Useful Links

The Princeton Review - all sorts of college information

College Board - The SAT test plus all sorts of testing and college preparation information

ACT - the ACT test and other resources

Federal Student Aid Site - Federal Student Aid Site for students, parents and counselors

FinAid - Student aid resource site - student gateway to the US Government

US Dept. of Education - search for student aid resources by state

Scholarship Scams - avoid scholarship scams - don't pay!

Personality and Career Assessment

Bureau of Labor and Statistics Career Guide - link your favorite subject in school to a possible career

Life Colors Questionnaire - What Kind of Person Are You?

The Princeton Review Career Test

The Vocational Information Center

Reading Lists for Students

Young Adult Library Services- outstanding books for the college bound

College Board - 101 great books for the college bound readers

Search for Colleges

National Center for Education - links and searches to colleges and universities

Online Degree - online education and degree program information

Peterson's - find colleges by degree programs of interest

Online Education Links

DeVry University - technical programs available

Jones University - specializes in business and computer courses

Kaplan University - includes financial aid info

University of Phoenix Online - includes links to all campus locations

College Rankings

Top 100 National Universities - US News & World Report

College and University Rankings - a list of different ranking sites

Two Year College Resources

Community College Review - profiles of community and junior colleges

Axia College Online - online education offering associate degrees

League for Innovation in Community Colleges - international consortium of community colleges

American Assoc. of Community Colleges

Military Careers

todaysmilitary - Military (general)



USCG - Coast Guard

marines - Marines

Air Force - Air Force

Virtual Tours

virtual campus tours


campusview - collection of on line view books

collegiatechoice - non promotional videos of colleges

What are my Chances at This School?




Testing Calendars

The SAT Calendar

The ACT Calendar

Health and Safety for Students

Centers for Disease Control - learn what you can do to enjoy college the safe and healthy way!

Healthy Minds - great mental health resource

Health Insurance Quotes - student health insurance quotes and plans

About the Different Tests

ACT test - used for college admissions, an alternative to the SAT

Advanced Placement (AP) tests - information about AP testing - Sat Subject Test Requirements at different schools

College Level Examination Program (CLEP) - about the CLEP program

ISEE - Independent School Entrance Exam - often used for entrance into private high schools

PLAN test - generally administered fall of Sophomore year

PSAT - Preliminary SAT

Test Prep Resources

Khan Academy: for SAT test prep and academic enrichment/learning

testprepStanford Testing Systems - by Stanford Testing Systems

online registration and prep for ACT -

Eureka One on One Review, LLC

vocabulary - fun ways to improve your vocabulary

Scholarship Search

scholarship - finding scholarships

Financial Aid and Scholarship Search

College, Career, Scholarship Search - College, Career, Scholarship Search

scholarship search - scholarship search

SallieMay site for financial aid - SallieMay site for financial aid

tools for planning to pay for college

Financial Authority of Maine

Financial Aid Calculators

financial aid calculator

calculator on the ACT website

Financial Aid Links

Federal Student Aid Site or call 1-800-433-3243    For the hearing impaired 1-800-730-8913               

Student aid resource site

student gateway to the US Government

FAFSA application



For Minority, Low-Income, First Generation Students

minority aid site

historically black colleges


White House initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans

yosipuedo - spanish version of same site as above

chciyouth - english and spanish information on planning - free publications

Hispanic resource for college aid

United Negro College Fund - United Negro College Fund

universal black pages

American Indian fund

American Institute for Managing Diversity

American Indian Higher Education Consortium

Minority Scholarships and Fellowships

Department of Education/Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs

the Black Collegian

Black Excel: The College Help Network -

Jewish resource for colleges - Jewish resource for colleges

Gates Millennium Scholars Fund - Gates Millennium Scholars Fund

Hispanic scholarships

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

Journal of Blacks in Higher Education - Journal of Blacks in Higher Education

Quality Education for Minorities

Tribal Colleges, Native Studies Programs, and Indian Education

Students With Disabilities

Association of Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)

Attention Deficit Disorder Association

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders -

Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) - Learning Disability Resources

National Center for Learning Disabilities

Federation for Children with Special Needs

Learning Disabilities Online

National Adult Literacy & Learning Disabilities Center