Guidance Internet Sites

Exploring College Websites:

100 Hot Higher Ed.n Sites:
http://www2.web21.com/college/

1999 US News Coll. Rank:
http://www.usnews.com/usnews/edu/college/corank.htm

ACT:
http://www.act.org/

Admissions Guides:
http://www.apollo.gmu.edu/~jmilam/air95/admiss.html

All Campus:
http://www.allcampus.com

BA-MD Info:
http://aamcinfo.aamc.org/stuapps/appinfo/ba-md.htm

Boundbrook HS:
http://www.angelfire.com

CB Net:
http://www.cbnet.com/

Channel 4000:
http://www.wcco.com/education/fouryear/

College 411:
http://www.college411.org/

College Board:
http://www/collegeboard.org/

College Choice:
http://www.gseis.ucla.edu/mm/cc/home.html

College Coach:
http://www.collegecoach.org/

College Comparisons:
http://www.memex-press.com/cc/slist.html

College Edge:
http://collegeedge.com/

College Express:
http://www.collegeexpress.com/

College Guides:
http://www.collegeguides.com/

College Net:
http://www.collegenet..com/

College Plan:
http://collegeplan.org/

College Prep:
http://www2.okstate.edu/lam2717/CollegePrep101.html

College Rankings:
http://www.library.uiuc.eud/edx/rankings.htm

College Search:
http://cbweb1.collegeboard.org:448/csearch_97/cs_main.html

College Student:
http://www.collegestudent.com/

College Town:
http://www.ctown.com

College View:
http://www.collegeview.com/

Cyn Goode’s Home Page:
http://www.fallriver.mec.edu/goodhomepg.html

Dept. of Ed. Home Page:
http://www.easi.ed.gov/index.html

Education Info:
http://www.educationinfo.com/

Education Planning:
http://www.niep.com/

Eval. College Resources:
http://www.sourcepath.com/

Go College:
http://www.gocollege.com

Hillel:
http://www.hillel.org/

Historically Black Colleges
http://www.smart.net/~pope/hbcu/hbculist.htm

Indep. Higher Ed. Network:
http://www.fihe.org/fihe/college/search.htm

International Colleges:
http://www.ies-ed.com/

Jesuit Colleges:
http://www.ajcunet.edu

Mapping Your Future:
http://mapping-your-future.org/

Minority Inst. Info.
http://web.fie.com/web/mol/molinfo.htm

Money On-line Search
http://pathfinder.com/money/colleges98/article/rankindx.html

NACAC:
http://nacac.com/

Peterson’s:
http://www.petersons.com/

Postsecondary Info.
http://www3.dist214.k12.il.us/giudance/postsec.htm

Power Students:
http://www.poerstudents.com/index.shtml

Princeton Review:
http://www.review.com/college/choose

Public Colleges:
http://www.yahoo.com/Regional/Countries/United_States/Education/Colleges_and_Universities/Public_by_State/

Top 10 Activist Colleges:
http://bsd.mojones.com/mother_jones/SO98/wieczorek.html

U.S. 2-year Colleges:
http://www.sp.utoledo.edu/twoyrcol.html

Unit. Kingdom College Info:
http://www.ednet.co.uk/~mcdonagh/edcas.htm

Virtual Campus Tours:
http://www.campustours.com/

Yahoo Education Site:
http://www.yahoo.com/education/

 

On-Line Applications:

 

Apply!
http://www.weapply.com/

Application Zap
http://www.collegeview.com/appzap

College Link
http://www.collegelink.com/

College Edge Web Apps
http://apply.collegeedge.com/

Common Application
http://www.commonapp.org/

Electronic Applications
http://www.eapp.com/firstfl.htm

Higher Ed. Info Center
http://www.heic.org/

Indep. College  Applications
http://dir.yahoo.com/Education/Higher_Education/College_Entrance/Online_Applications/

Peterson’s
http://www.petersons.com/

Web Applications
http://www.heic.org/guide/cic/cicapply.htm

PresNet
http://pw1.netcom.com/~present/index.html

X Zap
http://www.xap.com/

 

Athletics

 

