After High School Resources

After High School Resources

Information
www.collegedata.com - The best site for college searches and the application process
www.petersons.com
www.princetonreview.com
www.students.gov - Also information about internships, fellowships, and military and government links
www.collegeview.com
www.collegeispossible.org
www.wiredscholar.com

College Links
www.clas.ufl.edu/clas/american-universities - Links to most university web sites.
www.ctcl.com - Website for the book Colleges That Change Lives
www.arkansashighered.com - Arkansas colleges and financial aid.
www.window.state.tx.us/scholars/mspmain.html - Texas colleges and financial aid
www.campustours.com - Virtual tours for many campuses plus links to their websites
 

College Applications
www.commonapp.org - The Common Application on line
 

Entrance Exams / AP Exams
www.collegeboard.com - SAT registration and information, AP Information, Use college search for mid- SAT ranges and AP scores accepted.
www.act.org - ACT registration and information
www.number2.com - Free on-line SAT & ACT test preparation
www.inaflash.com - SAT & ACT study materials
 

Other
www.usnews.com - College rankings, select the Education button
www.referencedesk.com - College newspapers links
www.ncaaclearinghouse.net - Athletes must register here to be recruited
www.nacac.com - Listing of college fairs, college space availability, many resources in "for students" tab
www.essayedge.com/college/essayadvice/samples - Many examples of good college entrance essays

 

FINANCIAL AID

 

www.fastweb.com - Scholarship search engine
www.freschinfo.com - Scholarship search engine, good at smaller ones, great tips on applying for scholarships
www.collegenet.com/mach25 - Scholarship search engine, can do keyword searches for specific interests
http://scholarships.kachinatech.com/scholars.html - Scholarship listings by ethnicity and other categories
www.free-4u.com/minority.htm - Listing of minority scholarships
www.finaid.org - Excellent site answering questions about financial aid
www.pin.ed.gov - Get your PIN (student and parent) to fill out the FAFSA online
www.fafsa.ed.gov - FAFSA online, basis for all federal financial aid
www.ed.gov/studentaid - Information about US Government funds for college
http://www.arkansasscholarshipconnection.org - Scholarship search engine for Ark., tips for writing a scholarship essay
www.asla.state.ar.us - Arkansas Student Loan Authority site, information about funds for Arkansas students
 


JOBS/CAREERS

www.degreesearch.com - Search engine for job training and degree programs
www.bls.gov/oco - Occupational Outlook Handbook online, information about what workers do on the job,
working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job
www.work-ed.state.ar.us - Apprenticeship programs in Arkansas
www.careerwatch.org - Occupations/Careers, job outlook, estimated earnings, required education
http://online.onetcenter.org - Career exploration: comprehensive information on skills, abilities, knowledge,
work activities and interests associated with occupations.
www.ajb.dni.us - Nationwide database containing almost 1.5 million jobs
 
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