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ACTstudent.org

This Site Allows You To Register For The Act And To Indicate That You Want Your Previous Act Scores Sent To The Schools Of Your Choice.

Collegeboard.com

This Site Allows You To Register For The Sat And Psat And Has Some Good Sat Prep And College Admission Resources For Students And Parents. Also Use The College Search Function To Create A Custom Short List Of Your Desired Schools, Track Admission Deadlines And More.

Combined BSMD Programs

This Site, If You Click On “Programs” Will Show Users Specific College Programs That Let Students Shorten The Length Of Time It Takes To Become A Doctor. Instead Of 8 Years Total (4 Undergrad And 4 Medical), These Programs Can Be Condensed To A Total Of Only 6 Or 7 Years.

Common Application

The Common Application Is The Application Accepted By Over 900 Universities. It Is A Centralized And Efficient System For Students To Manage Their Applications. Many Scholarship Gold Students Use The Common App Exclusively For All Of Their Applications. Students Can Start Completing Their Common App As Early As The 9th Grade, Just Saving And Updating Their Data Year To Year Until They Apply To College As A Senior.

Congressionalaward.org

The Congressional Award Is The Only Non-Profit Run By Congress. It Allows Youth Between The Ages Of 13.5 And 24 To Set And Attain Goals In Fitness, Volunteerism, Personal Growth, And An Expedition In Order To Earn A Bronze, Silver, Or Gold Congressional Medal. It Is An Excellent Way For Students To Excel And Achieve A Remarkable Goal Outside Of The Classroom.

CSSProfile

This Is An Additional Needs-Assessment Tool (Similar To Fafsa) That Is Required By Some Universities In Order To Be Considered For Generous Grants From Their Generous And Deep Pockets. Not All Scholars Require You Submit Css Profile. You Can Do An Internet Search For “Colleges That Require Css Profile” To See Which Schools Want It.

Explore the Institute of Education Sciences

This Site Is Managed By The Natl Center For Education Statistics And Provides Comprehensive Information On Thousands Of Colleges, Listing Stats For Admission, Retention Rates, Graduation Rates, Majors, And A Host Of Other Important Topics.

FAFSA- The Free Application For Federal Student Aid

Parents Can File For Fafsa Starting Oct 1st Of The Student’s Senior Year. Even If A Parent Doubts They Will Qualify For Financial Aid, It Is Still Recommended That They File It This First Time. Why? Because Many Colleges Have A Policy That A Fafsa Must Be On File In Order For A Student To Be Considered For Merit Scholarships.

FinAid.org

Globalscholarships.com

This Site Hosts A Scholarship Search Engine Dedicated To Providing Students Worldwide With Access To Scholarship Opportunities.

Khan Academy- Free Tutoring

This Site Has Thousands Of Expert Videos Explaining And Teaching A Variety Of Very Specific Topics. The Person Narrating, Sal Khan, Has Degrees From Harvard And Mit And Is A Gifted Instructor.

National Center for O*NET Development | Occupation Network Online (Onetonline.org)

This Is A Government-Generated Site That Allows Users To Research Hundreds Of Different Career Paths, Investigate Salary Ranges, Education And Training Requirements, As Well As Fields With Extraordinary Growth In The Coming Years.

National College Rankings- Us News

Us News And World Report Creates Its Own List Of The National College Rankings Each Year, As Does Forbes Magazine. These College Rankings Are Based On A Matrix Of Statistics, Such As Average Freshman Test Scores, Retention And Graduation Rates, Faculty Resources, Selectivity Of Admission, And More.

NCAA Registration Site

Students Who Wish To Play Sports For A Div 1 Or Div 2 College Will Need To Register With The Ncaa In Their Sophomore Or Junior Year. This Site Is The Complete Source Of All Registration Information And Related Resources.

Princeton Review

This Site Not Only Provides Information On Services And Classes Offered By Princeton Review, It Also Allows You To Register For Free Strategy Sessions And Free Practice Tests. On The Home Page, Enter Your Zip Code In The Top Right Corner And Press Enter. Then Click On The Free Events Tab.

Scholarships.com

This Site Tracks Millions Of Dollars Available From A Variety Of Sources To Help Students Pay For College. Users Complete An Online Profile That Is Then Used To Match The Student To Scholarships That Might Fit Them. These Scholarships Are Mostly From 3rd Party (Aka “Independent”) Sources, Such As Corporations, Foundations, And Civic Groups.