Athletic Info
http://www3.dist214.k12.il.us.guidance/athleticinfo.htm

College Athletics
http://www.atlantadirectory.com/collegesports/

Scholar Athlete Info
http://www.hevanet.com/imbh/

NAIA Eligibility Center
www.playnaia.org

NCAA Eligibility Center
www.eligibilitycenter.org

Nat’l Recruiting Network
http://inc.com.users/gameplan.html

Univ. Sports Programs
http://www.universitysports.com/

 

Financial Aid

 

Channel 4000
http://www.wcco.com/education/fouryear/finaid.html

On-Line
http://www.collegeboard.com/finaid/fastud/html/proform.html

Deptartment of Educational Financial Aid
http://207.82.250.251/cgi-bin/linkrd

Electronic FASFA

http://www.ed.gov/prog_info/SFA/StudentGuide/

FASFA

http://www.ed.gov/offices.OPE/express.html

Finan. Aid Errors

http://www.utm.edu/admin/finaid/errors.html

Fastaid

http://www.fastaid.com/

Fastweb

http://www.fastweb.com/

Financial aid

http://www.signet.com/collegemoney

Finaid info page

http://www.finaid.org/

Fin. Aid info

http://www3.dist214.k12.il.us/guidance/finaid.htm

FA estimator

http://www.finaid.org/finaid/calculators/estimate.html

FA Resource Center

http://members.aol.com/ShawnyL/farc.html

FA awareness Month

http://www.faam.org/

Indep Higher Ed. Network

http://www.fihe.org/fihe/college/finance.htm

ICPAC FA Page

http://icpac.indiana.edu/finaid.html

FA Calculator

http://www.finaid.org/finaid/calculators/finaid_calc.html

Parent Soup FA Calculator

http://www.parentsoup.com/edcentral/calculator/

Paying for School

http://www.adventuresineducation.org/paying/

Peterson’s FA Page

http://www.petersons.com/resources/finance.html

Project EASI

http://easi.ed.gov/studentcenter/studentcenter.html

Sallie Mae FA info

http://www.salliemae.com

Student Guide-Dept of Ed.

http://www.ed.gov/prog_info/SFA/StudentGuide/1998-9/index.html

Kaplan

http://kaplan.com:8000/miniapps/tuition/index.html

XAP FA info

http://www.xap.com/xapWWW.Cool.financial.html

Yahoo FA Info

http://yahoo.com/education/financial_aid/

 

 

Scholarships

 

 

 

College Express

http://collegeexpredd.com/

CollegeNET

http://www.collegenet.com/

FastWeb

http://www.fastweb.com/fastweb/inex.cgi/index.html?refer=studentservices-fastweb

Fastaid

http://www.fastaid.com/

Free Search

http://www.freschinfo.com

Go College

http://www.gocollege.com/goscholarships/index.html

Grants

http://www.pitsco.com/p/grants.html

Minority info

http://web.fie.com/web/mol/

Minority Scholarships

http://www.fie.com/molis/scholar.htm

MOLIS Minor. Schol.

http://www.fie.com/molis/scholar.htm

Scholarship Info

http://www3.dist214.k12.il.us/guidance/scholarship.htm

Scholarships on the web

http://gen.com/anu/scholarmks.htm

SRN scholarship search

http://www.rams.com/srn/search/htm

UNCF

http://www.uncf.org/programs/

 

 

Links to College Home Pages

 

Admissions Office Pages

 

http://dir.yahoo.com/education/higher_education/college_entrance/admissionsoffices/

All About College

http://www.allaboutcollege.com

Campus Tours

http://www.campustours.com

College Home Pages

http://www.mit.edu:8001/people/cdemello/univ.html

College HP

http://www3.dist214.k12.il.us/guidance/collegehp.htm

Ecola College Locator

http://www.ecola.com/college

Indep. Higher Ed. Netw.

http://www.fihe.org/fihe/college/state.htm

International Coll. Dir.

http://www.yahoo.com/education/higher_education/colleges_and_universities/

Links to Coll. Home Pages

http://www.clas.ufl.edu/CLAS/american-universities.html

Universities.com

http://universities.com/searchuniv.htm

XAP Web Links

http://www.xap.com/xapwww/cool/collegelists.html

Yahoo Coll. Web Pages

http://www.yahoo.com/regional/countries/untied_states/education/colleges_and_universities/public_by_state/

Loan Information

 

Amer. Student Asst.

