Research Links – A great place to start the college process!

COLLEGE BOARD: The Starting point for all college information. Help with standardized tests – SAT / SAT Subject Tests / AP Exams, important dates and application timelines, college searches, financial aid, and a lot more.

Interested in the ACT? What is it? How is it different from the SAT?

Download a copy of the COMMON APPLICATION. This application, along with supplementary forms, can be used to apply to over 150 independent Colleges and Universities.

Looking for a safety school??? Safety schools are not as easy to find as one might think. There are a number of factors to be weighed, most importantly being the fact that a safety school be one that you want to attend should that be the necessary option. Try this handy Safety School Search from US NEWS & WORLD REPORT. This tool helps find schools based on class rank and SAT scores. Its main search criterion is schools that have a 90% or better acceptance rate for students falling with in the recorded score ranges. As always, your Guidance Counselor can provide a wealth of information on this topic, but this can be a quick and easy place to start.

Check out these sites to research colleges. Database of nearly every College and University Home Page – ALPHABETICAL LISTING

PETERSON’S EDUCATION CENTER: This site provides a comprehensive guide to Colleges and Universities, studying abroad, graduate study, summer programs, continuing education, testing and assessment, financial aid, and much more

CollegeView®: Wonderful site that offers hundreds of virtual campus tours, financial aid and scholarship information, college profiles of over 3,800 institutions, plus other links to college related books and articles.

Want the rankings of specific programs and schools? US NEWS & WORLD REPORT Find a four year or two year college, compare colleges, and take a college personality quiz. Plus, there is a complete parent’s guide to choosing a college.

RESEARCH ART COLLEGES: Choosing an art school requires special research. Is the school close to a museum? Does it have the opportunity for internships and study abroad. Are there cultural resources, updated facilities and equipment readily available? Use this site to start your research.

Need another online search site? Want even more help with school selection? The folks at PRINCETON REVIEW have been doing it for decades!

FASTWEB’S college directory and database includes on-line applications and more links to help you find schools quickly and efficiently.

Going to play a sport in college? Are you being recruited? There are a number of things you need to know. But the first thing to do is register with the NCAA CLEARINGHOUSE.

As a final note, if you are looking for any information you haven't found yet, ranging from A - 2 - Z this may be the place to answer any of those remaining questions. Find schools by major quickly... Learn about standardized tests... Look at the sports programs at a given school...Find out about financial aid and the FAFSA.