13 of the MOST IMPORTANT College and Career websites by OGp49t8


									    15 of the MOST IMPORTANT College and Career websites you’ll EVER visit!
  I want general info    HELP!         How do I find info about Are there any general websites
    about colleges                          I need financial aid info!                         registering for                               to help me
                                                 Are there any
      where they are,
      what they offer,                      SCHOLARSHIPS                                     SAT & ACT                                          plan
     what they look like!                              for me?                                 Tests?                                for college or a career?

         California Colleges                                                                  College Board Online                             CSU Mentor:
     www.californiacolleges.edu           FinAid: The SmartStudent Guide to                  www.collegeboard.com                    www.csumentor.edu/Planning
  CaliforniaColleges.edu is a FREE,                   Financial Aid                  Register online to take the SAT, review      CSU Mentor is a FREE online resource
powerful, open-ended site rich with                 www.finaid.org                    AP Credit Policy Info, and take a look       designed to help students and their
   content that makes finding and        This site teaches students & parents           at the NEW 2005 SAT. Also take            families learn about the CSU system,
 applying to a school in California a    all about how to pay for college, no         practice SAT tests, log on for the SAT    select a CSU campus to attend, plan to
                snap.                    matter where you’re going! It’s the              Question of the Day, find test        finance higher education, and apply for
                                          first stop on the Web for students          centers/codes and send your scores!                       admission.
Your username:_________________            looking for ways to finance their         Your username:___________________         Your username:_____________________
Your password:_________________                        education.
                                                                                     Your password:____________________        Your password:______________________
  University of Texas – U.S Higher           FastWeb Scholarship Website                     Princeton Review Online                  Mapping Your Future Online
        Education Links Page                       www.fastweb.org                         www.princetonreview.com                   www.mapping-your-future.org
    www.utexas.edu/world/univ           With over 600,000 scholarships worth           The Princeton Review is famous for       This site is a great starting place if you
 Yes, this is the U of Texas site, so   over $1 billion, this is THE site to visit    providing SAT test preparation. Using    need good general info on the things you
   why do you need to visit if you        to make your financial aid dreams            this site, students can also explore        need to do to plan for college or a
 don’t want to go there? This page      come true. Once you sign up (FREE),          schools, register for test prep, access      specific career. Their Ten Steps to
  has links to EVERY college home       they’ll email you info on scholarships       over 950 college applications, and find     Planning for Your Future and the links
page in the U.S. Forget that Google                 you qualify for!                          ways to pay for school.              provided are worth the visit alone.
search to find your colleges, START                                                                                             For Spanish speaking students and their
                HERE!                   Your email:_____________________             Your email:_______________________          families, this site also offers a version
  Links are provided to public and                                                                                                              en Espanol!
 private four year universities and      Your password:__________________            Your password:____________________
community colleges across the U.S.
   www.makingcollegecount.com                      www.fafsa.ed.gov                     The official Site of the Act Test
 This site has great general info on    This is where you go apply for money                     www.act.org                                 Remember:
                                                                                                                               Many of the sites on this sheet provide more
colleges: how to find them and how       for college. You will visit this site        Get the latest info on the ACT tests,      than just the category they are listed in.
 to pay for them. If you’re looking     during your senior year to fill out the        register, and view online student         However, they are listed in the category
 for a job, they can help you also!              required FAFSA form.                  diaries about college and career         above because that is the site’s specialty.
                                          The yearly deadline is MARCH 2nd                          planning.                     Researching them yourself will help you
                                                                                                                                     decide which ones help you most!
University of California Home Page              Education Fund Online                             www.uccp.org
           www.ucop.edu                             www.edfund.org                     Online test prep for the SAT & ACT.
  Looking for information on any        Visit this site to learn about financial      You must register to use the practice
University of California? This is the                                                             tests for FREE!                  WHS Library
                                          aid applying, managing loans, and                                                        Media Center,
   site to visit. Admissions info,       helpful links. The site also provides       Your username:____________________
campus tours and even community                                                                                                    rev. 9/18/2006
                                              college & career planning.             Your password:____________________
 college transfer info is provided

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