Imagine America Foundation Releases Guide to Career Colleges 2008-2009

Washington, D.C. (April 9, 2008) – With thousands of courses, schools, degrees, curricula and formats out there, choosing a postsecondary educational option can be a challenge.

Fortunately for students interested in non-traditional educational opportunities, there’s now an ally in their search. Imagine America’s Guide to Career Colleges 2008-2009 is the most comprehensive resource of its kind on the career college sector of higher education. From high school seniors to military students to the adult learner, the Guide lays out a wide variety of higher education options. It also offers a list of suggestions and tips on finding the school that’s right for them. And, best of all, it’s free.

Imagine America’s Guide to Career Colleges 2008-2009 is the source of information for over 400 institutions offering career-specific education, as well as the Imagine America scholarship and award programs. The Guide will walk readers step-by-step toward attaining their career education goals.

The guidebook includes information about career colleges; an application checklist; information about financing a career college education, including the various types of financial aid available; Internet college planning resources; a state association directory, including contact information for associations offering state scholarship programs; a family's guide to education tax cuts; common financial aid questions answered; and an interactive CD-ROM that provides in-depth profiles of each career college with admissions contact information and web site links.

“This compact guidebook gives students information about career colleges, financial aid and so much more,” said Robert L. Martin, President of the Imagine America Foundation. “With this resource, we hope that students will find what they need to help make the right career college choice.”

To request your free copy of the Imagine America’s Guide to Career Colleges 2008-2009, please contact Jenny Faubert at or call 202-336-6743.

The Imagine America Foundation (IAF), established in 1982, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing scholarship, research and training support for the career college sector. Since its inception, the Foundation has provided over $35 million in scholarship and award support for graduating high school seniors, adult learners and U.S. military veterans attending career colleges nationwide through its award-winning Imagine America® programs. The Foundation also publishes vital research publications for the higher education sector, honors achievement in career education and offers faculty development training. For more information about the Imagine America Foundation’s scholarship and award programs, please visit