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ACT is one of the most widely accepted college entrance exams and an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides more than a hundred assessment, research, information, and program management services in the broad areas of education and workforce development. www.act.org

Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities – A guide for finding the Jesuit undergraduate college or university that is right for you. www.ajcunet.edu

Brain Track – Interested in attending college outside the United States? Check this site for contact information for more than 6900 universities around the world. www.braintrack.com

Campus Tours – If you want a feel for a campus before you visit – or a reminder of the campus you saw in a rush – try this site to find virtual tours of virtually any campus. www.campustours.com

College Board – Plan for college, find a college, find out how to pay for college . This site is the home to the SAT test. You can get the dates for the SAT test and the deadlines as well as register on line. There are also practice questions to help you prepare. www.collegeboard.com

College is Possible – Check out the myths and realities section of this site. www.collegeispossible.org

CollegeNET – This site provides over 1500 customized Internet admissions applications built for college and university programs. When applying to more than one program you save redundant typing since common data automatically travels from form to form. www.collegenet.com

Community Colleges - Find community colleges by state. www.utexas.edu/world/comcol/state/

Culinary Schools.com - a listing of top cooking and restaurant management schools in the United States and around the world. www.culinaryschools.com

EducationPlanner.org - EducationPlanner is your one-stop career and college planning site. We have the information you need to research careers, choose a postsecondary school, apply on-line, and find ways to finance your education. www.educationplanner.org

Essay Edge – Need help with essays required on applications? This site gives you some basic tips and the ability to hire an editor to critique your essay. www.essayedge.com

FastWEB – Search for scholarships or get email reminders when scholarship deadlines are approaching. www.fastweb.com

LatinoCollegeExpo – Check out their scholarship and find out about the spring expo. www.latinocollegeexpo.org

National Association for College Admission Counseling - Search for college fairs in your area. Also has a college search and other resources for students. www.nacac.com

Next Step Magazine – Enter sweepstakes, check out the College Match Wizard and learn about more than 100 different careers. www.nextstepmagazine.com

PennsylvaniaAssociation of Private School Administrators – The guide to Pennsylvania’s Postsecondary Career Schools. www.papsa.org

Peterson's Education Center – This portal will lead you to SAT prep programs, financial aid and admissions essay help. www.petersons.com

PrincetonReview – Explore schools and career. Get help with financial aid and improve your test scores. www.princetonreview.com

Scholar Stuff - Links to information about colleges, scholarships, test prep and more. www.scholarstuff.com

SuperCollege – How important are the SAT II’s? How do I choose a major? Find the answers to these questions and more. www.supercollege.com

U.S.News On line – College rankings, career and financial aid info. You need to purchase the complete ranking information. www.usnews.com

Weekly Scholarship Alert – receive 1 – 5 scholarship notices each week so you don’t get overwhelmed. There is no charge for this gentle reminder to find college money. www.weeklyscholarshipalert.org
Financial Aid
Best Books on Financial Aid – Need help with admission, financial aid, or college survival? We have books, software, and videos that can help. Check out our financial aid tips, read the latest college news, request a free college planning calendar, and shop our on-line college store. www.octameron.com

Federal Student Financial Aid – This is the official home page for the Federal Student Aid programs administered by the U.S. Department of Education. www.studentaid.ed.gov

FinAid – The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid. Free comprehensive resource for financial aid info on the web. Scholarship search, Financial aid calculators, military aid information and much more. www.finaid.com

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) – Apply on line for financial aid. The only application you need to fill out for government aid. www.fafsa.ed.gov

NCAA Clearinghouse – Guide for the college bound student athlete. Information on eligibility requirements and registration process for students interested in Division I and II sports. www.ncaaclearinghouse.org

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency - Information about grants and scholarships for students with financial need as well as on line planning tools. www.pheaa.org

Sallie Mae - This company primarily provides federally guaranteed student loans originated under the Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP), and offers comprehensive information and resources to assist students and parents with the financial aid process. www.salliemae.com

Adventures in Education – Find news about college experience from national publications, financial aid timelines and answers to frequently asked college-planning questions in both English and Spanish. www.aie.org

All Student Loan Group – Learn the difference between grants, loans and scholarships. Calculate how much money you will need for college. www.allstudentloan.org

Chela Financial – not only can you apply for a loan but you can also get money management tips. www.loans4students.org

Educational Funding Services, Inc – Don’t understand the financial aid lingo? This site has a great glossary of financial aid terms. www.efsi.net

Nellie Mae – On this site you can learn how to protect yourself from credit card debt, identity theft and more. www.nelliemae.com

Student Loan Funding – A variety of resources including an Ask A Counselor feature to get your questions answered. www.studentloanfunding.com

Wired Scholar – What are colleges looking for in applicants? For what scholarships do you qualify? How do you evaluate acceptance letters? Find the answers to these questions here. www.wiredscholar.com
America's Job Bank – Thousands of new jobs are posted daily by employers searching for someone like you. Also information on wages and trends, career exploration and relocation. www.ajb.dni.us

CareerBuilder – Not only can you search for a job but this site also has tips on interviewing and writing a resume. www.careerbuilder.com

CareerWEB – Listing of career opportunities as well as career advice and job hunting tips. www.Employmentguide.com

PhiladelphiaApprentice Coordinators Association - The members of the Pennsylvania Apprentice Coordinators Association have provided this information to help you decide if you have the aptitude and ability to train for a career in the construction industry. www.apprentice.org

Net Mentors – Want to talk to an adult working in the type of career you want after college? Apply to get an e-mentor (talk via e-mail) at www.netmentors.org

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