Resources & Current Articles

College Process


College Portal of US Government
Prepare for college with specific facts and advice  from Uncle Sam.

Higher Ed in Colorado
Learn about the college process for Colorado students.


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College Research

Sites to help you explore schools

College Board ~ Big Future
Get organized with the College Board.

College Navigator
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 Data
College Process site with emphasis on finding college

Student opinions and grading of colleges!!  Great site

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


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College Finances

Sites with helpful financial aid information

Free Application for Federal Student Aid Official site. This form must be completed to be considered for financial aid.

CSS Profile
The profile is required by many schools to supplement FAFSA in determining aid.

Financial Aid
Comprehensive and accurate information on financial aid and tuition assistance. This is the Bible of financial aid.

Student Loans
comprehensive government site on student loans


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Scholarship Scams from
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


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Test Prep

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.


Test prep services

Moser Educational Services

Test prep services





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Career and Personality Discovery:

Learning about yourself is the first step to choosing a college.

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.

Career Onestop
This site explores careers, salaries and opportunities.

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For You Jocks

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



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 Campus Pride
non-profit for students and campuses working to create safer college environment for LGBT students

Point Foundation
scholarship, mentorship, leadership for LGBTQ students

Posse Foundation
highly competitive full scholarship for students to many top schools

Gates Millennium Scholars Program
1000 full scholarships to minorities

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


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Students with Disabilities

support, advocacy and information about students, colleges and disabilities

LD Online
100s of expert reviewed resources and articles for educators and Parents of LD students

Think College
information, resources and tools for transition-aged students and adults with disabilities who are thinking of going to college

Great Schools
resources for parents and students moving from high school to college, legal info, public policy, planning, financial help, survival strategies once there

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