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Information for Guidance Counselors

The Oakland City University Career and College Directions program offers a wide range of free activities and services to prepare and motivate students for academic success. The services listed below are provided by our staff to help students achieve in high school and thrive in post-secondary education.

If you have students interested in the Oakland City University Career and College Directions Program, please give them a brochure and application for the OCU Career and College Directions program.

Completed applications should be mailed to this address:

Oakland City University
Attn.: Career and College Directions
138 North Lucretia Street
Oakland City, Indiana 47660-1038

For more information, contact us at (800) 737-5125.

Download OCU Career and College Directions Program Brochure (77.75 KB | PDF)
Download OCU Career and College Directions Program Application (34.41 KB | PDF)


Study Skills Help

  • Organization strategies
  • Writing skills
  • Learning styles
  • Note-taking and test-taking strategies

Life Skills Training

  • Financial awareness
  • Goal-setting
  • True colors workshop
  • Time management skills

College Preparation

  • College comparisons
  • College visits
  • College application workshop
  • College application fee waivers (for eligible students)

ACT/SAT Preparation

  • Registration assistance
  • Workshops
  • Fee waivers (for eligible students)
  • Practice tests

Financial Aid Preparation

  • Financial aid terms awareness
  • College costs and work-study options
  • Scholarship awareness
  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) workshops

Career Exploration

  • Career and salary exploration
  • Strong interest inventory
  • Assistance with career awareness and college major selection




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