Foundation

Resources for College Assistance


Standardized test sites

ACT
PLAN, ACT exams
College search/financial aid
www.act.org

The College Board PSAT, SAT I, SAT Subject Tests, AP exams
College/career search/financial aid
www.collegeboard.com

Fair Test
National Center for Fair & Open Testing
Lists of over 830 test-optional colleges
www.fairtest.org


Financial Aid and Scholarships

FAFSA Online
The U.S. Government's Financial Aid Website
www.fafsa.ed.gov

CSS Profile
The College Board's Financial Aid Website
profileonline.collegeboard.com

Fastweb
Financial aid and college search
www.fastweb.com

Broke Scholar
Scholarship search
www.brokescholar.com

Wired Scholar Scholarship Search
Scholarship search
www.collegeanswer.com

Find Tuition
One of the largest scholarship search engines
www.findtuition.com

Merit Aid
A comprehensive directory of merit scholarships and academic scholarships from colleges across the country
www.meritaid.com

College Treasure
Helps link the student to 1,000s of academic scholarships
www.collegetreasure.com

College Navigator
The percentage of students receiving institutional aid is listed.
http://nces.ed.gov/COLLEGENAVIGATOR

Federal Student Aid Types
An Office of the U.S. Department of Education
http://studentaid.ed.gov/types

ShopSlueth
The Ultimate Scholarship Guide
www.shopsleuth.com/resources/scholarship-guide

Important Application web sites

Common Application
One application for over 400 colleges and universities
www.commonapp.org

Texas Common Application
One application for over 40 Texas colleges
www.applytexas.org


Athletics

NCAA
The site for prospective college athletes
Initial Eligibility Clearinghouse for D-1 & D-2 colleges
www.ncaa.org

NAIA
Information about athletic offerings at small colleges
www.naia.org


College search

Princeton Review
Test preparation
College/career search
Financial aid/online applications
www.princetonreview.com

Petersons College search, test prep, financial aid, summer programs for high school students
www.petersons.com

CollegeNET
Helps you quickly find the ideal college
www.collegenet.com


College Search

Miscellaneous sites

MyMajors.com
A tool to help students identify majors that fit their interests
www.mymajors.com

What Can I Do With this Major? Allows students & parents to see the practical application of college majors
www.gustavus.edu/oncampus/careercenter/planning/majors/

Colleges of Distinction
A college guide with a unique approach asking about what really matters: which colleges are the best places to learn, grow and succeed?
www.collegesofdistinction.com

National Survey of Student Engagement An alternative view of college fit that focuses on teaching and learning
www.indiana.edu/~nsse/html/students_parents.htm

CampusTours.com Virtual campus tours of over 850 colleges

Learning Disabilities Association of America
Information about learning disabilities, diagnosis and advocacy
www.ldaamerica.org


Information By and For College Students

Newslink
Campus Newspapers/College News
Newslink

The Daily Jolt
A College Network Run by Students
dailyjolt.com

Comprehensive College Information Site
One-Stop College & Scholarship Resource

Allows students to find and apply for scholarships, search through a database of more than 4,000 colleges, and explore 900 careers all in one location. It is one of the most comprehensive sites for life after high school... and everything on the site is free for students to use!


Campus Security


Other Helpful Websites


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