RESOURCES

OBJECTIVE REFERENCE GUIDES

BOOKS

College Handbook
The College Board
Four Year Colleges, Peterson’s
Four Year College Admissions Data: Index of Majors and Sports available from Wintergreen Orchard House

WEBSITES

University and College Accountability Network
National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
College Results Online

SUBJECTIVE REFERENCE GUIDES

BOOKS

The Best 378 Colleges, Princeton Review
Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges, Loren Pope
Fiske Guide to Colleges, Edward B. Fiske

WEBSITES

Unigo
Colleges of Distinction
College Prowler

SUBJECTIVE MATERIALS ABOUT THE ADMISSION PROCESS

BOOKS

The Gatekeepers, Jacques Steinberg
Harvard Schmarvard, Jay Matthews
I’m Going to College — Not You!

WEBSITES

The Choice, Jacques Steinberg
Class Struggle, Jay Mathews
The Education Conservancy

GENERAL ADMISSION INFORMATION

College.gov
College Board
High School Counselor Week
knowhow2go
National Association for College Admission Counseling
The Common Application
International Baccalaureate
Advanced Placement
College Fairs Online
Collegiate Choice Walking Tours Videos
Campus Tours
NACAC National College Fairs
College-Scholarships
The Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool

COLLEGE DATA

College InSight
College Navigator
National Survey of Student Engagement

TESTING INFORMATION

ACT
SAT
Fair Test

TESTING INFORMATION FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

International English Language Testing System
TOEFL
Pearson Test of English

FREE PRACTICE TESTS AND TEST PREPARATION

ACT Sample Test
Number2
SAT College Board Practice Test
Spark Notes SAT Practice Test

SPECIAL INTERESTS

LEARNING DIFFERENCES

Association on Higher Education and Disability
National Center for Learning Disabilities

THE ARTS

National Portfolio Day

ATHLETICS
BOOKS

Four Year College Admissions Data: Index of Majors and Sports available fromWintergreen Orchard House

WEBSITES

NCAA
The NAIA Eligibility Center

GAP YEAR

Americorps
City Year
CIEE Gap Year Programs
gapyear.com
Global Volunteers
Global Citizen Year
Where There Be Dragons

SELECTIVE SUMMER PROGRAMS

Telluride Association Summer Program (TASP)
National Hispanic Institute
College Horizons Program for Native Americans
Massachusetts Institute of Technology MITES

SEMESTER PROGRAMS

CITYterm at the Masters School in New York
The Mountain School of Milton Academy
United World Colleges

FINANCIAL AID RESOURCES

College Board
College Goal Sunday
FAFSA
Fastweb
FinAid
Federal Student Aid
CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
Paying for College
The Debt-Free College Degree

FINANCIAL AID FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

The Association of International Educators (NAFSA)
eduPASS: The Smart Student Guide to Studying in the USA

FINANCIAL AID CALCULATORS

College Board
FinAid Calculators
Sallie Mae Affordability Analyzer
FAFSA4caster

SCHOLARSHIPS

College Scholarships.org
College Board Scholarship Search
FastWeb
FinAid’s Major – Specific Resource
GoodCall Scholarships
Meritaid
Moolahspot
Peterson’s Award Database
Scholarships.com
Scholarships4students.com
ScholarshiPedia
The Web-based Naviance system features a scholarship search service powered by Sallie Mae.

LOAN INFORMATION

Avoiding Deceptive Student Loan Offers
Parent PLUS Loan
Stafford Loan Website

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENTS OF COLOR

200 Free Scholarships for Minorities
100 Black Men of American, Inc.
American Indian College Fund
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Ron Brown Scholar Fund

UNDER-RESOURCED STUDENTS

Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)
Center for Student Opportunity (CSO) College Center
College Goal Sunday
College Greenlight
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
National College Access Network
You Can Go

SPANISH – LANGUAGE RESOURCES

¡Gradúate! Financial Aid Guide to Success
NSSE Pocket Guide: Questions to Ask on Your College Visits (in English and Spanish)
Spanish Language Resource Links (Admissions and Financial Aid)

VETERANS

United States Department of Veteran Affairs
Military Friendly Colleges

STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES 

Career Guide for Students With Disabilites 

UNDOCUMENTED STUDENTS

Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)
National Immigration Law Center
Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund
Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund

LGBTQQI STUDENTS

LGBT Scholarship Resource
Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resources Center
Campus Climate Index
Point Foundation Scholarship
LGBTQ Friendly Colleges & Student

CAMPUS SAFETY

Campus Safety Stats & Tips