How Do I Decide What to Study in College?

Determining your future is a lifelong journey that requires many decisions along the way. Multiple opportunities await you, so prepare yourself for any option. The decisions are yours! CIS provides comprehensive career information, resources and services to help you make successful education and career decisions.

Learn About Yourself.

You have unique interests, skills and values and knowing who you are and what is important to you is the first step. CIS assessments focus on what you love to do as a starting point to explore occupations.
Try it out in CIS: Occupation Sort, SKILLS, Work Importance Locator


Plan for School.

Search over 4,300 Idaho and national schools to find the perfect match for you. Find all the details on programs, cost, sports and more.
Try it out in CIS: School Sort, Programs of Study


Pay for School.

Learn about all of your options including loans, grants and scholarships. Search over $8 billion in Idaho and national scholarships that match your unique characteristics.
Try it out in CIS: Financial Aid Sort, Paying for School


Explore Careers.

Search through hundreds of occupations. Learn what you need to know to get your dream job, where the jobs are and how much money you’ll make.
Try it out in CIS: Occupations, Green Jobs


Find a Job.

Watch videos and find resources to help you get a job. CIS can help you stay organized, ace an interview and keep motivated to find the perfect work for you.
Try it out in CIS: Job Search, Job Interviews


Build Your Personal Portfolio.

Visit CIS now to create and personalize your own account. Once you’re in, you can start planning your future with these CIS apps:
My Favorites
Tag your favorite occupations, schools or scholarship files.
My Course Planner
Build your individual graduation plan and track all your classes.
Resume Builder
Store all your education and work history and create a formatted resume at the touch of a few buttons.
My Files and Links
Upload up to 5MB of files and create a list of all your favorite links.
My Visitors
Invite other people to view your portfolio content.