• College and Career Web Sites

    ACT www.act.org/
    Provides information on all tests and products produced by ACT, as well as great college info.

    America’s Career Info Net www.acinet.org/
    Find wage and employment trends, occupational requirements, state-by-state labor market conditions, millions of employer contacts nationwide, and the most extensive career resource library online.

    Bridges Products www.bridges.com
    Bridges Web site includes Choices Planner (explore careers and educational options), Choices Explorer (connect careers to programs/schools), Online test prep for elementary, middle school and high school.

    Campus Tours www.CampusTours.com/
    Virtual tours to hundreds of colleges and universities.

    College Board Online http://www.collegeboard.org/
    The College Board Web site provides information on all tests and products produced by the College Board, as well as great college info.

    College Net www.collegenet.com/
    Identifies schools based on criteria such as location, size, degree programs, etc.; provides links to individual college Web sites.

    College View www.collegeview.com/
    Career, college, and financial aid information, as well as virtual college tours.

    Common Application www.commonapp.org/
    Common college application for 255 selective, independent colleges and universities.

    FAFSA www.fafsa.ed.gov/
    Free Application for Federal Student Aid; this is THE site to apply for financial aid online!

    Fast Web www.fastweb.com/
    Free scholarship and college search service.

    Fed Money www.fedmoney.org/
    FedMoney.org is a comprehensive FREE, full-text, online resource on all federal government student financial aid programs. Here you will find detailed and up-to-date information about (1) who can apply, (2) how to apply, (3) full contact info, and much more…for over 130 government loans and grants (scholarships, fellowships, traineeships) related to education.

    FinAid www.finaid.org/
    Comprehensive site for the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.

    HACU www.hacu.net/
    HACU (Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities) represents more than 300 colleges and universities committed to Hispanic higher education success in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Latin America, and Spain.

    The Web site for historically Black colleges and universities.

    Homework Center www.infoplease.com/homework/
    This site includes homework help, study advice, writing tips, resources (atlas, almanacs, encyclopedias, dictionaries) and historical facts.

    IPEDS www.nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
    IPEDS (The integrated Postsecondary Education Data System) is a comprehensive system designed to encompass all institutions and educational organizations whose primary purpose is to provide postsecondary education. The IPEDS system is built around a series of interrelated surveys that collect institution-level data in such areas as enrollments, program completions, faculty, staff, and finances.

    Jewish Student Life www.hillel.org/
    Extensive resources for Jewish students.

    Kaplan www.kaplan.com/
    Test prep and college comparison information.

    NCAA www.ncaa.org
    The National Collegiate Athletic Association Web site.

    Peterson’s www.petersons.com/
    Information about colleges and universities, career schools, graduate programs, distance learning, executive training, private secondary schools, summer opportunities, study abroad, financial aid, test preparation, and career exploration.

    Princeton Review www.review.com/
    Information on colleges and universities, careers, and test preparation.

    SallieMae College Answer www.collegeanswer.com/
    Information on preparing for college and paying for college.

    Schools in the USA www.SchoolsintheUSA.com
    Students can use this site to research schools, review admission requirements, and request application materials; provides direct links to university Web sites.

    Test Prep www.powerprep.com
    Helps students prepare for the ACT or SAT.

    The Career Key www.careerkey.org
    Based on John Holland’s theory of vocational choices; helps students find the right career path. Learn about jobs that fit your personality type.

    Xap Corporation www.xap.com/
    Guides students through all stages of preparing for college (comparison, selection, application, admission, financial aid).

Last Modified on July 2, 2018