Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center
1500 Fourth Avenue • Altoona, PA 16602 • 814.946.8450
HOURS: Monday thru Friday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Links and Resources
Direct Loan Servicing
Through this site, students and parents can find information about the Direct Loan Program, including helpful publications and tools to help manage their Direct Loans.
Financial aid professionals at schools can find operational communications and guidance, technical documents, and related information as well as tools for administering the program at their school. There is also a special section for schools interested in joining the program.
For Students, Parents and Counselors, this site allows you to explore careers that interest you, search for the perfect school, learn about student aid, find grants and scholarships and plan campus visits.
This site works by matching the information in your completed profile to scholarships from their database of over 1.5 million scholarships worth over $3.4 billion. Whether you're a high school freshmen or a returning adult they have scholarships and information to help you find ways to pay for school.
For Students, Parents, FAAAs/Educators. FinAid was established in the fall of 1994 as a public service. This award-winning site has grown into a comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice and tools.
Source for information from the U.S. Department of Education about how to manage your student loans.
Jobs and Careers
Pennsylvania Job Seeker
This site includes a Labor Market Information System. This system offers a full range of features and services to assist labor market analysts, job seekers, and employers in their workforce development needs.
Medical Assistant Programs in Pennsylvania
This site provides medical assisting career advice and lists current programs where you can train to become a medical assistant in Pennsylvania.
Master's Degree Information
Master's Degree Online
MastersDegreeOnline.org provides information for current and prospective graduate students. This directory contains over 90,000 program listings and allows site visitors determine which program features are most important and identify the program that best matches personal interests and career goals. The site also includes a database of over 5,000 scholarships for graduate and post-graduate study areas.