The College Process
Career and Personality Discovery
For You Jocks
Students with Disabilities
College Board ~ Big Future
Get organized with the College Board.
College Portal of US Government
Prepare for college with specific facts and advice from Uncle Sam.
guide to many different programs and schools
Princeton Review’s College Process Guide
complete and accurate information on so many things
The College Solution Lynn O’Shaughnessy’s Blog
advice on finding affordable colleges and tons of other topic
Higher Ed in Colorado
Learn about the college process for Colorado students.
The Choice from the NY Times
current and relevant college admissions advice
Guided College Search from the US Dept of Education
National Survey of Student Engagement~ Great alternative to rankings
Comprehensive site on the College Process~ real student write –ups
College Process site with emphasis on finding college
Student opinions and grading of colleges!! Great site
Great college search and many other things!
Find the school for you.
E Campus Tours
Virtual tours of schools
The Education Trust
Great site to compare colleges
Colleges that Change Lives
Non Profit dedicated to the support of a student-centered college search process.
Explores hundreds of private colleges and universities
College reviews based on independent research of schools with a slant towards solid liberal arts curricula and political leanings.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid Official site. This form must be completed to be considered for financial aid.
The profile is required by many schools to supplement FAFSA in determining aid.
Comprehensive and accurate information on financial aid and tuition assistance. This is the Bible of financial aid.
great information from the US Government on financing college
comprehensive government site on student loans
Lynn O’Shaughnessy—The College Solution
Great blog on all things college—esp. on funding college!
Scholarship Scams from FinAid.org
important resource on spotting scams
huge scholarship search site
big scholarship search
one of the more well-known scholarship searches
MOAA-Military Officers Association of American
scholarships for military members and their families
Scholarship Search of the College Board
The College Board brings you a scholarship search.
large scholarships search site
Note to Students:
Never trust a scholarship opportunity where you are required to pay any upfront fee to enter. Never give your social security number or credit card number online
ACT Test Prep from the ACT site
From the source, find free and fee based test prep from the makers of the ACT—some individualized just for you.
College Board Test Prep, the makers of the SAT
From the other source, find free and fee based test prep for the SAT, including practice test and quick response on scoring.
My College QuickStart—from the College Board
Includes PSAT score report~ customized SAT study plan based on PSAT results~ Personality Test, Majors and Career Match
Grockit is an interactive approach to studying. Get a complete individualized approach based on your trends on practice tests.
free test prep site with instantaneous answers and individualized strategies
practice tests with immediate video explanations of questions~ individualized prep based on student performance~ free diagnostic tests ~ fee based program for complete service ~ really fun free word challenge
All College Essays
US News and World Report
This site is a comprehensive quiz that really helps pinpoint the qualities of a college that is right for you. It also helps you learn to begin to understand the differences in different types of colleges and universities.
The Princeton Review: Explore Careers and Majors
This site helps you figure out in what subject you might like to major. There’s a short career quiz to get you started and then there are descriptions of what it’s like to major in different fields.
My Next Move-Interest Profiler
The O’Net profiler helps you find out what your interests are and how they relate to the world of work.
This site explores careers, salaries and opportunities.
all things NCAA
Eligibility and registration for Student Athletes
extremely important site for athletes
College Student Athletes—D3 Schools
great resource about academics and sports at D3 schools
College Board on Student Athletes
The College Board weighs in on what athletes need to know.
Women’s Sports Foundation
education, outreach, advocacy for women’s sports
sports Association for smaller schools
non-profit for students and campuses working to create safer college environment for LGBT students
scholarship, mentorship, leadership for LGBTQ students
highly competitive full scholarship for students to many top schools
Gates Millennium Scholars Program
1000 full scholarships to minorities
low income students and the jump to college, financial aid process, scholarships
full scholarship to top schools for low income kids, very competitive
United Negro College Fund
over 400 scholarship and internships for students of color
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
developing Hispanic leaders with programs, scholarships, internships, education
Hispanic College Fund
scholarships, internships, mentoring for Hispanic young people
League of United Latin American Citizens
advancing Hispanic students, education section with many resources
support, advocacy and information about students, colleges and disabilities
100s of expert reviewed resources and articles for educators and Parents of LD students
information, resources and tools for transition-aged students and adults with disabilities who are thinking of going to college
National Center for Learning Disabilities
transitioning to college, financial matters, rights and accommodations
College Resources for Students with Autistic Spectrum Disorder
college resources for students with autism, information, support, direction
United Cerebral Palsey
for those beginning the college search for a student with a disability
resources for parents and students moving from high school to college, legal info, public policy, planning, financial help, survival strategies once there
Young, Gifted and Not Getting into Harvard
The Education Conservancy: We Admit…Advice from those Who Do
How Diversity Punishes Asians, Poor Whites, and Lots of Others
Ivy League or Bust