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!
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.
You can take virtual tours of colleges, check into financial aid, and apply online.
This is one of the most complete web sites in assisting students in making a college choice.
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.
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.
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.