College Planning Information Websites

The College Board  

  • SAT Learning Center, the best place for students to register for the     Scholastic Aptitude Test, take sample quizzes and get tips to boost scores
  • Search for your ideal college by plugging in your criteria; public, private,
    majors and so on
  • Financial Aid section helps estimate tuition costs and living expenses and offers practical guidance on getting scholarships and loans

Princeton Review 

  • Tips on preparing for college  
  • College Matchmaker helps you choose the right college
  • Advise on applying to college
  • Advise on finding the best financing
  • Apply to College section lets you browse the web sites of various colleges; many invite you to take a virtual tour

U.S. News Online

  • Well respected magazine, U.S. News & World Report, has set up an education website that links each of its four areas—College, Graduate School, Financial Aid and Career—to in depth articles in its extensive online library
  • Get help with college recommendation letters
  • Find information on internships
  • Use the message board to post questions to college kids
  • College Comparison Work Sheet rates colleges based on location, cost, and academic standing
  • College Cost Predictor

Career Information System 

  • This site helps in scholarship searches, career planning, job searches, college and university research, financial aid tips and resumes