Resources and Websites

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! 

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

Employment of Minors (Work Permit)

Minor Work Permit Fact Sheet

Learners Permit Resource

MVA Learner’s Permit

Service Learning Hrs Form

Release of Records Form
 

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 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