College Planning Information Websites

The College Board  www.collegeboard.org  
   • 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  www.princetonreview.com
  • 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  www.usnews.com/sections/education
  • 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 www.nic.edu/career
  • This site helps in scholarship searches, career planning, job searches, college and university research, financial aid tips and resumes