Colleges & Scholarships

  • College Visits
     
    • Braintrack - The World's most complete Education-Index ("Over 5000 Links to Higher Educational Institutions in 148 Countries")
    • CampusCorner ("Your PREMIER College Search and Campus Community Information Network ... allows virtual tours of campus life around the world, with an in-depth view of academic AND social life at over 3200 institutions of higher learning")
    • Campus Tours ("the definitive online source for virtual college tours, interactive maps, college webcams, QuickTime VR tours, campus movies and pictures")
    • College and University Home Pages by Christina DeMello @ MIT (links for United States and world colleges and universities ... geographical listing)
    • College Board (step-by-step guide to the application process and in selecting colleges, testing information, financial aid, college tours, preparing for college, etc.)
    • College Directory Network (Featuring 4,255 Schools in 21 states)
    • College 4 U ("This site is designed to get you the information you need for college quickly. It's simply a collection of the best college links sorted so you can get the college info you need without spending hundreds of hours surfing through pages that are of little or no value. Plus we've got some great fun pages for when you need a break.")
    • CollegeView ("hundreds of virtual tours, financial aid and scholarship information, college search with profiles of over 3,800 colleges and universities, college-related books and articles, Ask the Experts with professional guidance counselors, and searchable archives, career counseling and career planning tools .. plus much more")
    • College Visits (You will find all the information you need at this site to give you a clear picture about the kinds of services we provide for the college-bound student.)
    • Community College Web @ Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction  ("a searchable index to the web sites for 1092 community colleges in the United States, Canada, and elsewhere around the world ... search alphabetically, geographically, or by keywords in the college name, location, or web address")
    • Community College Review (Provides detailed profiles of community colleges and their surrounding ciommunities; offers new tools and data to help users compare colleges within their state and learn more about how community colleges work.)
    • EducationWorld - Higher Education Center (searcher and links)
    • MOLIS ("the Minority On-Line Information Service provides value-added services that promote education, research, and diversity on a national level for Minority Institutions in partnership with government, industry and other sectors")
    • NewsDirectory: College Locator (search for four-year or two-year colleges by state, education magazines, college search)
    • On Line Colleges: an Online College resource guide for students.
    • Princeton Review Online (full process: finding the right college, on-line applications, financial aid, etc.)
    • University Links ("lists all essential info of all universities and colleges in the USA ... links to over 2200 colleges, universities, tradeschools and much more, all listed by category, state and alphabet")
    • U of Texas: Web U.S. Higher Education (very comprehensive linkages to US universities and community colleges)
    • U of Toledo: U.S. Two-Year Colleges ("The Most Complete List Available: Over 1,000 U.S. Two-Year Campus Links ... community colleges, technical colleges, junior colleges, branches of four-year colleges which focus on associate degree education, and accredited two-year proprietary schools")
     
    College Preparation
     
    • 529s (how to prepare your finances for your child's college education, 529s plans, advice, etc.)
    • A to Z Colleges: (lots of links to colleges by category, area, and major. Very thorough. School addresses and contact, financing, sports teams and test and exam info.)
    • Adventures in Education: (From college planning advice to financial aid information to career guidance, AIE has the reliable information students and parents need to make the right decisions for the future. Get FAFSA help and financial aid assistance, learn about college admissions, and search scholarships for free.)
    • College Board (step-by-step guide to the application process and in selecting colleges, testing information, financial aid, college tours, preparing for college, etc.)
    • Collegelink.com: You First Link to Success (low-cost commercial site with many free services ... full application process, college search, scholarship search, financial aid, etc.)
    • College Prep-101: Helping Students Prepare for College ("information to help you prepare for college, select a college, ease the transition to college, and manage the changes in your life which occur during college")
    • College Homepages   (College and University Home Pages - Alphabetical Listing.)
    • EducationWorld - Higher Education Center (searcher and links)
    • Embark (finding the right college for you, financial aid, SAT tips, applications on line and tips, etc.)
    • Mapping Your Future ("mission is to counsel students and families about college, career, and financial aid choices through a state-of-the-art public service web site")
    • Princeton Review Online (full process: finding the right college, on-line applications, financial aid, etc.)
     
