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College Research 


Website Links to help apply

Listed below are a few websites to help research and apply for college.

Recommended Web Sites

Educationquest site is HIGHLY recommended!

www.educationquest.org

http://petersons.com/ugchannel/

www.actstudent.org

www.collegeboard.com/splash

www.utexas.edu/world/univ/

The Interest Finder www.myfuture.com
Offers career search tools and military information and much more. The Work Interest Quiz can help you find some answers.

The College Planning Center www.collegeplanningcenter.org
Offers a variety of college planning strategies and services.

ACT Online www.act.org
Provides a variety of different search engines to college bound students and their parents.

College Board Online www.collegeboard.org
Connects you to varied materials, including ExPan, which offers in-depth information about colleges, careers and financial aid for more than 3,000 two- and four-year colleges.

US News Report www.usnews.com/usnews/edu/eduhome.htm
This is the US News & World Report’s annual ranking of academic institutions. It also offers a ‘Compare College’ section, which lets parents and students fill out a comparison worksheet to help narrow down their choices.

Search Colleges

www.collegeview.com
You can take virtual tours of colleges, check into financial aid, and apply online.

www.wiredscholar.com
This is one of the most complete web sites in assisting students in making a college choice.

www.AnyCollege.Net
The best college search engine on the Internet.

Internet’s Largest Free Scholarships Search www.fastweb.com
This website contains over 275,000 scholarships, fellowships, grants and loans. You may choose to complete a profile which will then search only for those awards which apply to you. There are currently over 1,000,000 students who participate in this program and the number continues to grow. You are provided with daily updates and email notices that keep you informed of new awards as they become available.

www.finaid.com
This site covers loans, scholarships and military aid. It walks you through the types of aid as well as explains the ins and outs of applying.

www.questbridge.org
This site is a National College Match program that matches outstanding high school seniors with schools that offer full four-year scholarships to some of the nation’s leading colleges. Students should visit the website and apply before Sept. 30th.