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.
Students.gov- Student gateway to the U.S. Government.
US Dept. of Education- Search for student aid resources by state.
Scholarship Scams- Avoid scholarship scams - don't pay!
www.fastweb.com Scholarship matches, college resources, financial aid tips, and internship opportunities
www.ISMCollegePlanning.org Funding Your Education Wisely
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?
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
www.collegeinfo.com - Search for colleges based on your interests.
National Center for Education- Links and searches to colleges and universities.
Online Degree– Online education and degree program information.
ONLINE EDUCATION LINKS
DeVry University– Technical programs that are 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.
College and University Rankings- A list of different ranking sites.
TWO YEAR COLLEGE RANKINGS
Community College Review– Profiles of community and junior colleges.
Axia College Online– Online education offering associate degrees.
League for Innovation in Community Colleges– International consortium of community colleges.
http://www.todaysmilitary.com/- Military (general)
http://www.uscg.mil/USCG.shtm- Coast Guard
http://www.af.mil/- Air Force
http://www.ecampustours.com/- Virtual campus tours.
http://www.campusview.com/- Collection of online view books.
http://www.collegiatechoice.com/- Non-promotional videos of colleges.
WHAT ARE MY CHANCES AT THIS SCHOOL?
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
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.
PLAN test- Generally administered fall of Sophomore year.
PSAT– Practice 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.
http://www.anycollege.com - Scholarship drawings and college information.
http://www.tuitionfundingsources.com - Free access to scholarship databases.
http://www.schoolsoup.com - Scholarships and financial aid information.
http://www.collegeanswer.com -Paying for college
http://meritaid.com - Merit-based scholarships
http://www.collegescholarships.com - Match scholarships to your needs
http://www.gmsp.org - Gates Millenium Scholars Program
http://cappex.com/scholarships - Your College Decision Headquarters
http://legion.org/needalift - The American Legion Scholarships
http://www.scholarshipamerica.org - Scholarships across the nation.
http://www.scholarship.com/- Find scholarships for you.
http://www.fastweb.com/- Financial aid and scholarship search.
http://www.collegeboard.com/- College, career, and scholarship search.
http://www.tuitions.com/- Another scholarship search.
http://www.wiredscholar.com/- Sallie May 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 U.S. 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.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