statistics Find information on a variety of careers that relate to your interests and learn fun facts about the economy and jobs.
Education Planner Use these interactive self-assessments to discover what you're good at and where you may have room for improvement. Freed educational resource with videos on topics in math, science, etc.
Roadtrip Nation Roadtrip Nation offers many resources to help student define their path and empowers you to define your own road instead of traveling down someone else's. We encourage you to engage in self-construction, rather than mass production. We encourage you to be proactive and actively participate in defining your future by hitting the road and learning from Leaders who have resisted The Noise of conformity and stayed true to themselves. Our philosophy is that when we listen to ourselves and are honest about whom we are, and what we love, we are able to seek our own path and contribute to the world with our unique talents. We believe that by helping others discover their own paths, there will be a significant positive change in the world—the world needs people in tune with who they are and what they care about. Living a life fueled by authenticity and passion allows people the ability to offer their creativity, ingenuity, and enthusiasm toward their goals. We hope that this, in turn, will build a better local, national, and global community. The Roadtrip Nation Movement exists to support, empower, and encourage individuals who want to define their own roads in life.
Sean Covey Information on the "7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens" and resources/inspiration. 
A national bestseller, Sean Covey applies the timeless principles of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People to teens and the tough issues and life-changing decisions they face. Being a teenager is both wonderful and challenging. This ultimate teenage success book provides a step-by-step guide to helps teens improve their self-image, build friendships, resist peer pressure, achieve goals, get along with parents, and more.
Search Institute

Search Institute released a framework of 40 Developmental Assets, which identifies a set of skills, experiences, relationships, and behaviors that enable young people to develop into successful and contributing adults. Over the following two decades, the Developmental Assets framework and approach to youth development became the most frequently cited and widely utilized in the world, creating what Stanford University’s William Damon described as a “sea change” in adolescent development.

Study Skills Do you study hard and still do not do well on your tests?  Here are some strategies that can help!
Top 10 Skills for High School Students This article has practical suggestions to help you in high school and beyond.