Resources

Colleges

  • Campus Tours

    Provides video tours,  photorealistic interactive campus maps, and mobile walking tours of colleges.

  • College Confidential

    Online forums on all aspects of college life and the college application process, in which students and parents post questions and comments; college admissions articles.

  • College Prowler

    Publishes and sells Off the Record guides of top 200 colleges, and collections of colleges, written by students; website ranks colleges along dimensions including academics, athletics, nightlife.

  • College Results Online

    Information on colleges, graduation ranks, popularity of degrees, and a comparison of similar schools.

  • Fiske Guide to Colleges

    Includes educational veteran Ted Fiske’s academic, social and quality-of-life ratings, as well as 40+ “best-value” schools.

  • NCDA National Career Development Association

    Links to resources for career planning and training.

  • The College Board

    Registration for SATs; information about colleges and application process; students can maintain and access personal record.

  • The Princeton Review

    Information on colleges, rankings, scholarships, test preparation and courses.

  • Thomson Peterson’s

    Information on colleges, test preparation and essay-writing, college consulting.

  • U-CAN

    University and College Accountability Network; comprehensive information by college.

  • U.S. News and World Report

    Rankings and comprehensive information by college.

  • Unigo

    Reviews by current college students; includes evaluations of colleges, photographs, video, feature articles.

Applications

Standardized Testing

Athletics

  • National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics

    Sponsored by NACDA, the professional association for intercollegiate athletics administrators, providing information on educational opportunities, scholarships, internships, division news.

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association

    The official online resource for the National Collegiate Athletic Association, including information about academics and athletes, eligibility and recruiting, guides for the college-bound student-athlete, schools sponsoring NCAA sports.

Religion

  • Catholic College Admissions Association (CCAA)

    Non-profit organization of Catholic colleges and universities committed to promoting the value of Catholic higher education and serving students in the transition to college.

  • Hillel

    Information on each college’s estimated Jewish population (undergraduate and graduate), Jewish studies and extracurricular activities, Hillel on-campus organization.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

  • FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Online

    Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education.  Online application form, detailed instructions for completing the form, deadlines. The FAFSA is used to apply for federal student financial aid, such as Pell grant, student loans, and college work-study. In addition, most states and schools use FAFSA information to award their financial aid.

  • FastWeb

    An online scholarship matching service and college search service.

  • Federal Student Aid Homepage

    Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education.  Provides helpful information on federal student aid, and on the college application process.

  • National Merit Scholarship Corporation

    Describes the levels of merit scholarship (commended, semi-finalist, finalist) based on PSAT-NMSQT scores; and the sources of merit scholarship funding.

  • Sallie Mae

    Information on loans for undergraduates, graduates and parents.

  • The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid

    A comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice and tools. Includes info on scholarships, loans, savings plans; with advice on completing financial aid forms.

Graduate Schools

Assessments

  • Myers Briggs Typie Indicator (MBTI)

    Resource for information regarding the world’s leading personality assessment.

  • Strong Interest Inventory

    Used by more than 70 percent of U.S. colleges and universities, the Strong Interest Inventory assessment is one of the world’s most widely respected and frequently used career planning tools.

Careers

  • O*Net Online

    Created for the U.S. Department of Labor, includes detailed descriptions of occupations.

  • U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

    Data on trends in employment, inflation, pay, workforce; and career information.