Resources

College Planning Resources

For College Search:

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org
http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator
www.Petersons.com
www.Cappex.com
www.Unigo.com – video tours
www.PrincetonReview.com
www.YOUniversity.com – video tours of colleges
www.collegegrazing.com
www.ecampustours.com
www.goseecampus.com –  to plan college visits

Applications:

www.CommonApp.org
www.csumentor.edu – for Cal State colleges
www.ucop.edu/pathways – for University of California colleges

Majors and careers:

www.mymajors.com
www.exploringhealthcareers.org
www.bls.gov/oco – Occupational Outlook Handbook –  career exploration
www.careercruising.com

Testing:

www.Sat.Collegeboard.orgwww.ACTStudent.org
www.number2.com –  free  online test prep
www.fairtest.org –  a list of test-optional colleges

Financial Aid / scholarships:

www.fafsa.ed.gov – application and information site for applying for financial aid
http://studentaid.ed.gov – federal financial aid website
http://profileonline.collegeboard.com – CSS Profile
www.fastweb.com –  searchable scholarship database
www.scholarships.com
www.finaid.org
www.meritaid.com
www.scholarshipexperts.com
www.blackexcel.org
www.hispanicfund.org

Enrichment Programs:

www.EnrichmentAlley.com – summer, school year, and gap year programs

Professional Counseling Organizations: (all have resources available for families)

www.Nacacnet.org – website of the National Association for College Admission Counseling
www.iecaonline.com  – website of the Independent Educational Consultants Organization
www.hecaonline.org  – website of the Higher Education Consultants Association

Other useful precollege websites:

www.ctcl.com – website of Colleges That Change Lives
www.educationconservancy.org  – Provides alternatives to College rankings
www.ncaaclearinghouse.net – For student athletes who hope to play Division I or II college sports
www.naia.org – National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics

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