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Top Ten College Resource Sites

Common Application

The Common Application is used by many colleges. Please follow the link to the Common App website.

ACT Online

Register online for the ACT Exam. This site also has a wealth of college information information.

College Board

One stop shopping!! Register on line for the SAT 1 or SAT 2 or for the Profile (financial aid form required at some colleges). Search for a college or for scholarships electronically. This site has in depth information about financial aid and the college selection process.

Colleges That Change Lives

Learn about great colleges that are not always in the national spotlight or nearly impossible to get into

Campus Tours

Visit campuses from your home. Hundreds of colleges have virtual tours of their campuses that you can access at this site. This site can be a fun site to see how different college campuses look and feel. Do not substitute a visit to this site for the actual visit!

FAFSA on the web

Please follow the link to find out more about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).


Speaking of scholarships, this is THE scholarship search site and it is free. Complete a short questionnaire and let the site do the work for you. It will search its database of scholarships to meet your criteria and then give you  information about those scholarships. It even keeps a mailbox to update you to other scholarships that come in to their service.

The Financial Aid Site

This site is run by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators and provides an exhaustive supply of information regarding financial aid. Calculate your Estimated Family Contribution, learn about work study, find sources for aid, and look for scholarships.

NCAA on line

The official website of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Register for the Clearinghouse, find information about the NCAA Clearinghouse, recruiting rules, NCAA championships, Div. I,II, and III schools and sports. A terrific, in depth site!

Additional College Resources

Welcome To College
College Visit information and videos.

American College Foundation
Making Higher Education Possible

Association of Independent Colleges of Art and DesignInterested in Art college?

How to guide for resumes, interviews, internships, and a great career search!

Christian College Search
Looking for a Christian college?

College Planning
Great site for tips to help plan for and select colleges. Keep track of your application materials with the College Checklist!

College Rankings
Interesting, but always beware of putting too much stock into rankings!

Colleges in Great Britain!


Consortium of Liberal Arts Colleges
Learn more about Liberal Arts colleges.

Discover Card Scholarship Search
Quick and efficient scholarship search site.

Disabilities and Post Secondary Opportunities
Information about the college selection process for students with disabilities.

Going to College
This website contains information about living college life with a disability. It is designed for high school students. The site provides video clips, activities, and resources that can help them get a head start in planning for college. Video interviews with college students with disabilities offer a way to hear firsthand from students with disabilities who have been successful. Modules include activities that will help students explore more about themselves, learn what to expect from college, and equip them with important considerations and tasks to complete when planning for college.

Going to College is funded by a grant with the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (# H324M030099A)

Hillel:Jewish Campus Life
Great information for the student interested in Jewish life on college campuses.

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Listings and links to HACU schools.

Historically Black Colleges
Listing and links to Historically Black colleges.

Jesuit Colleges
Listing and sites for Jesuit Catholic colleges.

Another good site that does more than just test prep.

Liberal Arts College Review
Profiles of liberal arts and junior colleges across the USA

More College Search and Info Sites Xap

National Association for College Admission Counseling
This great site for the college bound provides you with student rights and responsibilities, planning information, and countless other useful tidbits.

National Survey of Student Engagement
Great resource to find information on colleges that engage students. Also, wonderful questions for colleges.

Princeton Review
Test Prep and more

Study in Canada
Look into Canadian Colleges, they’re better and more affordable than you may think.

US News and World Report
Rankings, Fiske reports, and a whole lot more.

Learning Pod for SAT/SAT Subject Tests
Website with practice questions for the SAT and many SAT Subject exams.

Women’s College Coalition
Learn more about women’s colleges.