College Information on the Web

  •  

    CHOOSING A MAJOR


    America's Career Info Net: Find wages and employment trends, occupational requirements, state by state labor market conditions, millions of employer contacts nationwide, and the most extensive career resource library online.

    Occupational Outlook Handbook: Source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives.

    Career Key: Matches interests, activities, abilities, self-evaluation, and values with careers. Provides a profile of careers with DOT's.

    College Board: Matches temperaments, abilities, preferred working conditions, education level, interest salary, and employment outlook with careers. Provides profiles on careers.

    COLLEGE INFORMATION

    BrainTrack: College and University Directory: A comprehensive directory of United States colleges and universities, since 1996.

    College Board: Choosing a college, college applications on-line, SAT information and practice questions, AP information, campus visits, etc.

    CollegeNET: Search 2 yr. & 4 yr. schools with links to many school's home pages and online applications. Scholarship search and links to other education and financial aid resources.

    College View: College search using 10 different criteria such as major, state, student body size and college athletics, or type in the school name directly. Profiles of over 3,500 colleges with e-mail connections to admission offices and links to college home pages.

    Go Train: Guide to vocational training schools.

    Mapping Your Future: Provides information on career planning process, selecting a post-secondary school and applying for financial aid. Includes a list of online college application programs.

    Mass Mentor: free service with information on independent colleges and universities of Massachusetts including specific information, campus tours, financial aid information, and online applications.

    NCAA: Eligibility/recruiting information for the student-athlete.

    NCAA for Student Athletes: All student-athletes who intend to participate in intercollegiate sports at a division I or II college or university must register with the NCAA Clearinghouse after their junior year in high school. Please visit the NCC Clearinghouse to register and for further information.

    Online Colleges In New York State - Colleges and rankings provided by Edudemic

    Peterson's Education and Career Center: Access K-12 schools, colleges and universities, graduate study, study abroad, careers and jobs, summer programs, special schools, financing education, testing & assessment, vocational, technical, resources for professionals, resources for students, etc.

    Princeton Review: Search for colleges, business schools, law schools, and medical schools and links to school's home pages. Variety of information on admissions, testing, and financial aid.

    FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIPS

    Casey Family Program: Effective Financial Aid: This guide provides information for anyone who helps youth from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth to secure financial aid for postsecondary education or training programs.

    College Board: Lists tuition and fees for undergraduate colleges, information on financial aid.

    College Connection: Lists scholarships. Free scholarship search.

    CollegeNET: Search 2 yr. and 4 yr. schools with links to many school's home pages. You can apply online for some schools. Also features scholarship search and links to additional education and financial aid resources.

    College View: information on estimating expenses, estimating family contribution, loans, applying for aid, myths and tips, scholarship information.

    FastWEB: Database of more than 180,00 private sector scholarships, fellowships, grants, and loans. You can conduct a FREE search by setting up a FastWEB mailbox with a personalized profile of your specific skills and abilities.

    FinAid/The Financial Information Page: Excellent site. Free, comprehensive information. Provides access to FastWEB, SRN Express, ExPAN Scholarship Search, CollegeNET MACH 25, and Parent’s ZZGuide CANFUNDS. Overview of financial aid, estimated family contribution (EFC calculator, scholarships, tuition plans, loans, Title IV and CS PROFILE codes, and how financial aid affects special interest groups.

    Scholarships4School: an overview of the scholarship process from beginning to end, starting with how to choose a college and finishing with how to keep the scholarship you earn.

    Student Aid on the Web: Includes planning for your education, applying to school, receiving financial aid, and repaying your loan, with links to related sites.

    Princeton Review: Search for colleges, business schools, law schools, and medical schools and then link to schools home pages. Provides a variety of information on admissions, testing, and financial aid.

    US Dept. of Education: On-line FAFSA, Title IV codes, and Student Guide to Financial Aid.

    STANDARDIZED TESTING

    College Board: Information from the College Board, test dates, Internet tips, and specific information for students and parents. Includes SAT question of the day, scholarship search, career or college search.

    Barrons SAT Exam Prep: Online SAT practice. 

    Barrons Regents Prep: Online Regents practice.