Top Ten College Resource Websites

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Used almost 200 selective colleges, prospective students can print college applications, complete then copy as needed for participating institutions.

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Register on-line for the ACT Exam. This site also has a wealth of college information information.

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Register on line for the SAT 1 or SAT 2 or for the Profile (financial aid form required at some colleges). Search for a college or for scholarships electronically. This site has in depth information about financial aid and the college selection process.

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Includs direct links to individual college’s website. Review admissions information, look at class descriptions, e-mail professors, or just get a “feel” for the school.  Click here to access American Universities. 

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A resource to learn information about lesser-known but at times, more important colleges.  Some of these institutions are extremely competitive.  Click here to access Colleges that Change Lives.

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Virtually visit campuses from home. Hundreds of colleges have virtual tours of their campuses that you can access at this site. Do not substitute a visit to this site for the actual visit!  Click here to access Campus Tours.

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The FAFSA is online and you even get a quicker turn around time than the paper form. You can also download a copy to mail out if you’d prefer.  Click here to access FAFSA.

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Fastweb is a central hub for scholarship searches. Complete a short questionnaire and let the site search its database of hundreds of thousands of scholarships that meet your criteria. This site updates members on other scholarships that come in to their service.  Click here to access Fastweb.

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Run by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, FinAid provides an exhaustive supply of information regarding financial aid. Calculate your Estimated Family Contribution, learn about work study, find sources for aid, and look for scholarships.  Click here to access the Financial Aid Site.

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The official website of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Register for the Clearinghouse, find information about the NCAA Clearinghouse, recruiting rules, NCAA championships, Div. I,II, and III schools and sports.  Click here to access NCAA.

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Additional College Resource Websites (each link is clickable)

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Welcome to College – College Information and videos.   

American College Foundation – Making Higher Education Possible

Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design – Interested in Art college?

Braintrack – Great web resource to learn about specific colleges both internationally and in the US.

Careers – How to guide for resumes, interviews, internships, and a great career search!

Christian College Search – Looking for a Christian college?

College Planning – Great site for tips to help plan for and select colleges. Keep track of your application materials with the College Checklist!

College Rankings – Interesting, but always beware of putting too much stock into rankings!

Colleges in Great Britain – Perfect resource for students interested in studying across the pond. 

Colleges with Programs for Students with Learning Disabilities – Resource to find colleges with strong LD programs.

CollegeView – Resource containing hundreds of articles pertaining to the college planning process, along with over 4,000 college-specific information pages. 

Consortium of Liberal Arts Colleges – Learn more about Liberal Arts colleges.

Discover Card Scholarship Search – Quick and efficient scholarship search site.

Disabilities and Post Secondary Opportunities – Information about the college selection process for students with disabilities.

Going to College – This website contains information about living college life with a disability. 

Hillel:Jewish Campus Life – Great information for the student interested in Jewish life on college campuses.

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Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities  – Listings and links to HACU schools.

Historically Black Colleges  – Listing and links to Historically Black colleges.

Jesuit Colleges  – Listing and sites for Jesuit Catholic colleges.

Kaplan  – Another good site that does more than just test prep.

Liberal Arts College Review  – Profiles of liberal arts and junior colleges across the USA

More College Search and Info Sites Xap – A resource that provides a range of online tools that help students and adults explore, plan and take action on career and educational plans and lead to achievable and fulfilling life goals.

National Association for College Admission Counseling  – This great site for the college bound provides you with student rights and responsibilities, planning information, and countless other useful tidbits.

National Survey of Student Engagement  – Great resource to find information on colleges that engage students. Also, wonderful questions for colleges.

Princeton Review – Test Prep and more.  

Study in Canada – Look into Canadian Colleges, they’re better and more affordable than you may think.

US News and World Report – Rankings, Fiske reports, and a whole lot more.

Learning Pod for SAT/SAT Subject Tests  – Website with practice questions for the SAT and many SAT Subject exams.

Women’s College Coalition – Learn more about women’s colleges.

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