The following is a listing of websites we find helpful in the college process. Our listing of a particular site should not be viewed as an endorsement of the company that produces it. We have simply found these helpful, up to date and balanced in their presentation. Please make sure you check out any information you find about a school with the actual institution, as not everything you read on the Internet is accurate.

General College Sites

The College Board:

The National Association of College Admission Counselors (NACAC) - a good resource to an array of links:

ACT - includes test registration and test-prep information:

Peterson's -links to the company's many resources:

Colleges That Change Lives - site based on best-selling, highly regarded college advisor, Loren Pope. Insights about some wonderful and sometimes overlooked places:

College View - a good source for information on all colleges:

Application Services

Don't have your school's application? Check one of these sites; you're bound to find both hard copy and on-line applications.

The Common Application - 300+ schools accept it and you should use it. —

Historically Black Colleges Common Application - find applications for 37 different institutions:

Financial Aid and Scholarships

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - A must for anyone applying for need-based aid. You can apply on line:

CSS Profile - If applying to private schools, check to see if they require this form. You can apply online:

FINAID - general site for anything having to do with aid:

FastWeb - general financial aid site with great scholarship search engine as well as an EFC calculator function:

Sallie Mae - information about loans and payment options:;

Peterson's - Comprehensive guide for financing your education:

Scholarships - A free resources for finding scholarships and other information about aid:

Savings Plans - Though by the time you are in your junior year, this information might be too late, finding out about 529 Plans may offer some help: and

Broke Scholar - Free search engine with links to more than 900,000 college scholarships:

Special Interest Sites

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) -

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) -

Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life -

Black Excel: The College Help Network - designed to help African-American students navigate the college admission process:

Historically Black Colleges -

Jesuit Colleges -

Macleans - For those looking into Canadian schools, this is an invaluable resource:

Canadian Colleges - A general and very helpful site: and

Learning Disabilities Association -

Children and Adults with ADD -

American Association of University Women -

LD Online - Interactive learning guide on disabilities for parents, children and educators:

Attention Deficit Disorder Association - Resource on huge array or ADD/ADHD-related issues:

Affordable Colleges Foundation - A resource guidebook for students seeking higher education at a Christian affiliated university:

Career Information

ASVAB Career Exploration Program - Developed by Department of Defense; free, comprehensive career site:

Career Centers Around the Globe - Provides links to career development offices at colleges across the country. What services do your colleges offer?:

Career Key - An interest inventory program based on Dr. John Holland's work at NC State University:

Internship Programs - Listings of +7800 programs and 200,000 positions:


Time Out - are you looking for options for taking some time off before heading off to school?

Study Abroad -

Career Counseling -, and

Americorps - National Service Program:

City Year - National Youth Service Organization-

Dynamy - An urban experiential education program in Worcester, MA:

Gap Year - A host of travel and work ideas for students prior to heading off to college:

Global Routes - Cultural exchange and service trips:

Personality Tests -

Campus Crime -

Greek Life -

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