http://www.amsa.com

eStudent Loan

http://www.estudentloan.com

KapLoan

http://www1.kaplan.com/view/zine/0.1282.10.00.html

MFEA Loans

http://www.mefa.org

Nellie Mae

http://www.nelliemae.org

Sallie Mae

http://www.salliemae.org

TERI

http://www.teri.org

Test Prep

 

Coll. Adm. Testing

http://collegeapps.mimingco.com/msub20.htm

College Board On-Line

http://www.collegeboard.org/html/testdates000.html

College Power Prep

http://www.powerprep.com/

ETS

http://www.ets.org

Get Tested: College4u

http://www.college4u.com/c16.htm

Kaplan Page

http://www.kaplan.com/

Princeton Review

http://www.review.com/

Test Prep

http://www3.dist214.k12.il.us/guidance/testprep.htm

WebWare SAT Skills

http://www.testprep.com/satmenu.html

Careers

 

About Work:

http://www.aboutwork.com/

About Work:

http://www.review.com/birkman/

America’s Job Bank:

http://www.ajb.dni.us/

Assessment Exercises:

http://www.esc.state.nc.us:8000/soicc/c1a.htm

Best Jobs USA:

http://www.bestjobsusa.com/

Bureau of Labor Statistics

http://stats.bls.gov/

Career Choices:

http://www.umanitoba.ca/counselling /careers.html

Career Exploration:

http://www.uhs.berkeley.edu/careerlibrary/links/careerme.htm

Career Information:

http://www3.dist214.k12.il.us/guidance/careerinfo.html

Career Magazine:

http://www.careermag.com/

Career Mosaic:

http://www.careermosaic.com/

Career Page: College View:

http://www.collegeview.com/careers/

Career Paths On-Line:

http://careerpathsonline.com/start.html/

Career Pathways:

http://www.state.vt.us/educ/stw/cpexp.htm

Career Planning Process:

http://www.cba.bgsu.edu/class/webclass/nagye/career/process.html

Career Questionnaire:

http://www.tms.com.au/questionaire.html

Career Resource Center:

http://www.careermosaic.com/cm/crc/

Career Services Center:

http://www.plattsburgh.edu/stuvp/careerservices/students/resume.html

Career Web

http://www.cweb.com/

Careers and Education

http://www.virtualrelocation.com/career_education/career/

Careers in Canada:

http://www.hrdc-drhc.gc.ca/hrib/ocd/career_prospects/index.html

Careers in Science

http://www.nap.edu/readingroom/books/careers/contents.html

Combined BA-MD

http://www3.dist214.k12.il.us/guidance/MEDSCH~1.htm

Construction Jobs

http://www.cisco.org

Cover Letters

http://www.rpi.edu/dept/llc/writecenter/web/text/coverltr.html

Cynthia Goode’s Links:

http://www.fallriver.mec.edu/goodhomepg.html

DSC Career Page

http://hyperion.advanced.org/11465/careersinfo.html

Find Your Career

http://www.usnews.com/usnews/edu/beyond/bccguide.htm

Future Scan

http://www.futurescan.com

ICPAC Careers Page

http://icpac.indiana.edu/career/html

Internat’l Careers

http://www.yahoo.com/education//career_and_vocational/schools/

IPL Teen Career Pathways

http://www.ipl.org.teen/pathways/

Kiersey Sorter:

http://www.keirsey.com/cgi-bin/keirsey/newkts.cgi

Mapping Your Future

http://www.mapping-your-future.org/

Mich. Career Info Center

http://mois.org/clusters.html#cluster11

Moneys 50 Hottest Jobs

http://www.pathfinder.com/@@SHLyKwQA6R15UPnk/money/features/bestjobs_0395/50jobslist.html

Occupational Handbook

http://stats.bls.gov/ocohome.htm

Occupational Information

http://www.umanitoba.ca/counselling/occupations.html

Pathways to Success

http://wwwbhs1.bham.wednet.edu/pathwys.htm

Personality Tests:

http://www.2h.com/tests/personality.pbtml

Web Sites for College, Career, Scholarship and Financial Aid Searches

 

www.aikcu.org - Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities. This site contains information and helpful hints for applying to college and financial aid, as well as “Searching for the Right College” link to other web sites. 

www.allaboutcollege.com - Gives state by state and country by country college links and more. 

