Life After High School

General Resources

Health Care Triage : A YouTube channel brought to you by the same folks who gave us Crash Course. Watch episodes on taking vitamins, drinking enough water, pregnancy myths, and more. The videos are informative AND fun.

How to Adult : A YouTube channel brought to you by the folks who put together Health Care Triage and Crash Course. Learn everything from how to budget to how to unclog a toilet!  

Financial literacy and college costs

FAFSA  Apply for Financial Aid for college or graduate school. 

High school Financial Planning Program Plan for the journey ahead with financial education.  Watch lessons from the HFPP on money management, borrowing, earning power, and more!

Washington Student Achievement Council: Find information on applying for financial aid.

Thinking Money For Kids is a game that helps kids learn about earning money and balancing a budget.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has a web tool for college-bound students.  The tool will help you understand your financial aid offer, help you budget the remaining costs, estimate how much you will owe, determine whether you can afford the debt, and more. Has free financial literacy units for high school students.  There are lesson plans, teacher guides, and student lessons.  Learn about making personal finance decisions, making money, budgeting, and living on your own. 

College and career planning

College and Career Compass  Explore nearly 4,000 educational pathways offered by colleges in Washington--from short certificates to prepare you for immediate employment to 4-year degrees to support your career choice. 

Big Future Explore careers and plan for college.

Skagit Valley College Running Start: Attend a running start virtual info session.  Create a profile on and be matched with potential scholarship opportunities. Many scholarships are available, regardless of income. Businesses, organizations, and colleges award scholarships to students for good grades, community service, athletic ability, or a variety of other qualities or activities.

Driver's License

Driving Test
Washington DOL Handbook