HELPFUL COLLEGE EXPLORATION WEBSITES:
www.bigfuture.collegeboard.org: This website offers students and parents a wide variety of resources. Information about finding the right college fit, paying for college, the ACT and SAT, exploring careers and much more is available. There are many interactive tools on this site and it is very user-friendly. It truly contains everything students and parents need to know about college. Check it out!
www.collegegreenlight.com: College Greenlight is an organization that helps students, especially those that will be the first in their family to pursue a college degree, find out about the many scholarship opportunities out there, financial aid, how to apply to college and offers advice in many areas pertaining to preparing for college. They also do a great job providing information to Dream Act students. Make sure to check out their blog as well.
www.collegescoop.com: This site helps students understand the basic steps they need to take to go to college. They zero in on the essentials and point students to the best, most up-to-date information.
www.collegescorecard.ed.gov: Created by the US government, this website helps students look up colleges based on size, diversity, major, location and much more.
www.college-insight.org:This website allows students to compare colleges in terms of cost, diversity and student success.
www.collegeexpress.com: This website contains scholarship listings, college rankings, and general information and articles about college. Students can create a profile and keep track of colleges they are interested in, scholarships they have applied to and much more.
www.imfirst.org: I’m First, part of the Center for Student Opportunity, is a great website for any student looking for college information. They specifically are geared towards students who will be the first in their family to go to college. I’m First provides helpful advice about the entire college process. This site also posts student success stories from current college students who proudly share to the world what their college experience has been like.
www.ncaa.org: Do you want to play sports in college? Visit this site to learn about the requirements.