www.artschools.com - Permits searches for art programs in the U.S. and the world.  Searches can be refined by type of program desired (college, technical school, etc.) and specialty (animation, fashion design, drafting, etc.). 

www.blackexcel.org - Provides links to assist African-American students in the college search process. 

www.brokescholar.com – This site matches individual characteristics and interests with potential scholarships. 

www.campustours.com - Will give hundreds of college visual materials, maps, photos and virtual tours. 

www.cflouisville.org – A searchable database of scholarships available to students. 

www.che.state.ky.us - A site that will give links to, and information about, Kentucky’s state universities. 

www.ChristianCareerCenter.com - This site posts résumés, has a job bank and also provides career consultations. 

www.christiancollegesearch.com - This site links you to Christian College Search.Com.  Information is given for over 100 colleges/universities that have a commitment to bible faith and high quality academic programs. 

www.christianconnector.com - Provides a free information service on Christian Colleges and Seminaries. 

www.collegeanswer.com - A database to aid in the scholarship search. 

www.college-athletic-scholarships.com – Assists families of students who are interested in playing college athletics. 

www.collegeboard.com - As a free database by the College Board, this site focuses on all aspects of college life. 

www.collegeboard.com/pay/scholarships_and_aid/ - The College Board’s free scholarship search program. 

www.collegeconfidential.com – This site helps “demystify” the college admissions process.  There is a section which offers advice on selecting schools that best match the applicant.

www.collegeKY.com - Answers parents’ questions on college planning and how to pay tuition.  The site contains scholarship opportunities, financial aid programs and college savings plans. 

www.collegenet.com/mach25 - The CollegeNet Scholarship search includes approx. 600,000 awards. 

www.collegesavings.org - This site provides information about state-sponsored college savings plans. 

www.college-scholarships.com/100college.htm - This site showcases 101 top college, university and scholarship web pages and valuable links. 

www.collegescholarships.com - The American Educational Guidance Center offers tips on all types of scholarships. 

www.collegetransitiongroup.com - Several “sessions” are set up to help students make a successful academic and social transition to college. 

www.collegeview.com - Profiles over 3,500 colleges and universities, electronic application forms, career planning tools, and virtual tours of over 200 colleges. 

www.commonapp.org - This site provides the opportunity to download the Common Application, accepted by approximately 250 colleges. 

www.cflouisville.org – The Community Foundation of Louisville site for scholarship and grants.  There are some scholarships specifically for Louisville area graduates, but there are others that are open to all. 

www.dol.gov - Connect you to the Department of Labor and a recent edition of the Occupational Outlook Handbook. 

www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ope - This site provides a guide to federal grants, loans and work-study programs. 

www.ed.gov/studentaid - This site contains Funding Your Education, The Student Guide in English and Spanish, and links to other sources. 

www.ed.gov/thinkcollege/early - US Dept. of Ed. helps answer questions about high school and beyond. 

www.educationplanner.com – This site guides visitors through every step of the application process and offers practical advice for each step along the way. 

www.fafsa.ed.gov - Use this site to fill out and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  FAFSA on the web is fast, easy, more accurate than paper.  Students who apply online will get their application results 7 to 14 days faster than if they mail a paper FAFSA.  Students can print a paper copy of the FAFSA to use as a worksheet.  The FAFSA is also available online in Spanish. 

www.fastweb.com - A free scholarship search database containing approx. 180,000 private sector scholarships, fellowships, grants, and loans. 

www.fedmoney.org – A free online resource on all US federal government student financial aid programs. 

www.finaid.org - A comprehensive financial aid information page links users to many useful sites.  It provides information about loans, special interest scholarships, and fraud prevention. 

www.finaid.org/scholarships/scams.phtml - This site gives advice on how to distinguish between legitimate and fraudulent organizations.  Also, learn how to protect yourself from scholarship scams. 

www.focusonyourchild.com – A career guidance online resource from Focus On The Family.  The CALL evaluates spiritual gifts as well as intellectual abilities.  It is great for providing direction in deciding college majors as well as career choices. 

www.freschinfo.com - This is a frequently updated database of scholarships that lists more than 2,000 scholarship sources offering more than 160,000 awards. 

www.getKAPT.com - Kentucky’s Affordable Tuition Plan (KAPT) permits pre-payment of tomorrow’s Kentucky college tuition at today’s prices. 

