Electronic Guide to Colleges and Financial Aid
(Suitland High School is not responsible for the content of the external sites listed below.)
www.collegeboard.com – College board homepage. Good resources for college planning, admissions, financial aid, and SAT on-line registration. Complete the CSS/Financial Aid Profile online.
http://www.mit.edu:8001/people/cdemello/univ.html- complete list of undergraduate and graduate colleges and universities, med schools, and MBA programs.
www.universities.com - search database of 4,000 college and university homepage
www.collegeview.com - search for colleges, universities, scholarships, financial aid, and careers; apply online
www.collegenight.com - contains links to other college websites and organizations.
www.petersons.com - The Peterson's Guide to Four-Year Colleges and Universities online.
www.review.com - The Princeton Review; search colleges, careers, and graduate schools
www.ajcunet.edu - Jesuit colleges and universities in the U.S.
www.collegenet.com - search Two & Four year colleges, vocational/technical, or Business schools by state or region; search for scholarships and financial aid.
www.allaboutcollege.com - resources for college-bound students including college directories and financial aid
www.campustours.com - source for virtual college tours, college videos, campus maps, and webcams
www.xap.com - search for colleges, apply online, and take virtual campus tours
www.chea.org/Directories/index.asp - Council for Higher Education Accreditation
http://deafnes.about.com/od/articlesandnewsletters/a/colleges.htm - Colleges, Universities, and information for deaf and hard of hearing students
http://www.matchcollege.com - free website that provides statistical information regarding colleges, universities, and trade schools. Allows students to have a quick overview of every campus in the U.S. A.
www.collegeboard.com - Register, send scores, and find learning centers for Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT).
www.kaplan.com - excellent test preparation courses for all college tests, including SAT I, SAT II, and ACT.
www.testprep.com - provides test preparation for SAT and ACT
http://www.actstudent.org/index.html - register, send scores, and find learning centers for American College Test (ACT).
www.toefl.org - Register, send scores, and find learning centers for Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
https://secure.military.com/leads/Recruiting/RecruitingLeadForm1.jsp?ESRC=ggl_rec_asvab.kw&asvab=yes – Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) Information and Study Aid
Applying to College
www.commonapp.org - Common Application which can be used for most colleges, details on website.
http://www.collegeboard.com/apply - sample college application essays and general college application tips
http://mapping-your-future.org/ - Assistance in organizing college application preparations, financial aid, and selecting a college that fits you.
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/transition.html - Information for Students with Disabilities, Knowing and Understanding the Rights and Responsibilities for preparing for Postsecondary Education.
http://www.pacer.org/pride/504.htm - Information for Students with Disabilities about Postsecondary Education: ADA Q&A
http://www.nad.org/site/pp.asp?c=foINKQMBF&b=137690 - Obligations of Private Colleges and Other Post-secondary Institutions to Deaf Students
Financial Aid/ Scholarships/ Loans
Repayment & Forgiveness/ Scam Information and Prevention
www.fafsa.ed.gov - the official application and information about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
www.sourcepath.com - search directories of rated information sources on college financial aid; also purchase books online.
www.cia.gov/employment/student.html – student scholarship, co-op, internship opportunities
www.fastweb.com - set up a personal account to conduct financial aid searches with a database of over 180,00 private scholarships
www.finaid.org - guidance information, scholarship searches, calculators
www.ROTC.com – information about Reserve Officer's Training Corps scholarships, etc.
www.salliemae.com - guide to loans and tips for paying for college
http://collegeapps.about.com/od/impairmentscholarships/a/sight.htm - Scholarships for the Blind
– Student Loan Forgiveness information
http://studentaid.ed.gov (click: repaying) - Information about repaying Student Loans.
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www.ftc.gov/bcp/conline/edcams/schlarship/index.html - information about scholarship scams