Hotlinks - site links to several hundred college and career exploration sites.
Common Application - the official site from which you can download the application, view the list of participating colleges, and get application information.
Campus Dirt- learn about campus life from present an past students
www.number2.com - a great site that offers free SAT and ACT test preparation practice.
Campus Tours - this site includes virtual college tours, web cams, campus maps, college videos, movies and pictures.
College Net - a handy short cut college search engine
Career Info Net
- Smart career decisions start here! Find wages and employment trends, occupational requirements, state by state labor market conditions, millions of employer contacts nationwide, and the most extensive career resource library online.
Job Start 101 - Consists of a series of video modules based on information from hundreds of employers that were asked what skills graduates are missing before they start their first job.
PA Career Link-
An online tool designed to connect job seekers with employers.
PA Career Coach-
is designed to help students find a good career by providing the most current local data on wages, employment, job posting, and associated education and training.
My Next Move-
This site offers information on hundreds of occupations, job outlook, education requirements.
- Provides the most up to date labor market information.
Peterson's - the site of the company that publishes the guidebooks. The site includes a college search, information on financial aid, test prep information, online applications, and information on colleges. It also includes information on careers and is one of the best sources for information on summer programs.
The Princeton Review - the test prep company. The site includes a college search, advice, information on scholarships and financial aid. discussion groups, online applications, and lots of information on the company's courses and books.
US News and World Report - the magazine publisher and college ranker. site includes a college search, college comparisons, information on colleges, advice, information on financial aid and scholarships, and the famous college rankings.
Kaplan - the test prep company. The site includes college search and application information, graduate program information, and lots of information on the company's courses and books.
News Directory - spend some time here reading magazines and searching for schools
http://www.wisemantech.com/guidance/college.htm college information on the internet.
Ranking Pages - site sponsored by the University of Illinois at Urbanna-Champaign. Has links to many of the well-known and not so well-known rankings and college lists. Also has "cautions and controversies" section. www.library.uiuc.edu/edx/rankings.htm
Community Colleges - the member list for the American Association of Community Colleges, with links. www.aacc.nche.edu/member/members.asp
Women's Colleges - Yahoo's list of women's colleges and links to their websites. dir.yahoo.com/education/higher_education/colleges_and_universities/united_states/women_s_colleges/
Catholic Colleges - site includes a directory of member institutions of the National Catholic College Admission Association; as well as a common application to download. www.catholiccollegesonline.org
Colleges That Change Lives - Based on a book by the same name, this site is an excellent source for quality colleges that are not quite as well known as they should be.
Majors - search for college program by specific major. www.degreesearch.com
Medical School - the association of American Medical Colleges' website has lots of information on preparing for medical school and applying to medical school. www.aamc.org/stuapps/start.htm
The Guide for High School Students - has even more useful information for students thinking about a career in medicine. There is also a list of combined BA-MD programs. www.aamc.org/stuapps/appinfo/guide.htm
Combined BA-MD Programs - a list of undergraduate/medical school combined programs. www.aamc.org/stuapps/appinfo/ba-md.htm
Art Schools - links and helpful information for the student considering a career in art or design. This is the site of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design. www.aicad.org
Nursing Schools - the Education Center on the site of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. Contains advice and links related to studying and a career in nursing. www.aacn.nche.edu/Education/index.htm
The Chronicle of Higher Education - a news source for professionals interested in current issues in university education
NACAC - NACAC's online newsletter for and about students in the school to college transition. New articles are added throughout the year, and you can access archived articles. A great resource for students and parents. www.nacac.com
Black Excel - college information and resources for African-American students. www.blackexcel.org
Campus Security - this searchable database allows users to browse records of reported criminal offenses at over 6000 colleges and universites