www.gbhem.org – Scholarships available to students who are members of United Methodist churches. 

www.gmsp.org – The Gates Millennium Scholarships web site run by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

www.gocollege.com - Scholarship searches and ACT/SAT practice tests. 

www.gohigherky.org – This site is designed to begin being used for eighth graders.  It contains sections on planning for college, selecting a school, paying for college, etc. 

www.hispanicfund.org – Web site for possible scholarships for Hispanic students. 

http://www.hsf.net/scholarship/seniors.php - Another web site for Hispanic students. 

www.itsmoneybaby.com - A great site for information student loans and how to pay them back. 

www.kasfaa.com - A site for the Kentucky Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.  Visit this site for answers to questions about financing college. 

www.kentuckytrust.org - This is a good site for information about saving for college. 

www.kheaa.com - Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.  Find information about colleges, financial aid, Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) information, etc.  There are answers to FAQs as well as a Hot Sites link. 

www.mapping-your-future.org – This organization offers free information and services for schools, students, and families as they consider college, financial aid and careers. 

www.nacac.com - This is the official site for the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and provides links to events such as the National College Fair and the Performing and Visual Arts College Fair. 

www.nasfaa.org - Offers all the information you’ll need regarding financial aid and more. 

www.ncaa.org - National Collegiate Athletics Association.  This site contains information about college athletics, NCAA Clearinghouse, etc. 

www.ncaaclearinghouse.net - For those interested in Div. I or II college athletics, use this site to register with the NCAA Clearinghouse and to download a copy of the current Guide for the College-Bound Student-Athlete

www.nelliemae.org - A national nonprofit student loan financing and services. 

www.OnlineCollegeFair.com - Free college search service that allows parents, students, and other interested parties to communicate directly with college admissions reps., faculty members, students, and more, all via the internet. 

www.petersons.com - Loads of information about financial aid, colleges/universities, private schools, etc. 

www.pin.ed.gov - Request Personal Identification Number (PIN) on this web site.  A PIN is your electronic signature for FAFSA on the web, Renewal FAFSA and Corrections on the web.  Use the PIN to access your student aid history online and/or to correct your Student Aid Report (SAR) online.  You can also access the National Student Loan Data System.

www.princetonreview.com - Online help with college searches and applications, test preparation, and career advice. 

www.questia.com - This site boasts that it’s the “world’s largest online library” offering over 40,000 books for virtual research and study. 

www.ronbrown.org – Web site for African-American students applying for scholarships through the Ron Brown Scholars Program. 

www.salliemae.com - Advice on paying for college, from scholarships to loans. 

www.savingforcollege.com - Information is given about “529 savings plans”. 

www.schev.edu - State Council on Higher Education for Virginia.  This is a good starting point for those interested in Virginia colleges/universities. 

www.scholarshipamerica.org – This site contains information about community-, partnership-, and corporation-based scholarships. 

www.scholarships.com/link - Provides search of an entire database of scholarships, nearly 3,000 sources. 

www.srnexpress.com - A free Scholarship Research Network search database includes scholarships for undergraduate and graduate study.  It also includes student loan forgiveness programs. 

www.sss.gov - Selective Service System web site.  Registration for the draft is a requirement (for males 18-25 years of age) to qualify for Federal student aid, job training benefits, and most Federal employment. 

www.studentloanfunding.com - Student Loan Funding’s mission is to “increase access to higher education through information outreach and college funding programs.”  This site will answer questions about higher education opportunities. 

www.studentloanpeople.com - A great source for information about loans for college. 

www.students.gov - Student Financial Assistance’s award-winning web site, which connects students to US government services and information, including information on careers, planning an education, and paying for college. 

www.thinkcollege.net – A site for students with intellectual disabilities who want to go to college.  Resources are available for parents of these students as well. 

www.uncf.org - United Negro College Fund.  There is information for scholarship applications as well as member institutions. 

http://www.wave.net/upg/immigration/dot_index.html - This is a site for the Dictionary of Occupational Titles.  This is a great place to start when interested in searching for a career. 

www.WorkforceKentucky.ky.gov – This site provides educators, trainers, career counselors, job seekers and students with a wealth of facts, statistics and information on occupational and career trends. 

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  • Author: Shaun Cook
  • Updated: Tuesday, October 28, 2014