Plan & Pay for College

Prepare for Success in College and Career

Whether you are a high school student thinking about life after graduation or an adult considering returning to school, planning ahead can assist you on your journey to successful higher education and career.

The HECC provides resources to help prospective students prepare for postsecondary education. In this section you will find:

Student and Family Resources

Not sure where to start? This page provides step-by-step resources to consider at each stage in your college and career planning journey.

Counselor and Advisor Resources 

Resources and tools enable high school and college counselors to better serve Oregon students, and information on collaborations promoting student success from high school to college.

Career and Training Resources

Explore career pathways and what to expect in the labor market.

Also, see Pay for College​ for cost assessment resources, key college cost terms, and how to apply for state and federal financial aid.

Featured Resource 

The HECC Office of Student Access and Completion (OSAC) offers a series of podcasts on a variety of topics – including Applying for Schools & Early Admissions, Applying for Scholarships, Strategies to Succeed in College, and more.


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