College Resources

College Resources

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Do you have questions about colleges, majors, financing, etc? This is a good place to start.
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RESOURCES

Preparing for college, scholarships, financial aid, and college entrance exams can be mind-boggling for both students and parents. Here are some online references you may find helpful: 

www.braintrack.com College and university directory
www.collegeboard.com Plan, find, apply, and pay for college
www.collegeispossible.com Preparing, paying, choosing the right college
www.collegenet.com Guide to colleges, universities, financial aid
www.diversityabroad.com International education opportunities
www.educationplanner.org AES free college planning site
www.infoplease.com/edu/highered Apply for college, scholarships, financial aid
www.knowhow2go.org College prep for middle and high school
www.petersons.com Test preparation and career exploration
www.princetonreview.com Prepare for entrance exams, financial aid
www.students.gov Answers questions on education and careers
www.theclic.net Manage your college experience on one page
www.unigo.com Find, review, and explore America's colleges
www.xap.com College advice, admission applications
www.FirstGenerationStudent.com     Resource for first generation students wanting to attend college 
www.collegeweeklive.com     Connect with colleges


College Entrance Exams
www.actstudent.org ACT registration, scores, test dates and more
www.collegeboard.com SAT registration, scores, test prep and more


College Admissions
Prepare for College
www.eaop.org UC outreach program
www.makingitcount.com How to succeed in college
www.mappingyourfuture.org Mapping your future
www.zinch.com Create profiles, connect with admissions offices

Choose a College
www.myroad.collegeboard.com College and career planning
www.usnews.com/usnews/edu... Ranking of America's best colleges


Financial Aid & Scholarships
www.collegeanswer.com Answers to your paying-for-college questions
www.fafsa.ed.gov U.S. Dept. of Education FAFSA introduction
www.fastweb.com Search for scholarships
www.finaid.org Guide to financial aid
www.freecollegemoney.org Free college money
www.hsf.net Hispanic scholarship fund
www.icanaffordcollege.com I can afford college
www.nslds.ed.gov National student loan data system
www.salliemae.com Plan, find student loans, apply online
www.scholarships.com Scholarship search engine
www.simpletuition.com Search and compare student loans
www.sssc.com Financial aid information
www.studentaid.ed.gov Free info from the U.S. Department of Education

SAT / ACT PREP

Test Prep Website
ACT   www.actstudent.org
College Board www.collegeboard.com
Number 2  www.number2.com
4 Tests 

www.4test.com

Khan Academy http://www.khanacademy.org/sat
College Center  Study Books from the local library/ College Center
College Board Register for “Question of the Day”
 
 

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