    College Selection
     
    • A to Z Colleges: (lots of links to colleges by category, area, and major. Very thorough. School addresses and contact, financing, sports teams and test and exam info.)
    • College Board (step-by-step guide to the application process and in selecting colleges, testing information, financial aid, college tours, preparing for college, etc.)
    • CollegeBOT - Concentrated College Crawler ("only search engine devoted entirely to cataloguing and searching education-related pages .. Featuring unique web pages of Universities, Colleges, K-12 and other Education Resources")
    • College Prep-101: Helping Students Prepare for College ("information to help you prepare for college, select a college, ease the transition to college, and manage the changes in your life which occur during college")
    • CollegeView: College Search and Financial Aid ("Search for colleges, universities, scholarships, financial aid, and more ... free ... 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, a free college chat service and message boards, book excerpts, Ask the Experts, and much more.")
    • College Homepages   (college and university homepages listed alphabetically)
    • Community College Review (Provides detailed profiles of community colleges and their surrounding ciommunities; offers new tools and data to help users compare colleges within their state and learn more about how community colleges work.)
    • Critical Comparison of American Colleges and Universities ("the leading independent college assessment reference ... we're education professionals, we give you the facts, and we leave it to you to decide ... information comes from .. the U.S. Department of Education's exhaustive IPEDS database, studies conducted by the National Research Council, and crime statistics compiled by colleges and universities in compliance with Federal law. The interactive graphs and statistical analyses in each school's CC report enable you to 'compare and contrast' your choices in a way never before possible.")
    • EducationWorld - Higher Education Center (searcher and links)
    • Embark (finding the right college, financial aid, SAT tips, applications on line and tips, etc.)
    • MOLIS ("the Minority On-Line Information Service provides value-added services that promote education, research, and diversity on a national level for minority institutions in partnership with government, industry and other sectors")
    • Princeton Review Online (best colleges selected for various criterial ... full process: finding the right college, on-line applications, financial aid, etc.)
     
    College Applications & Tests
     
    • Advanced Placement (Through college-level AP courses, you enter a universe of knowledge that might otherwise remain unexplored in high school; through AP Exams, you have the opportunity to earn credit or advanced standing at most of the nation's colleges and universities.)
    • College Board (step-by-step guide to the application process and in selecting colleges, testing information, financial aid, college tours, preparing for college, etc.)
    • Colleges, College Scholarships and Financial Aid ("easy access to information on colleges and universities .. free college scholarship and financial aid searches, SAT and ACT test preparation tips, and more ... online directory of college and university admissions office email addresses and telephone numbers, college scholarship and financial aid office email addresses, and links to the home pages and online applications of more than a thousand colleges and universities")
    • Collegelink.com: You First Link to Success (low-cost commercial site with many free services ... full application process, college search, scholarship search, financial aid, etc.)
    • College Net ("you find the ideal college ... narrow down by region, college sports, major, tuition, and several other criteria ... only search engine devoted entirely to cataloguing and searching education-related pages ... Scholarships & Financial Aid ... Apply to hundreds of colleges online")
    • College Resumes ("Your resume is a professional reflection of you as the potential product: professional resume, professional product; poor resume, poor product. Take the time to develop your resume as the very best reflection of you.")
    • CollegeView: College Search and Financial Aid ("Search for colleges, universities, scholarships, financial aid, and more ... free ... 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, a free college chat service and message boards, book excerpts, Ask the Experts, and much more.")
    • CollegeXpress: Admissions Office - Apply Online ("a list of colleges with online applications")
    • Educational Testing Service Network ("definitive information about college and graduate school admissions and placement tests, with links to AP, GRE, GMAT, SAT, The Praxis Series, and TOEFL sites .. sample test questions, test preparation, and test registration .. college planning, financial aid, and links to college and university sites")
    • Embark (finding the right college, financial aid, SAT tips, applications on line and tips, etc.)
    • Peterson's (find right college, financial aid, online applications, tips, etc.)
    • Practice SAT (Free online practice test site)
    • Princeton Review Online (full process: finding the right college, on-line applications, financial aid, etc.)
     
    College Search Engines / Guides & Links 
     

     College Financial Aid Information
     
    • College Board (step-by-step guide to the application process and in selecting colleges, testing information, financial aid, college tours, preparing for college, etc.)
    • EducationWorld - Higher Education Center (searcher and links)
    • FAFSA (Free application for federal student aid)
    • Financial Aid (The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid, is the most comprehensive free resource for objective and unbiased information)
    • FreSch! - the free scholarship information service ("has a database of over 1,880 sources of scholarships, representing approximately 130,000 awards" ... search & browse the database for scholarships ... advice & tips on writing winning scholarship letters  ... student load info, etc.)
    • IEFA (IEFA is the premier resource for financial aid, college scholarship and grant information for US and international students wishing to study abroad)
    • Petersons.com: The Education Supersite   ("the most comprehensive education resource on the web ... College search, financial aid, online applications, and test prep. Learn about all types of campuses ... Investigate Study Abroad Programs ... Find a Summer Camp, Program, or Job ... Select a Private School  ... Find a Job .. including more than 5,000 company profiles" .. )
    • Sallie Mae ("one of the most comprehensive sources of information on financing higher education available on the Internet.)
    • US News: Financial Aid (Find a Scholarship, Best Values Rankings, Compare Aid Awards, Cost Work Sheet)
    • Winning the Scholarship Hunt... ("free report offers suggestions for a general strategy for students to consider when pursuing scholarships")
     
