Guidance

Links

Scholarships
Fastweb

A scholarship search engine that is specifically tailored to a student's interests and experience.

http://www.fastweb.com

Disability Scholarships
http://www.collegescholarships.org/disabilities.htm

U.S. Government Grants
http://www.fedmoney.org/

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
http://www.hsf.net/

Susan G. Komen College Scholarship
http://ww5.komen.org/uploadedFiles/Content_Binaries/KOMEN_Instructions.pdf

Military Dependents Scholarships

Veterans assist

http://www.veteransadvisor.com/2013/02/04/top-military-veterans-and-dependents-scholarships-in-2013/

Sallie Mae Scholarship Search
http://go.salliemae.com/scholarship/

American Indian College Fund
http://www.collegefund.org/scholarships/schol_mainstream.html

Scholarship Hunter
http://www.scholarshiphunter.com/

School Soup Scholarship Search
http://www.schoolsoup.com

United Negro College Fund
http://www.uncf.org

International Scholarship Search
http://www.internationalscholarships.com

International Students at U.S. Colleges
http://www.internationalstudent.com/schools_awarding_aid/

Merit Aid
http://www.meritaid.com

College Net
http://www.collegenet.com/elect/app/app

Scholarship Search
http://Scholarships4Students.com

Minorities

200 Scholarships for minority students

http://www.blackexcel.org/200-Scholarships.html

Academic Common Market

Study in a specialized field at an out-of-state college, while paying in-state tuition rates.

http://www.sreb.org/page/1304/academic_common_market.html

Military children scholarships
http://www.militaryscholar.org/

Scholarships.com

One of the Best sites for results.

http://www.scholarships.com/

Students in Foster Care
http://www.fc2success.org/our-programs/information-for-students/

Financial Aid
FAFSA

Official Government Site for Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/

Federal Loans
https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/

FAFSA tips
http://federalstudentaid.ed.gov

Clep a Course
http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/clep/about.html

Student Loans
http://www.salliemae.com/

Government Programs
http://www2.ed.gov/students/landing.jhtml

College Search Information
Academic Common Market
http://www.sreb.org/page/1304/academic_common_market.html

Association of American Medical Colleges Facts
http://www.aamc.org/data/facts/

Alabama Colleges & Universities
http://collegestats.org/colleges/alabama/

Alabama Course Transfers (STARS)

This site informs students/parents regarding courses taken at any state college or university in Alabama that will transfer between the colleges.

http://stars.troy.edu

Big Future by College Board

This site contains a wealth of information for the college, major, and career search!

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/get-started/know-yourself

Common App Member Schools
https://www.commonapp.org/search-colleges

Brain Track College Guide
http://www.braintrack.com/us-colleges

College Atlas
http://www.collegeatlas.org/

College Board
http://www.collegeboard.org/

College Comparison
http://www.whatwilltheylearn.com/

College Lists
http://collegelists.pbworks.com/w/page/16119456/College-Lists-Wiki

College Match
http://www.matchcollege.com/

College Net
http://www.collegenet.com/elect/app/app

College Bound
http://www.gocollege.com/

Careers and Colleges
http://www.careersandcolleges.com/tp2/cnc/login.do

College Lists of all kinds

See what a Professional Association (NACAC) of college advisors have created for public use.  A wealth of information, lists of all types.

http://collegelistswiki.com/

College Majors
http://www.collegemajors101.com/

College Admission BOOK

This is a GREAT resource.  All you ever want to know about college admission is in this book and on this website.  A wonderful informative resource for students and parents trying to navigate the college admission and financial aid process!  These authors can save you an enormous amount of time and stress.

http://collegeadmissionbook.com/

College Finder
http://www.collegeview.com/index.jsp

College Bound Network
http://www.collegebound.net/

First Generation College Student

This site is a great resource for any student being first in their family to attend college.

www.imfirst.org

Historically Black Colleges
http://www.american-school-search.com/colleges/hbcu?

