Students are encouraged to work with their parents and counselors during the college search and application process. Check out our Career Center for additional resources!
The CollegeBoard Online
This is an excellent site for students, parents, educators, and counselors which includes the latest news from the College Board, current test administrations and registration deadlines, on-line score reporting, registration, and details regarding specific SAT I/IIs. Check out the SAT Question of the Day, utilize the scholarship search as well as the ExPAN College Search, or e-mail the professionals at the College Board. Information is organized and presented specifically for Student & Parents, Admissions Staff, Financial Aid Staff, Counselors, High School & College Faculty, and College Board Members.
Looking for a good way to prepare for the SAT or ACT? Check out this FREE online SAT/ACT preparation program! Method Test Prep allows students the opportunity to spend minutes or hours practicing their test taking skills when it's most convenient for them in their busy schedules. Just choose a Username, Password, and log in to get started!
Peterson's Education and Career Center
This site includes access to colleges and universities, graduate programs, studying abroad programs, careers and education, summer programs, private schools, financing education, executive education, distance learning, learning adventures, open choices, testing preparation, and more. Peterson's is an information services company that is the "leading provider" of information on educational institutions and other educational opportunities in the United States.
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Visit this highly interactive site for virtual tours of college and university campuses. Locate campuses by map or alphabetical listing and experience a look at each via webcams, movies and pictures, college videos, and campus maps. This site is user-friendly as a good introduction to a number of campuses.
Check out this site for fun and helpful virtual campus tours of colleges and universities across the nation. Actual students are tour hosts, and this site is a great way to get an initial look and feel for a college campus!
CollegeView is a terrific resource that allows students, parents, counselors and other educators to gather information essential for the college and financial aid process. Search a college/university database of over 3700 institutions, travel to colleges via the virtual tour, access applications, and apply electronically. Financial aid and scholarship information, career information, and a college chat and message board system also help to make this a highly useful site.
Search 4 College.com
This site, launched in 2001, is a good resource for students interested in very specific fields. Access databases for art, business, automotive training, massage, culinary, computer, graphic design schools, and many more. This "work-in-progress" site is easy to use, providing links to a number of institutions, contact information, and other links related to schools, careers, financing, and college preparation.
Hobsons Guide to Historically Black Colleges and Universities
This site provides a wealth of information and links for students regarding the 120 public and private, two and four-year, graduate and professional historically black colleges and universities. Peruse School as well as Student Profiles, Request Information, and explore Helpful Links in the search process.
Women’s College Coalition
The Women’s College Coalition is a membership organization representing 68 women’s colleges across the country and in Canada. Peruse this website for information about the benefits of attending a women’s college, to access ranking information, summer outreach programs, for direct links to each college, and much more!
This site provides a wealth of information for parents, students, counselors and other educators about learning disabilities. Topic areas include: Site Info, Articles, Resources, Discussion, Newsletter, and a Search component. This extensive resource is one of the very best!
This is a great site to access for information about the transition from high school to college for students with disabilities. It includes links to Offices of Disability Support at colleges and universities in New York State. Check it out for lists of questions to ask on visits, scholarship opportunities and more!
This site is exciting and full of terrific information! Students have access to a Directory of Colleges and Universities, College Profiles, Multicultural Student Profiles, an Honors Program Directory, a listing of Canadian Colleges and Universities, and lots more. The Collegiate Sports Programs and Coaches Directory, College Cheerleading Programs, and Orchestra and Bands Directory are unique highlights on this college search site.
RWM Vocational School Database
This database of private postsecondary vocational schools is well-organized and extensive. Students can access information first by state and then by specific training area/occupation. Fields include: aircraft, automotive, cosmetology, business, computer, electronics, legal, telecommunications, and lots more. Check out this site to learn more about schools that offer Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, online degrees, and Technical and Management degrees.
This is a good resource for student-athletes, their parents, counselors, and coaches. Information is provided in a user-friendly and organized way about topics such as Academic Eligibility, Core Courses, Financial Aid, Division I/II Recruiting, What to Ask, National Letter of Intent, Agents, Drug Testing, Graduation Rates, and so on.
The Princeton Review
Students are encouraged to visit this site to make use of the over 700 online college and university applications. This program allows students to complete a personal profile containing information that is common to many college and university applications; the information in the profile is then dropped into each application the student fills out through this program, saving students much time and energy. Also available at this site are links for test preparation including a full-length SAT practice test, the college search, rankings of the "Best 345 Colleges", tips regarding the admissions process, and much more.
Hillel: Guide to Jewish Life on Campus/Campus Contacts
This site of Hillel, the largest Jewish campus organization in the world, provides an opportunity for students to explore "comprehensive descriptions of Jewish life and contact information for Hillels on over 500 campuses in North America and around the world." Search by alphabet, region/country/state, or by college/university name.
The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU)
The AJCU is a "national voluntary service organization" with membership of the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States. Students may utilize Jesuit College Search Service, access a listing of Jesuit institutions with direct links to the college/university homepages, and explore related links regarding Jesuit higher education.
MedicalAssistantSchools.com is an online resource for students interested in the Medical Assisting field. Find programs of study listed by state as well as pertinent interviews and articles to help students in their future planning and decision making.