College Planning

College Research

Big Future – College & Career Search. 

College Raptor – College Matching tool. Career Search.

College Navigator – U.S. Department of Education| Search

US News Best Colleges -US News College Search

Virtual College Visits

Campus Tours – Interactive Virtual Tours

You Visit – College tours 

NY Times – How to Choose Colleges with Virtual Tours 

StriveScan -STEM | Virtual College Visits

StriveScan – Colleges that Change Lives |Virtual Tours

College Application

Common App – First-Year Applicant Tutorial

Common App – Application Portal


College Terminology

Acronyms – Knowing the Lingo of college admissions  


Standardized Testing & Test prep

The ACT – ACT Test Registration & Info

The SAT – Registration for SAT & SAT subject tests

The AP Exam – Info & Registration

Khan Academy – SAT test prep

FairTest – The National Center for Fair and Open Testing

College Fairs

NACAC – Virtual College Fairs


Financial Aid

FAFSA & CSS Profile

Federal Student Aid – Portal

Federal Student Aid- Completing the FAFSA Form

Federal Student Aid – Creating a FSA ID (for the FAFSA)

CSS Profile Application– Tips and Resources

BigFuture – EFC Calculator

College Cost

Big Future – College Cost Calculator 

Big Future – Tools & Calculators

Big Future – Compare your Aid Awards – Net price vs. “Sticker Price”, College Cost Calculator

College Debt

Big Future – Student Loan Calculator

Big Future – Parent Debt Calculator

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