Ivy League Admissions
http://www.collegeconfidential.com/ivy_league/

Kaplan
http://www.kaplan.com

National Center for Education Statistics
http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/

Office of Post Secondary Education
http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ope/index.html

Peterson's Guide
http://www.petersons.com/

Princeton Review
http://www.princetonreview.com/

SAT/ACT Optional for Admission
http://www.fairtest.org/university/optional/state

Schools in the USA
http://www.schoolsintheusa.com/

United Kingdom International Cultural Relations
http://www.britishcouncil.org/new/

Virtual College Fairs
http://www.collegeweeklive.com/

Virtual Campus Tours
http://www.campustours.com/

Career Search
Johnson O'Connor Aptitude Test

One of the BEST and most accurate instruments to assisting in finding the most appropriate career direction and college major.

https://www.jocrf.org/

Nursing School Info
http://www.rntobsn.org/

STEM Careers
http://info.victorymedia.com/webmail/45042/274121193/39f00cf807dd39b0501e3b1909a59a0e

Underrepresented students fly-in

A great resource for minority students.

http://www.collegegreenlight.com/blog/fly-in-programs-for-underrepresented-students/

Mapping Your Future
http://mappingyourfuture.org/

Alabama Career Information

Career and Financial Aid information

http://alcareerinfo.org/start/counselors.html

Keirsey Temperament Sorter
http://www.keirsey.com/

Engineering
http://www.tryengineering.com/

Science Careers
http://www.sciencepioneers.org/

Alabama Career Information Network
http://www.alcareerinfo.org/

College Athletics
College Sports Scholarships
http://www.collegesportsscholarships.com/

NCAA Clearinghouse Basics
http://professionals.collegeboard.com/guidance/prepare/athletes/clearinghouse

Head Coach Web Search
http://www.collegecoachesonline.com/

Military Academies
Army
http://www.usma.edu/

Air Force
http://www.usafa.af.mil/

Navy
http://www.usna.edu/homepage.php

Coast Guard
http://www.cga.edu/

ROTC Information
Army
http://www.goarmy.com/rotc.html

Air Force
http://www.afrotc.com/

Navy
https://www.nrotc.navy.mil/

Marine
http://www.marines.com/#default

Military Aid
Military Student Aid
http://www.finaid.org/military/

Military Scholarships
http://www.fisherhouse.org/programs/scholarship-programs/

Military College Aid
http://www.military.com/education/content/money-for-school/military-spouse-and-family-educational-assistance-programs.html

ROTC Information
http://www.todaysmilitary.com/before-serving-in-the-military/rotc-programs?campaign_id=SEM2012:on:google:ROTC-r_o_t_c:exact

Summer Programs
Peterson's Pre-College Summer Programs
http://www.petersons.com/college-search/summer-programs-camps-search.aspx

Venture Scholar Summer Enrichment Programs
http://www.venturescholar.org/portals/enrichment.php

Career Summer Programs and Camps
http://www.careercornerstone.org/pcsumcamps.htm

Summer Opportunities
http://collegelists.pbworks.com/w/page/16119590/Summer%20Programs%20-%20General

Summer Opportunities
http://www.usummer.com/

National Student Language Immersion
http://www.nsliforyouth.org/

Testing
College Board
http://www.collegeboard.com/testing/

Educational Testing Service
http://www.ets.org/

No Test Requirement
http://www.fairtest.org/university/optional

Free Test Prep for PSAT
http://www.eprep.com/courses/sat

Questions about ACT/SAT
http://collegeapps.about.com/od/standardizedtests/Standardized_Tests_PSAT_SAT_ACT_and_TOEFL.htm

SAT subject tests
http://sat.collegeboard.org/register/?s_kwcid=TC%7C7002%7Csat%20subject%20tests%7C%7CS%7Ce%7C7081086884

Test Prep-Princeton Review
http://www.princetonreview.com/

Test Prep - Number2
http://www.number2.com/index.cfm

SAT waitlist guidelines

Read policies regarding taking the SAT or SAT subject tests if you missed the regular registration deadline.

http://tinyurl.com/SATwaitlist

PSAT testing

Helpful information regarding PSAT

http://professionals.collegeboard.com/testing/psat/download

ACT
http://actstudent.org

Convert SAT to ACT score

This helpful site allows one to compare admission test scores.

http://convertyourscore.org/

SAT score use at Colleges
http://professionals.collegeboard.com/profdownload/sat-score-use-practices-list.pdf

AP Information
College Board
http://collegeboard.com/student/testing/ap/about.html

College AP Policies
http://collegesearch.collegeboard.com/apcreditpolicy/index.jsp

How to Prepare for College
Planning for College

A great resource for students and parents for the college planning process.

http://www.nacacnet.org/studentinfo/Pages/Default.aspx

National Survey of Student Engagement
NSSE

Find out what students say about colleges.

http://nsse.iub.edu/html/students_parents.cfm