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The Princeton Review
An informative and comprehensive internet site, where students can gather information about tests, admissions, internships, and career programs.

College View
A free online college search service with profiles of all accredited colleges & universities in the US and Canada, virtual tours of hundreds of schools, electronic college applications, scholarships and financial aid info, careers information and career planning tools.

College Net
Assistance in finding information about college searches, recruiting, and college sources. Also helps with financial assistance and scholarships.

Collegeboard
Provides programs and services in the areas of teaching and learning, assessment, guidance, placement, financial aid, admissions, and enrollment.

Office of Post-Secondary Education
The Department of Education's listing of colleges, business schools, technical schools and historically black colleges.

UC Pathways
Welcome to PATHWAYS, the University of California's undergraduate admission information and application network.

CSU Mentor
CSUMentor is an online resource designed to help students and their families learn about the CSU system, select a CSU campus to attend, plan to finance higher education, and apply for admission.

UC Gateways
High school and middle school students use the information and tools found in this website to:
plan high school classes so they will meet UC admission requirements when they graduate high school

  • take free prep tests for the SAT, ACT, and more
  • take personality and career quizzes that help identify interests for college majors
  • find out about financial aid options
  • get support from career counselors and UC staff


Major/Career Links

Mapping Your Future
A wealth of information about career search, college search, financial assistance and scholarship search with lots of good resources available.

Adventures In Education
Online service providing career planning help and information on selecting and paying for college.

US Department of Labor
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.

America’s Career Info. Net.
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.


Scholarship/Financial Assistance

FAFSA
The Department of Education's web site to apply for federal financial aid.

FinAid
Provides a free, comprehensive, independent, and objective guide to student financial aid.

FastWeb
A financial aid and career Internet site for college students, college-bound students and their parents, and recent college graduates. Database of more than 850,000 college scholarships, awards, grants, and prizes.

Fresch
Free scholarship search service, which contains a large database of scholarships and other valuable links to good resources.

United Negro College Fund
Provides a wide range of African-American scholarship information


ACT/SAT/Graduate Degree Test Preparation

ACT
This site provides a great deal of information about the standardized test. A few practice questions are also provided.

MastersDegree.net
Provides comprehensive guide to provide students with the information they need to know about earning a masters degree.

The Princeton Review
An informative and comprehensive internet site, where students can gather information about tests, admissions, internships, and career programs.