Colleges and Universities

 

College Admissions
American College Testing Assessment -- (the ACT) Register for the ACT, get test dates, search for colleges and apply online.

College admissions-- from Khan Academy 

College Codes --search for college codes
College Answer (Sallie Mae)--This site takes you through the entire process of preparing, selecting, applying, paying, deciding, and financing the college experience.
The College Board: Educational Excellence for All Students--Register for the SAT or SAT II, get test dates, search for colleges and apply online, request CSS/Financial aid PROFILE, SAT question of the day, and more. 
CollegeQuest--Help with financial aid, college searches and online applications, info and tips for the SAT, ACT, and TOEFL. 
College Search Online--Search 9,000 colleges based on profiles of the type of schools you're interested in. 
CSU Campus Tours--CAMPUS FACTS
--CSUMentor presents a pictorial view of the 22 campuses in the California State University system. Information about admission requirements, academic programs, sports, extracurricular activities, costs and financial aid, and other items of interest. 
CSU Mentor--Select a CSU campus, plan to meet CSU entrance and academic requirements, apply for admissions and financial aid, understand financial aid eligibility and opportunities, establish an electronic communications link between yourself and CSU campus(es).
Federal Student Aid FAFSA -- only fill out the free form from the government
National Collegiate Athletic Association --click on the Academics & Athletes link for information on attending college as a student athlete.
The Princeton Review--This site helps you prepare for the SAT and ACT. 
UC Pathways-- from the University of California

College Lists 
CaliforniaColleges.edu -- Online catalog of California institutions of higher education 
Campus Tours Online -- An online resource for virtual college tours, WebCams, interactive campus maps, etc.
CSU Campus Links -- Links to all the California State Universities, with California map
Title IV Institution Codes -- From FinAid. 
U.S. Universities & Community Colleges -- Web servers at U.S. universities and colleges, and community colleges 
University of California -- Access to the University of California campuses 

College Search Websites 
College Opportunities On-Line -- From the National Center for Educational Statistics 
PayScale College Salary Report -- reports information on colleges such as how much graduates may earn after graduation.
Peterson's -- Guides to education resources in all areas 

Choosing a college major 
Career Cafe --a Virtual Career Center for California Community College Students
Reality Check --Now part of Career Zone
College Major Quiz -- Your Personality Type and Your College Major
California Career Zone
Majors Search -- Know what you want to study?
Choosing Your College Major

Graduate Schools 
GradSchools.com -- Online guide to graduate schools 

International Study 
GoAbroad.com -- Source for study abroad, language schools, jobs abroad, and related opportunities 
Language Study Abroad -- Lots of categorized links 
Study in Europe -- Education systems, living conditions, culture 

Organizations 
ACT, Inc. -- Along with college admissions testing, ACT also offers college admissions and advising, career and educational planning, student aid, continuing education, and professional certification and licensure 
College Board Online -- Online SAT registration; help with college search and financial aid; etc. 

Rankings 
America's Best Colleges -- Rankings from U.S. News & World Report
College and University Rankings -- Provides links to ranking services for various areas of higher education. From University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 
Princeton Review Rankings -- Rankings by various student-oriented categories 

© 2019-20 by Madeline Britton, Soquel High School Librarian. 

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