Campus Pathway has found the following sites to be quite useful in searching, selecting and planning for college. There is a whole bunch here, but it is worth your time. Start clicking!
My Career Profile - the database that we use at Campus Pathway with our students. It's fast, easy and has a terrific filtering system www.mycareerprofile.com
College Data: a school database, chances of getting into the schools, and financial aid information www.collegedata.com
College search, test prep, financial aid, summer programs for high school students Peterson's College Search
FishNet: The College Guide www.mycollegeguide.org
College View www.collegeview.com
Study Abroad www.studyabroad.com
All About College www.allaboutcollege.com
Princeton Review www.princetonreview.com
Professional and Graduate Schools www.gradschools.com
Multi-variable search tool includes information regarding majors, athletics, expenses, retention, campus security, etc. College Navigator
Students who are residents of western states may enroll at participating two- and four-year college programs outside of their home state at a reduced tuition rate. Western Undergraduate Exchange
Campus Tours www.campustours.com
Collegiate Choice, DVDs of Campuses www.collegiatechoice.com
Your Campus 3D www.yourcampus360.com
YouTube - Education www.youtube.com/education?b=400
Rate My Professors www.ratemyprofessors.com
Different perspectives on choosing a college Colleges That Change Lives
Practical suggestions to "ending the college admissions frenzy." The Education Conservancy
Centralized application for over 300 colleges Common Application
Admission Chances www.go4college.com
College Results www.collegeresults.org
PLAN, ACT exams ACT
College Board - SATs www.collegeboard.org
List of over 750 test-optional colleges Fair Test
UC College Prep Online www.uccp.org
Test Prep Review www.testprepreview.com/sat_practice.htm
Study Guide Zone www.studyguidezone.com
Educational Testing Service www.ets.org
College Power Prep www.powerprep.com
A different was to rank colleges - college fit that focuses on teaching and learning National Survey of Student Engagement
The controversial, but popular, US News & World Report College Rankings US News List of Best Colleges
Students Review www.studentsreview.com
College Prowler www.collegeprowler.com
College Confidential www.collegeconfidential.com
National Center for Education Statistics nces.ed.gov
My Majors www.mymajors.com
College Majors 101 www.collegemajors101.com
CollegeBoard's MyRoad wwww.myroad.com
UC Berkeley's Career Center career.berkeley.edu/Major/Major.stm
Allows students & parents to see the practical application of college majors What Can I Do With This Major?
North Carolina State University Career and Majors Site careers.ncsu.edu
Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology - a database of accredited engineering colleges www.abet.org
Junior Engineering Technical Society www.jets.org
American Society for Engineering Education www.asee.org
American Society for Engineering Education’s K-12 Center’s student section www.engineeringk12.org/students
Engineer Your Life www.engineeryourlife.org
Associate’s degree in engineering at a two-year program www.pathwaystotechnology.org
Types of Engineering www.eweek.org/AboutEngineering/TypesEngineering.aspx
Major Resource Kits www.udel.edu/CSC/mrk.html
Explore Health Careers ExploreHealthCareers.org
CollegeBoard - Major & Career Profiles www.collegeboard.com/csearch/majors_careers/profiles/index.html
California Polytechnic State University Career Planning Links www.careerservices.calpoly.edu/content/student/career_planning_links
The University of California www.universityofcalifornia.edu
Calculating your UC GPA www.californiacolleges.edu/admissions
Approved courses www.ucop.edu/doorways
UC Majors by campus www.universityofcalifornia.edu/majors/index.html
UC and CSU transfer programs from community colleges www.assist.org
Cal State Universities www.csumentor.edu
California Colleges www.californiacolleges.edu
California Community Colleges www.icanaffordcollege.com
Cash for College workshops www.californiacashforcollege.org
Cal Grant www.calgrant.org
California Student Aid Commission www.csac.ca.gov
Department of Education www.studentaid.ed.gov
Going 2 College www.going2college.org
Latino College Dollars www.latinocollegedollars.org
SallieMae's site on planning and paying for college College Answer
The U.S. Government's Financial Aid Website FAFSA Online
Tool used to predict financial aid eligibility prior to completion of the FAFSA FAFSA Forecaster
|Addison Avenue FCU Private Student Loan|
|NASA FCU Private Student Loan|
|Northwest FCU Private Student Loan|
|Star One Credit Union|
|Discover Certified Private Loan|
|Wells Fargo Collegiate Loan|
|SunTrust Academic Answer Loan|
|U.S. Bank No Fee Education Loan|
|PNC Solution Loan|
|Citibank CitiAssist Undergraduate Loan|
|Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loan|
|Rising Star Internships|
|The Princeton Review|
|The Riley Guide|
California 529 plans www.scholarshare.com
Everything you need to learn about opening and managing your ScholarShare College Savings Plan is located right here.
