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Guidance News: College Information Online

posted Sep 29, 2014, 2:38 PM by TC Administrator
If your teenager's future includes college and you're wondering where to start, try the Internet.  Web sites can walk you and your teen through many parts of the planning process --- from choosing a school to applying for financial aid and taking standardized tests.  Start by exploring the sites below.  

There are also some scholarships on file in the guidance office.  Stop by and check them out.

Web Sites

The Colleges Database: College Planning Resource - http://www.onlinecollegesdatabase.org/

Accredited Schools Online: Accredited College Search Tool - www.accreditedschoolsonline.org

Accredited Schools Online: College Accreditation Guidebook - http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/college-accreditation-guide/


FREE SAT Prep Program--online that includes a catalog of over 100 strategic study guides, an interactive vocabulary builder with over 5000 common SAT words, practice quizzes with explanations, and simulated practice tests. - http://domesatreview.com

Scholarship Web Site - www.StudentScholarships.org

Scholarship and Grant Web Sites - Search Google for Iowa Scholarships - www.google.com

Scholarship and Grant Web Site www.collegeboard.com/student/pay/index.html

Scholarship and Grant Web Site www.XAP.com

Scholarship and Grant Web Site www.nextstudent.com

Free Scholarship Search - www.freescholarshipsearch.com

Iowa Grants Guide - www.iowagrantsguide.org

Scholarship Searches - www.Schoolsoup.com

Scholarship Searches - www.collegeplanning.org

Easy to Understand--Scholarship Help in preparing the application, scholarship essay, letters of recommendation, the interview, and much more - http://www.scholarshiphelp.org  
 
Good Site for information on colleges - www.collegenet.com 

Scholarship Search - www.fastweb.com

FAFSA Free Application for Student Aid - www.fafsa.ed.gov

Financial Aid www.educaid.com

Preparing for and selecting a college www.wiredscholar.com

Scholarship Searching www.bankofamerica.com

Misc. federal service information - www.students.com

Scholarship Search - www.gocollege.com

Common Application - www.commonapp.org

ACT Information - www.act.org

College Planning on the Web - www.c3apply.org

Misc. Information www.collegeboard.org

Scholarship Search/Financial Aid - www.salliemae.com

Visit the student's college choice www.mycollege??????.edu

Scholarship Money for College www.absolutelyscholarships.com


Financial Aid www.cashe.com


Iowa College Student Aid Commission & Iowa Student Aid Programs www.iowacollegeaid.org

Adventures in Education - Financial Aid info./Selecting a School--Planning a Career www.adventuresineducation.org 

The Center for All Collegiate Information - Links to College Web Sites - www.collegiate.net 

CollegeEdge - Covers college applications and financial aid.  Plus, offers planning checklists www.collegeedge.com 

U.S. Dept. of Ed.:  Student Financial Assist. - Explains govt. financial aid programs - www.ed.gov/finaid.html 

Info. about colleges, scholarship, and career earnings - www.AnyCollege.com

Web address for scholarships at the University of Iowa www.uiowa.edu/financial-aid/scholarships 

Chat live with admission representatives, students, and faculty - www.onlinecollegefair.com

If there are any questions, or you need more information concerning the counseling department, please feel free to call anytime at 485-2257 and ask for Tami Harman, 9-12 Guidance Counselor.
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