College Resources

Websites

The College Board

The College Board is a responsible for the SAT PSAT, AP and CLEP exams. The organization also provides information on how to prepare for college and the college admission process.

Peterson’s College Search

Peterson’s College Search offers college reviews, college admission information and scholarship information.

The National Center for Education Statistics – College Navigator

The National Center for Education Statistics – The College Navigator website is a government website that provides college data.   Since it takes time to collect data, be aware that some of the information is not current.

Fairtest

Fairtest lists colleges that do not alway request test scores. Colleges’ policies can change, so check the colleges’ websites for up-to-date requirements.

CollegeXpress

CollegeXpress provides you with information about colleges. You can also use the Lists to discover what others think are the college’s standout features.

 Books

I have many of these books and I am happy to loan them to clients for a week at a time.

Colleges That Change Lives, by Loren Pope

Fiske Guide to Colleges, by Edward B. Fiske

The Best 379 Colleges, by The Princeton Review

The College Finder, By Steven R. Antonoff

 

Blogs

 The College Solution

Hacking College

 

Virtual Campus Tours

 Campustours.com

Campustours.com is a good source of virtual colleges tours. Many if not all the tours, come from the colleges’ websites.

YouTube

YouTube has a lot of videos of college campuses and events.

 YouVisit

Take a 360° tour of a college campus.

 

 

Paying for College

 Budgeting

Student Budget Form

 Federal Aid

Federal Student Aid

Federal Student Aid Changes

FAFSA: Apply for Aid

UCSB:7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA

California Aid

California Student Aid Commission

Income and Asset Ceilings for the Cal Grant Program

 

 

 

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