Saving for college
A free calculator designed to calculate how much you will need to save based on your situation. It offers simple answers to basic questions, but additional information requires a subscription with a monthly fee.
Analyzes and rates 529 plans. It also lists the maximum balance permitted by state and the tax benefits by state.
The College Savings Plan Network
A non-profit group that represents state 529 plans. This site has links to the state plans and can be used to compare plans.
The Securities and Exchange Commission
Compares College Savings Plans with Prepaid Tuition Plans.
FinAid on the Web www.finaid.org/scholarships/
The College Board apps.collegeboard.com/cbsearch_ss/welcome.jsp
Scholarship Resource Network Express www.srnexpress.com
CollegeNet's Mach25 Scholarship Engine www.collegenet.com/mach25/app
GoCollege: The Collegiate Websource www.gocollege.com
Scholarship Experts www.scholarshipexperts.com
College Answer by Sallie Mae www.collegeanswer.com
Explore volunteer opportunities by area of interest & proximity to your home Volunteer Solutions
The Palestra.com www.thepalestra.com
The site for prospective college athletes. Initial Eligibility Clearinghouse for Division 1, 2 & 3 NCAA
Information about athletic offerings at small colleges NAIA
IAESTE - International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experiences. This website has wonderful information not only for students interning abroad, but for parents and universities as well.
Interning Abroad - This website gives information on internship placement programs, travel guides, and health and safety information.
International Internship Programs - This website has a great collection of resources for student internships, resources for interning abroad, and international internship programs.
Work and Intern Abroad - A website that houses a collection of news resources for interning abroad, real life stories, experiences from previous students, and lecture archives from previous international studies. Check this website often for updates.
Travel.State.Gov - The official website to find out information on international travel including passport information, emergency assistance, and more.
BUNAC - British Universities North America Club. This organization arranges both paid and unpaid international internships for students.
AIESEC - International Association of Students in Economics and Business Management. This organization is the world's leading organizers for student internships abroad.
NAFSA: Association of International Educators - This organization provides not only internships for students wishing to study abroad, but also paid work and volunteering positions overseas.
Study Abroad - A one stop source for everything involving study and travel abroad. Includes volunteer programs, travel programs and summer internship programs.
International Study Abroad Programs - A Internet directory for international internships and study abroad programs.
US Study Abroad programs - This governmental websites offers information on all levels of education ranging from high school to graduate level internships abroad.
Department of State - The official US Department of State issues travel warnings and any need to know information regarding international travel.
Study Abroad Resources - This university has put together a great collection of resources for students planning on traveling abroad for studies.
CSIET - Council on Standards for International Educational Travel. This organization is responsible for identifying trustworthy study abroad programs for students.
International SIM Card - For travelling internarionally with your cell phone, will work in many countries.
Universities Worldwide - This search database has thousands of universities from over 199 countries. If there is a specific university or country you wish to find more information on studying abroad in, this is the website to use.
IEFC - International Education Finance Corporation. This organization provides loans and grants to students studying and interning abroad.
|Association for International Practical Training|
|CDS International, Inc.|
|Council on International Educational Exchange|
|International Cooperative Education|
A guide to Jewish student life on over 500 campuses Hillel
Information about Catholic colleges Catholic Colleges Online
A search tool for students looking at Christian colleges Christian College Mentor
Information about learning disabilities, diagnosis and advocacy Learning Disabilities Association of America
Information related to help & support people with learning differences LD Online
Counselors Guide Magazine counselorsguide.com
My Majors www.mymajors.com
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