College Resources


Most Popular Links

College Raptor - Find the right college for you!

The Princeton Review - all sorts of college information

College Board - The SAT test plus all sorts of testing and college preparation information

ACT - the ACT test and other resources

Federal Student Aid Site - Federal Student Aid Site for students, parents and counselors

FinAid - Student aid resource site - student gateway to the US Government

US Dept. of Education - search for student aid resources by state

Scholarship Scams - avoid scholarship scams - don't pay!

Personality and Career Assessment

Bureau of Labor and Statistics Career Guide - link your favorite subject in school to a possible career

Life Colors Questionnaire - What Kind of Person Are You?

The Princeton Review Career Test

The Vocational Information Center

Reading Lists for Students

Young Adult Library Services - outstanding books for the college bound

College Board - 101 great books for the college bound readers

Search for Colleges

National Center for Education - links and searches to colleges and universities

Online Education and College Degrees - online education and degree program information

Peterson's - find colleges by degree programs of interest

Online Education Links

AIU Online - career-relevant degrees

Capella University - degree programs listed by professional focus

Kaplan University - includes financial aid info

University of Phoenix - includes links to all campus locations

Westwood College - technical program available

College Rankings

Top 100 National Universities - US News & World Report

College and University Rankings - a list of different ranking sites

Two Year College Resources

Community College Review - profiles of community and junior colleges

Axia College - online education offering associate degrees

League for Innovation in Community Colleges - international consortium of community colleges

American Assoc. of Community Colleges

Military Careers - Military (general) - Army - Navy - Coast Guard - Marines - Air Force

Virtual Tours - virtual campus tours - collection of on line view books - non promotional videos of colleges

What are my Chances at This School?

Testing Calendars

The SAT Calendar

The ACT Calendar

Health and Safety for Students

Centers for Disease Control - learn what you can do to enjoy college the safe and healthy way!

Gyms and Fitness Clubs - gym and health club directory, stay fit and healthy

Healthy Minds - great mental health resource

Affordable Health Insurance - student health insurance quotes and plans

About the Different Tests

ACT test - used for college admissions, an alternative to the SAT

Advanced Placement (AP) tests - information about AP testing - Sat Subject Test Requirements at different schools

College Level Examination Program (CLEP) - about the CLEP program

ISEE - Independent School Entrance Exam - often used for entrance into private high schools

PLAN test - generally administered fall of Sophomore year

PSAT - Preliminary SAT

Test Prep Resources

Prep Factory - free ACT test prep - by Stanford Testing Systems - online registration and prep for ACT - Eureka One on One Review, LLC - fun ways to improve your vocabulary

Scholarship Search - finding scholarships - Financial Aid and Scholarship Search - College, Career, Scholarship Search - scholarship search - SallieMay site for financial aid - tools for planning to pay for college

Financial Aid Calculators - financial aid calculator - calculator on the ACT website

Financial Aid Links - Federal Student Aid Site or call 1-800-433-3243 (TTY 800-730-8913 for hearing impaired) - Student aid resource site - student gateway to the US Government - online FAFSA application

For Minority, Low-Income, First Generation Students - minority aid site - historically black colleges - White House initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans - spanish version of same site as above - english and spanish information on planning - free publications - Hispanic resource for college aid - United Negro College Fund - universal black pages - American Indian fund - American Institute for Managing Diversity - American Indian Higher Education Consortium - Minority Scholarships and Fellowships Department of Education/Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs - the Black Collegian - Black Excel: The College Help Network - Jewish resource for colleges - Gates Millennium Scholars Fund - Hispanic scholarships - Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities - Journal of Blacks in Higher Education - Quality Education for Minorities - Tribal Colleges, Native Studies Programs, and Indian Education

Students With Disabilities - Association of Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) - Attention Deficit Disorder Association - Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders - Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) - Learning Disability Resources - National Center for Learning Disabilities - Federation for Children with Special Needs - Learning Disabilities Online - National Adult Literacy & Learning Disabilities Center

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