COLLEGE IS WITHIN
REACH HAWAI‘I

Welcome to the COLLEGE IS WITHIN REACH HAWAI‘I resource page. Here, you’ll find links to tools and information that can help to make college within your reach!

Check back often as we’ll feature different resources throughout the year to help you find the college and career path that’s right for you.

Discover your interests, and find the college path to your

IDEAL CAREER

FINDING A CAREER IN HAWAIʻI

Looking for a career, but not sure where to begin? Hawai‘i Career Explorer will help point you in the right direction. Learn about Hawai‘i's top industry sectors and what education pathways will lead you there. Also, take interest assessments to find out how much your ideal lifestyle will cost.

EXPLORE JOBS BASED ON YOUR INTERESTS, SKILLS & ABILITIES

Answer a few questions to find which career pathway best matches your personal interests. It takes just a few minutes, and the results can help you find your ideal career.

UH VIRTUAL PROGRAM FAIR

Learn about the amazing and affordable programs offered at our ten University of Hawaii campuses across the islands.

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LEARN YOUR COLLEGE OPTIONS

COLLEGE 101

Discover everything you need to know about college, from finding a college thatʻs right for you, to tips on how to succeed once you get there. Here, you’ll find helpful tips and tools to put you on the path to college success

WHAT COLLEGE DEGREE IS RIGHT FOR ME?

B.A., M.S., Ph.D.? What do they all mean and what does it take to earn them? This site will help you discover which degree program best meets your needs.

GET AN EARLY START TO COLLEGE

Learn about the dual credit programs currently available in Hawaiʻi that allow high school students to enroll in college classes, and earn credit toward high school graduation and a college degree

TAKE COLLEGE CLASSES ONLINE

View a complete listing of all the online classes available for a variety of Certificate Programs, Associate Degrees, Bachelor Degrees, Post-Baccalaureate programs, Graduate Certificates, and Master's Degrees throughout the University of Hawai‘i 10-Campus System

VISIT COLLEGES VIRTUALLY

Since most colleges are now closed, you can still visit campuses virtually. Most universities now offer online tours with videos, slideshows, and interactive 3D experiences walking you through the entire campus.

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HOW TO PAY FOR COLLEGE

TIPS ON PAYING FOR COLLEGE?

Here is a video to learn how to pay for college and how the FAFSA gives you access to grants, loans and work-study jobs that can help fund your education.

GET HELP PAYING FOR COLLEGE WITH SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS

Did you know that over $70M dollars in scholarships and grants are awarded to Hawaiʻi students every year to help pay for college? Here, you'll find a list of UH scholarships, local scholarships, and national scholarships.

HELPFUL RESOURCES

If you need help paying for college, this site has a list of great resources. From calculating the cost of college to understanding the different types of financial aid to learning about the Hawaiʻi Promise Scholarship, you'll find it all right here.

GET FREE FAFSA SUPPORT: FAFSA@HAWAII.EDU

Need help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? Email FAFSA@hawaii.edu and a FAFSA specialist will help answer your questions.

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