    College Financial Aid Sources
     
    • CollegeNet: MACH25 ("Free $Billion Scholarship Search .. THE fastest scholarship search on the WWW, and it's free! With Mach25, you don't have to wait for an email reply nor do you have to divulge contact information about yourself (e.g. email, phone, etc.)--valuable personal data that is routinely collected and sold by other web based scholarship sites. As you search through Mach25, you can add/remove potential awards from your own customized list. And you can review or change your scholarship shortlist any time under password protection.")
    • CollegeView: College Search and Financial Aid ("Search for colleges, universities, scholarships, financial aid, and more ... free ... 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, a free college chat service and message boards, book excerpts, Ask the Experts, and much more.")
    • College Board Online Scholarship Search ("locate scholarships, loans, internships, and other financial aid programs from non-college sources that match your education level, talents, and background. Complete the profile form and Scholarship Search will find potential scholarship opportunities from a database of 3,400 programs, over one million awards in all!")
    • EducationWorld - Higher Education Center (searcher and links)
    • eStudentLoan ("Compare Student Loans and Apply Online! ... Looking for student loans? Get instant student loan comparisons and APPLY ONLINE with major lenders.  Includes advice, news, and a scholarship search tool, too!")
    • fastWEB!: Financial Aid Search Through the Web ( "Provide high school students and their parents .. with premier tools--free of charge--to locate and apply for college scholarships, internships, loan and savings opportunities, and to successfully transition from high school to college and from college to career." .. "database of over 400,000 scholarships")
    • FinAid.org: Financial Aid Information (a very thorough, comprehensive site answering questions about financial aide, scholarships, student-exchange programs, newsletters, caveats for parents, scam warnings, etc. "Why pay money to a scholarship search service, when you can search some of the best scholarship and fellowship databases for free on the World Wide Web?")
    • Fundsnet ("a privately owned Web site created .. to assist nonprofit organizations find funding resources on the Internet ... few persons are aware that Search Directories only list 34 - 40% of all sites submitted for inclusion .. in a normal day we review roughly 5,000 new sites ... we provide "fresh" information on funding sources")
    • Petersons.com: The Education Supersite   ("the most comprehensive education resource on the web ... College search, financial aid, online applications, and test prep. Learn about all types of campuses ... Investigate Study Abroad Programs ... Find a Summer Camp, Program, or Job ... Select a Private School  ... Find a Job .. including more than 5,000 company profiles" .. )
    • Sloan Foundation (grants & fellowships)
    • U.S. Department of Education: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) (links for online form, downloadable form, FAFSA Express downloadable software, and help site .. phone numbers)
    • U.S. Department of Education: Financial Aid For Students ("Features user-friendly guides on federal grants, loans, and work-study programs for financial aid applicants [Student Guide] and high school students [Funding Your Education]. Includes electronic versions of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid [FAFSA], a searchable list of Federal [Title IV] School Codes, and information on the Direct Loan Program.")
    • U.S. Department of Education: The Student Guide ("the most comprehensive resource on student financial aid from the .. Department of Education ... Grants, loans, and work-study are the three major forms of student financial aid available ... tells you about the programs and how to apply for them")
    • SRN: Scholarship Resource Network Express ("a search engine and database of private scholarships designed to assist students identify sources for undergraduate through postgraduate study ... includes student loan forgiveness programs for those who have graduated from college and need alternatives for repayment ... more detailed information than can be found in most scholarship databases and scholarship listing books ... more than 8,000 programs with a distribution level of over 150,000 awards worth a total of more than $35 million")
     
    College Financial Aid Search Engines/Guides
     
    • about.com: College Admission (tons of links for college selection, financial aid, etc.)
    • FastWeb (The largest and most complete source of scholarships available)
    • IEFA (IEFA is the premier resource for financial aid, college scholarship and grant information for US and international students wishing to study abroad.)
    • Scholarship Search Engine (you will find links to more than 40 free, online scholarship search sites listing thousands of scholarships and financial aid awards worth billions of dollars)
    • Yahoo's Finance Aid links (College Aid Offices, Grants, Loans, Organizations, Regional Resources, Scholarship Programs, etc.)