- National Collegiate Athletic Association official website.
- A worthwhile list of questions for students considering collegiate athletics. Caution, this website is dated. For complete details about being a student athlete, refer to the NCAA website.
- U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Information about studying in the United States: the application process, undergraduate and graduate college search, Fulbright programs, scholarships, visas…
- Resources for international students such as international student loans, travel, phone cards, insurance, tax returns and scholarships…
- International Institute of Education (IIE). Extensive scholarship database for International students.
- Financial aid information for international students.
- College Parents of America is the nation’s only membership organization of current and future college parents with the goal of assisting families in all phases of the ‘college process’ from initial preparation to college transitions to college graduation.
- An unbelievable resource of FREE online-based education videos for students K-12. 2,100 videos cover such topics as math, biology, chemistry, physics, finance and history. Each delivers a 10-minute, bite-sized learning opportunity on the topic covered. Check out both the website and the library of videos.
- Fabulous site for virtual college fairs, college conversations and more…
- Colleges that Change Lives is a group of distinctive colleges and universities. Each one fosters an environment of cooperative education led by faculties of scholars dedicated to helping students be all they can be.
- US Green Building Council – Comprehensive website full of information about Green certification, curriculum and practices as well as a directory of colleges and universities that are LEED certified (green.)
- The recognized accrediting agency for college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and technology. The website includes a list of accredited colleges and universities.
- Catholic Colleges & Universities association website.
- Jesuit Colleges & Universities association website.
- Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities.
- Historically Black Colleges & Universities
- The Common Application is accepted by 414 public and private US colleges and universities.
- The Universal Application is accepted by 80 US public and private colleges and universities.
- Essay samples written for commonly used essay prompts.
- Extensive selection of college application essay samples and personal statements.
- Article on “Writing the Successful College Application Essay: Tips for Success.”
STANDARDIZED TESTS AND TEST PREPARATION:
- *Featured Website: – Tutor Doctor offers stress-free, one-on-one tutoring offered in the comfort of your home. Tutoring covers both academic subjects and SAT/ACT test preparation. Go to the website and enter your zip code in the Location Finder.
- The National Center for Fair & Open Testing – The definitive directory of colleges and universities that are ‘test optional.’
- Offers help for understanding standardized tests, building test strategies and practice tests.
- PSAT official website.
- SAT official website.
- ACT official website.
- TOEFL official website.
- International English Language Testing System official website.
- Graduate Record Exam (GRE) official website.
- Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) official website.
- Law School Admission Test (LSAT) official website.
- Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) official website.
- Tips on how to conduct campus visits.
- Over 350 student-guided campus tours of colleges and universities across the United States, Canada and Europe. Media: DVD
- 360 Virtual College Tours. Visit colleges without leaving your armchair.
- The information and application site for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid – FAFSA.
- The CSS PROFILE financial aid application for selected private colleges & universities.
- Federal student aid information for International students.
- Contains a wealth of information about funding a college education: scholarships, loans, college savings plans, military aid, other types of aid; financial aid applications; financial aid calculators, and, “Ask the Aid Advisor.”
SCHOLARSHIPS & SCHOLARSHIP SCAMS:
- Featured Website: Occupational Outlook Handbook – The Handbook provides a wealth of information about careers including education/training, aligned careers, job descriptions, job trends and more. This is a must use career planning tool. Source: U.S. Department of Labor
- O*Net Online - The definitive resource for counselors, educators, human resource specialists, and the general public to learn more about occupations. Source: U.S. Department of Labor
- CareerOneStop – A collection of sites about careers and includes America’s Job Bank and Career InfoNet. Source: US Department of Labor