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Useful College Information


College Search

College Board - www.collegeboard.org
Register for the SAT and search for colleges. Also provides financial aid information.

Peterson's Guide to College Information - www.petersons.com
Search for colleges and grad schools.

US News & World Report - www.usnews.com
University Rankings and College Lists by Category

The Princeton Review - www.review.com
Explore colleges and research grad schools; offers test prep



The Common Application - www.commonapp.org
Apply to 300+ colleges and universities nationwide with one application.

The Universal Application - www.universalcollegeapp.com


Standardized Tests and Test Preparation

SAT registration - www.collegeboard.org

ACT registration - www.act.org

TOEFL/GRE info - www.ets.org

The Princeton Review – test prep - www.review.com

Kaplan Test Prep – test prep - www.kaptest.com


Graduate School Resources

AAMC – Association of American Medical Colleges - www.aamc.org

LSAC - Law School Admissions Council - www.lsac.org

GMAT – MBA programs and GMAT test - www.mba.com

GRE - Graduate School test - www.ets.org

LSAT - Law School Admissions test - www.lsat.org

MCAT – Medical School Admissions test - www.aamc.org


Scholarships and Financial Aid Info

FAFSA – Free Application for Federal Student Aid - www.fafsa.ed.gov
* Apply for Financial Aid *

CSS Profile application and Scholarship - www.collegeboard.org
Secondary financial aid application required by some private schools

FastWeb – www.fastweb.com
Great scholarship search engine

Financial Aid info - www.FinAid.org

CollegeNET - www.collegenet.com
Scholarship search engine


Student Athletes

NCAA Eligibility Center – Student athletes Register HERE - www.ncaa.org
The NCAA is made up of three membership classifications that are known as Divisions I, II and III. Each division creates its own rules governing personnel, amateurism, recruiting, eligibility, benefits, financial aid, and playing and practice seasons – consistent with the overall governing principles of the Association. (as stated on the NCAA website)

NCAA Guide for the College-Bound Student Athlete - www.ncaapublications.com


Other Resources

IECA – Independent Educational Consultants Association - www.iecaonline.org
Primary professional organization for independent counselors

NACAC – National Association for College Admission Counseling - www.nacacnet.org
(College Admission News, National College Fairs)

PACAC - Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling - www.pacac.org
(Pennsylvania Chapter of NACAC)


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