Parent Resources - College Preparation
These sites are intended to be reference sites to begin thinking about college.
CSUMentor or Xap.com
Need to fill in a College application? Go to the links above. The links offer online college applications.
Consortium of Private Colleges and Universities
Access information on all types of colleges, scholarships, financial aid--and more! Search for the college that is right for you and find lots of other useful and FREE information.
Apply Online Home Page
Order a free copy of the Apply! CD-ROM, which contains applications for more than 400 U.S. colleges and universities.
College Board Online
This site includes a guide to campus visits; online college applications; scholarship, college, and career information; a financial aid calculator; College Board test dates and subject information; and SAT registration and tips.
College & University Information Sites
This detailed page provides links to university home pages; allows one to search for a college; and gives general information on college admissions, majors, and programs.
This site provides a free online college search service with profiles of more than 3,500 colleges virtual tours, financial aid information, and career planning tools.
The Education & Career Center
Peterson's (publisher of a number of college guides) offers information about pre-college programs, test preparation, colleges and universities, financing education, distance learning, careers and vocational/technical education, studying abroad, special schools, and more.
Students.gov, your comprehensive information portal providing answers to your questions on education, career, government and more.
The Financial Aid Information Page
This page is sponsored by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators and provides a free, comprehensive guide to student financial aid.
Federal Student Aid
This is the portion of the U.S. Department of Education's site that offers information about student financial assistance. It links to the online versions of the Student Guide to Financial Aid and Funding Your Education.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
This handbook provides information about employment in hundreds of occupations. It offers detailed discussions of each occupation, including degrees, training, or other qualifications required; employment outlook; and sources of additional information.
EASI - Easy Access for Students and Institutions
SAT Information Sites
Need money for college? Scholarship updates, email notices, and financial aid advice.
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