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
- US Dept. of Education- Search for student aid resources by state.
- Scholarship Scams- Avoid scholarship scams - don't pay
- www.ISMCollegePlanning.org Funding Your Education Wisely
PERSONALITY AND CAREER ASSESSMENT
SEARCH FOR COLLEGES
- National Center for Education- Links and searches to colleges and universities.
- BigFuture College Search - Includes a College Search Step-by-Step interactive guide
- The Princeton Review - Explore a variety of colleges and universities to see if they are the right fit for you.
ONLINE EDUCATION LINKS
- WGU IndianaPurdue University GlobalDeVry University– Technical programs that are available
- University of Phoenix
TWO YEAR COLLEGE RANKINGS
- http://www.todaysmilitary.com/- Military (general)
- http://www.army.mil/- Army
- http://www.navy.mil/- Navy
- http://www.uscg.mil/- Coast Guard
- http://www.marines.com/- Marines
- http://www.af.mil/- Air Force
- http://www.ecampustours.com/- Virtual campus tours.
- Due to COVID-19 many schools are offering their own virtual tours. Check each schools website for more information.
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!
- HealthCare.gov - Portal for assistance with health insurance
- Many schools offer student health insurance for students who are not covered by their parents. More information is available from schools websites.
ABOUT THE DIFFERENT TESTS
- Advanced Placement (AP) tests- Information about AP testing.
- SAT Subject Tests - About the SAT Subject Tests
- College Level Examination Program (CLEP)- About the CLEP program.
- ISEE – Independent School Entrance Exam- Often used for entrance into private high schools.
- PSAT– Practice SAT.
TEST PREP RESOURCES
- http://www.act.org/- Online registration and prep for ACT.
- https://www.collegeboard.org/ - Online registration and prep for SAT
- http://www.vocabulary.com/- Fun ways to improve your vocabulary.
https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search - Scholarship search from CollegeBoard, the SAT folks.
http://www.tuitionfundingsources.com - Free access to scholarship databases.
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.
FINANCIAL AID CALCULATORS
- www.finaid.org/calculators/- Financial aid calculator.
- Many schools also offer financial aid calculators on their websites
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.fafsa.ed.gov/- Online FAFSA application.
FOR MINORITY, LOW INCOME, FIRST GENERATION STUDENTS
- http://www.uncf.org/- United Negro College Fund
- collegefund.org- American Indian fund
- http://www.aihec.org/- American Indian Higher Education Consortium
- https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oela/index.html?src=mr- Office of English Language Acquisition
- 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
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.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