Links of Interest
Specialized Schools and Programs
- Getting Started - A Career and College Planning Guide for 9th Grade students. (Adobe Acrobat needed.)
- Getting Ready - A Career and College Planning Guide for 11th grade students. (Adobe Acrobat needed.)
- NCAA Clearing House - The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Web site includes information about student eligibility and conduct for college-bound athletes.
- My Majors - Provides useful advice on college and university majors.
- eChoices - Two-year, four-year, and trade/technical school search relating interests and skills to career and education options. Call the Career Center at your school for password access.
- U.S. College Search - Search a database of 9,734 four-year universities, two-year colleges, junior colleges, vocational schools, job training programs, and technical certification programs.
- CollegePrep-101 - CollegePrep-101 has helped students prepare for college since 1996, helping literally hundreds of thousands of high school students and others through the process of applying to, selecting and transitioning to college.
- CollegeBasics - Learn about applying to college, paying for college, and more.
- Making It Count - With articles written for students, by students as well as articles written by career professionals, the Making It Count website is a valuable tool for students transitioning into high school, into college and into their career. The site also includes interactive games, tools, and e-newsletters.
- The Common Application - The Common Application currently provides both online and print versions of its First-year and Transfer Applications for 392 institutions.
- Common Black College Application - The EDU, Inc. Common Black College Application allows students to apply to thirty-five black colleges at once and pay a one time fee of only $35.
- eCampus Tours - Interactive virtual visits to over 1000 college campuses. Tour a dorm room, the library, or classrooms.
- BrainTrack - A comprehensive directory of United States colleges and universities.
- Scholarships.com - The leading college scholarship search site.
- College Scholarships, Colleges and Online Degrees -Includes listings and contact information for traditional colleges and online colleges, college scholarships, financial aid, Christian Colleges, historically black colleges and universities, colleges for women, colleges with programs for students with learning disabilities, links to 60 online scholarship search sites, and more.
- Get Recruited - A quick and easy way for students to search for traditional colleges, online degree programs, vocational schools, and career colleges meeting their needs.
- Zinch - A completely free scholarship search engine used by over 4 million students nationwide. With over a billion dollars in scholarships listed, it’s one of the biggest out there!
- The Simple Dollar: Affordable Online Colleges Guide - This guide identifies the 10 best universities for online bachelor’s and master’s degrees in the country on a strict value-for-money basis.
- Affordable Online Colleges in America - Edudemic ranks over 180 online colleges based on student value, price, and reputation.
- Varsity Tutors Free Learning Tools - Over 100,000 professionally written problems and thousands of distinct practice tests across 150 subjects. Thousands of practice tests and problems for Common Core and standardized tests.
- Accounting Degree Today - A one-stop resource that contains information useful to people who are considering a degree in accounting.
Additionally, please see the following sites for financial aid and scholarship information: