College Planning and Preparation

BrainTrack Career Resources
BrainTrack's Career Guide helps visitors evaluate career options and find schools. The guide offers data on hundreds of careers that typically require higher education for entry or advancement and features links to thousands of schools.
 
College Board
Comprehensive college information site. College Board Online includes College Board tests, programs, and online registration, a Test Question of the Day, SAT preparation, a searchable database of colleges, financial aid information (including a financial aid calculator), career planning information, a fee-based essay evaluation service, online shopping and more. Check out Starting Points for Students and Parents, Preparing for College, and Career Search Questionnaire.
 
Preparing for Your Education
Find out what you need to do to prepare for education beyond high school.
 
SuperCollege.com
Offers advice on writing a good entrance essay, taking exams and applying for scholarships and offers other information on the college experience- start to finish.


Choosing a College

Campus Tours
Visit virtual campuses of colleges and universities.
 
CollegeAtlas.org
Relevant, reliable and up-to-date information about college and higher education opportunities.
 
CollegeBoard College Search
Explore your interests and take the time to find the college that's right for you and puts you on a path to a bright future.
 
Colleges of Distinction
Profiles colleges and universities throughout the United States that excel in four areas of distinction: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities, and successful outcomes.
 
Guide to Online Schools
Resources empower students to connect with colleges and universities in order to find the best-fitting educational programs for career advancement and training.
 
Hack College
"Work smarter not harder" is the motto of this site designed to equip students with the knowledge to optimize their college experience from a technology standpoint.
 
Peterson's Education Center
Includes information about educational programs at all levels and provides searchable databases of colleges and academic programs including test prep and financial aid. Similar in content to College Board Online.

Prepare for College Entrance Exams

College Board
Comprehensive college information site. College Board Online includes College Board tests, programs, and online registration, a Test Question of the Day, SAT preparation, a searchable database of colleges, financial aid information (including a financial aid calculator), career planning information, a fee-based essay evaluation service, online shopping and more. Check out Starting Points for Students and Parents, Preparing for College, and Career Search Questionnaire.
 
Educational Testing Service Network
ETS are the the folks that write the SAT I: Reasoning Test, SAT II: Subject Tests, AP, GRE, CLEP, etc. ETS Net provides sample test questions, test preparation, and test registration. It also contains information on college planning, financial aid, and links to college and university sites.
 
Kaplan Test Prep
SAT, ACT, and other test preparation, admissions consulting, and other services to help you prepare for college.
 
March 2 Success
A FREE tool, from the U.S. Army, that provides educational content to help anyone improve their knowledge and test scores in the areas of Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science. March 2 Success provides materials to help improve scores on tests such as the SAT, ACT, state exit exams, and ASVAB.