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College Links & Resources

GREAT RESOURCES FOR COLLEGE BOUND STUDENTS

 

Most Popular Links

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

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

The Princeton Review Career Test

The Vocational Information Center

 

Reading Lists for Students

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 Degree - online education and degree program information

Peterson’s - find colleges by degree programs of interest

Online Education Links

DeVry University - technical programs available

Jones University - specializes in business and computer courses

Kaplan University - includes financial aid info

University of Phoenix Online - includes links to all campus locations

Online Education - Online Education - Best Colleges

College Rankings

College and University Rankings - a list of different ranking sites

Two Year College Resources

Community College Review - profiles of community and junior colleges

American Assoc. of Community Colleges


 

Military Careers

http://www.todaysmilitary.com/ - Military (general)

http://www.army.mil/ - Army

http://www.navy.mil/ - Navy

http://www.uscg.mil/USCG.shtm - Coast Guard

http://www.marines.com/ - Marines

http://www.af.mil/ - Air Force

http://asvabpracticetestonline.com/ -ASVAB Practice Test



Virtual Tours

http://www.ecampustours.com/ - virtual campus tours

http://www.campustours.com/

http://www.campusview.com/ - collection of on line view books

http://www.collegiatechoice.com/ - non promotional videos of colleges


What are my Chances at This School?

http://www.go4college.com/

www.collegedata.com/cs/promo/promo_calcodds_tmpl.jhtml

www.princetonreview.com/college/research/articles/find/MatchReachSafety.asp


 

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!

Healthy Minds - great mental health resource

Health Insurance Quotes - 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

www.collegeboard.com/prof/counselors/apply/12.html - 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

PSAT - Preliminary SAT


Test Prep Resources

http://www.testprep.com/ - by Stanford Testing Systems

http://www.act.org/ - online registration and prep for ACT

http://www.eurekareview.com/ - Eureka One on One Review, LLC

http://www.vocabulary.com/ - fun ways to improve your vocabulary


Scholarship Search

http://www.scholarship.com/ - finding scholarships

http://www.fastweb.com/ - Financial Aid and Scholarship Search

http://www.collegeboard.com/ - College, Career, Scholarship Search

http://www.tuitions.com/ - scholarship search

http://www.wiredscholar.com/ - SallieMay site for financial aid

http://www.collegepayway.com/ - tools for planning to pay for college


Financial Aid Calculators

www.finaid.org/calculators/ - financial aid calculator

www.act.org/fane/index.html - calculator on the ACT website

Financial Aid Links

http://www.studentaid.ed.gov/ - Federal Student Aid Site or call 1-800-433-3243 (TTY 800-730-8913 for hearing impaired)

http://www.finaid.org/ - Student aid resource site

http://www.students.gov/ - student gateway to the US Government

http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ - online FAFSA application


For Minority, Low-Income, First Generation Students

www.finaid.org/otheraid/minority.phtml - minority aid site

www.smart.net/~pope/hbcu/hbculist.htm - historically black colleges

http://www.educacionsuperior.org/

http://www.yesican.gov/ - White House initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans

http://www.yosipuedo.gov/ - spanish version of same site as above

http://www.chciyouth.org/ - english and spanish information on planning - free publications

http://www.hispanicfund.org/ - Hispanic resource for college aid

http://www.uncf.org/ - United Negro College Fund

http://www.ubp.com/ - universal black pages

collegefund.org - American Indian fund

http://www.aimd.org/ - American Institute for Managing Diversity

http://www.aihec.org/ - American Indian Higher Education Consortium

lite.researchresearch.com/ - Minority Scholarships and Fellowships

www.ed.gov/offices/OBEMLA- Department of Education/Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs

http://www.black-collegian.com/ - the Black Collegian

http://www.blackexcel.org/ - Black Excel: The College Help Network

http://www.hillel.org/ - Jewish resource for colleges

http://www.gmsp.org/ - Gates Millennium Scholars Fund

http://www.hsf.net/ - Hispanic scholarships

http://www.hacu.net/ - Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

http://www.jbhe.com/ - Journal of Blacks in Higher Education

qemnetwork.qem.org - Quality Education for Minorities

www.nativeculture.com/lisamitten/education.html - Tribal Colleges, Native Studies Programs, and Indian Education


Students With Disabilities

http://www.ahead.org/ - Association of Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)

http://www.add.org/ - Attention Deficit Disorder Association

http://www.chadd.org/ - Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders

http://www.ldanatl.org/ - Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)

http://www.ldresources.com/ - Learning Disability Resources

http://www.ncld.org/ - National Center for Learning Disabilities

http://www.fcsn.org/ - Federation for Children with Special Needs

http://www.ldonline.org/ - Learning Disabilities Online

http://www.nifl.gov/ - National Adult Literacy & Learning Disabilities Center