College & Career Planning


Most Popular Links
The Princeton Review - all sorts of college information
College Board - the SAT test plus all sorts of testing and college preparation information
ACT - the ACT test and other resources
Federal Student Aid Site - Federal Student Aid Site for students, parents and counselors
FinAid - Student aid resource site - student gateway to the US Government
US Dept. of Education - search for student aid resources by state

Personality and Career Assessment
Bureau of Labor and Statistics Career Guide - link your favorite subject in school to a possible career
The Princeton Review Career Test
The Vocational Information Center

Reading Lists for Students
College Board - 101 great books for the college bound readers

Search for Colleges
National Center for Education - links and searches to colleges and universities
Online Education – general degree and program information
Peterson’s – find colleges by degree programs of interest

Online Education Links
DeVry University – technical programs available
Jones University – specializes in business and computer courses
AIU Online – includes financial aid info
University of Phoenix – links and searches to all campuses by state

Two Year College Resources
Community College Review – profiles of community and junior colleges
Axia College – online education offering associate degrees
American Assoc. of Community Colleges

Military Careers - Military (general) - Army - Navy - Marines - Air Force

Virtual Tours - virtual campus tours

What are my Chances at This School?

Health and Safety for Students
Centers for Disease Control - learn what you can do to enjoy college the safe and healthy way!
Health Insurance – student health insurance quotes and plans

About the Different Tests
ACT test - used for college admissions, an alternative to the SAT
Advanced Placement (AP) tests - information about AP testing - Sat Subject Test Requirements at different schools
College Level Examination Program (CLEP) - about the CLEP program
PSAT – Preliminary SAT

Test Prep Resources - online registration and prep for ACT - Eureka One on One Review, LLC - fun ways to improve your vocabulary

Scholarship Search - finding scholarships - Financial Aid and Scholarship Search - College, Career, Scholarship Search - scholarship search - SallieMay site for financial aid - tools for planning to pay for college

Financial Aid Calculators - financial aid calculator - calculator on the ACT website

Financial Aid Links - Federal Student Aid Site or call 1-800-433-3243 (TTY 800-730-8913 for hearing impaired) - Student aid resource site - online FAFSA application

Scholarship Opportunities - minority aid site - English and Spanish information on planning - free publications - Hispanic resource for college aid - United Negro College Fund - American Indian fund - American Indian Higher Education Consortium - the Black Collegian - Black Excel: The College Help Network - Gates Millennium Scholars Fund - Hispanic scholarships - Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities - Journal of Blacks in Higher Education - Quality Education for Minorities - Tribal Colleges, Native Studies Programs, and Indian Education

Students With Disabilities - Association of Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) - Attention Deficit Disorder Association - Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders - Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) - Learning Disability Resources - National Center for Learning Disabilities - Federation for Children with Special Needs - Learning Disabilities Online