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Resources

The Resources Database is a resource Bigs, Littles, and parents to discover future-focused resources and opportunities from BBBSKC and community partners. Use the links below to meet your academic, personal, and professional goals.

Please note: Some of the resources listed here are only available to children currently enrolled in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program.

Database Key:

  •  Jobs and Internships
  •  Resources
  •  Scholarships
  •  Volunteer Opportunities

Resources

How to Create Your Resume

Ongoing

Need to create a resume for a job? Check out this website — it'll walk you through each step of the resume building process!

Resources

College Board

Ongoing

Visit College Board for college access information.

Resources

Preparing for the ACT Test

Ongoing

Check out this ACT Study Guide!

Scholarships

Scholly

Ongoing

Visit Scholly for support in applying for scholarships.

Scholarships

Cook College Scholarship Program

Ongoing

The Cooke College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities.

Scholarships

Wichita State University Tuition Discount

Ongoing

The Shocker City Partnership grants resident tuition rates to students from specific metropolitan areas in Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas, making the cost of attending Wichita State significantly less than out-of-state tuition. Undergraduate students enrolled in 15 credit hours per semester would save more than $9,200 per year in tuition and fees, compared to nonresident tuition rates. Shocker City Partnership is also available to graduate students.

Jobs and Internships

Cosentino's/Price Chopper

Ongoing

Cosentino’s and Price Chopper are hiring! Applicants must be at least 16 years old.  As part of our partnership, Littles who apply are guaranteed an interview. Contact your Match Support Specialist to check on which locations are part of this partnership. Once you apply, contact your Match Support Specialist to guarantee your interview.

Resources

Show Me KC Schools

Ongoing

Show Me KC Schools is a nonprofit organization with a mission to help KCMO families make well-informed decisions about their students’ education by providing vital information about the school options available. They’ve grown to offer a variety of programs, including a city-wide school fair and school tours. To learn more about Show Me KC Schools visit the link below. To learn about their new SchoolAppKC for charter school applications, visit www.schoolappkc.org.

Resources

College Coaching Network

Ongoing

Check out the College Coaching Network for resources for college scholarship planning at www.collegecoachingnetwork.com. The CCN offers an ACT tracking system, a college roadmap system, essay writing & scholarship training, and more! Please mention that you are a student enrolled in BBBSKC to receive access to their services for FREE.

 

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