Here are some helpful
sites for college-bound students
to help with everything
from finding a school and getting through the ACT, to applying to a college and paying for it.
Check out this site for college
planning, admissions, applications
and financial aid. The “College
solution provides online
MySpace.com — Many admissions representatives, school Web sites and future classmates can be easily found easily through MySpace. It’s also a great way to interact with current students.
Facebook.com — Several applications are available for college help on Facebook. Many colleges have created groups for accepted students to join and start making friends early.
ACTstudent.org — This official Web site is useful for registering or practicing for the ACT.
Collegeboard.com — In addition to registering for the SAT, students, parents and teachers can find helpful hints about everything from finding the right school to surviving dorm life.
Fastweb.com — Offered through several local high schools and accessible to anyone, Fastweb is a scholarship database that makes it easy to sort through available applications.
Scholarships.com — Similar to Fastweb, this site offers opportunities for free money based on interests, family history, health, hair color and everything inbetween.
Commonapp.org — As the official Web site for the Common Application, this site is the place to complete that application and will even send it electronically to the schools of your choice.
http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/college — This site offers free reviews of the best and worst colleges, the least and most expensive, and several other rankings.
College.gov — This Web site offers insightful tools to help persuade students to attend college, show them how to apply, and help finance their education.