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Most colleges have their own web sites. Many of the web sites below will link you to them.                                             Free site helping students plan, apply, and pay for college                                              Eases the process of selecting & applying to GA colleges/universities                                               Way to manage the college application process                                 Georgia Foundation for Independent College                                          Use Counselor-O-Matic on this website; Tips on test scores, school exploration, financial aid                                          College directory, college chat, study abroad, test prep, financial aid                                               College search by major, state, type of school, sports                                               College information                                              Hobsons College View–online college search service; financial aid; career ctr                                               Colleges and careers, financial aid, info for minorities, info. for parents                                          College virtual fair & planning in a live, interactive environment                                            admissions tips & insider secrets about planning for college & much more                                               Ivy League college searches and information                                    Profiling America’s Best Bets in Higher Education                                      Making College Count                                                     Dept. of Technical & Adult Education - info on GA Technical Colleges                                                   Searching for colleges & financial aid (Premium Online Edition)
Other Helpful Sites                                                The Common Application: application form of 230 selective colleges & uni.                                              Virtual campus tours, campus maps, web cams, photos, videos, movies                                   National Catholic College Admission Association                                   Christian College Mentor                                                 My Majors – Find a college or university major                                            Degree Search                           College admission, testing, & scholarships geared toward Hispanic students                                           Spanish Resources on Stud. Achievement & Educational Opportunities                                               Historically Black Colleges & Universities – college planning, fin. aid, career                                                    Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design                                          College planning for students with learning disabilities                        Directory of women's colleges

Athlete/Sports                                                     NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Assn) – rules and eligibility                                               National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics                                                    National Junior College Athletic Association

International/Study Abroad                                              International students going to college in the US                                           International colleges                                      Studying Abroad
Financial Aid/Scholarships                                                     Georgia Student Finance Commission-HOPE Scholarship, loans, grants                                                  Fast Web – scholarship and college searches; financial aid tools                                             Free scholarship search, financial aid resources, education loans                                                  Fast Aid – Free scholarship search                                   Finaid! – Scholarships, loans, savings, military aid                                 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) – online application                            Federal Student Aid – Funding your education, loans, FAFSA online                               SRN (Scholarship Resource Network) Express– free scholarship search                          Free Scholarship – scholarship search, financial aid                         Scholarship Coach – scholarship search help                            Helps students and parents with financial aid & college scholarships                               Fresch! – Free Scholarship search                                  National Scholarship Service                             Planning, applying, deciding, and financing college                          Scholarship and financial aid information                      Scholarship, financial aid, and loan information
Testing Companies/Organizations                                      ACT - online registration, college, career and financial aid searches                             PSAT, SAT, & AP info.; online registration; PROFILE application                                   Kaplan, Inc. - test preparation (PSAT, SAT, ACT, TOEFL and more)                                      Educational Testing Service - online tests & test prep software for sale                               Study Works – SAT Prep information, study aides, and classes                                  GED Testing Service                                 Colleges by state that do not require college entrance tests                                  Free SAT, ACT, and GRE prep; Vocab builder; financial aid resource                    Writing tests for SAT II, UC's Subject A and GRE; personal critiques                SAT vocabulary and daily questions; high school study guides   Georgia High School Graduation Tests (GHSGT)    End of Course Tests (EOCT)                           Online GHSGT practice tests for no charge                              GHSGT and EOCT             AP Policies at colleges and universities
Career Information                                      Bureau of Labor Statistics - Occupational Outlook Handbook                      Financial strategies, career options, and college planning                       Colleges, careers, scholarships, fin. aid, loans, test prep, essays, athletics            Career Toolbox - a career interest quiz         Career Searches and Assessments          Planning a Career       Kiersey Temperment Sorter                             Myers-Briggs                             ASVAB
US Military                                      US Coast Guard Academy at New London, CT                                US Naval Academy at Annapolis, MD                                 US Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, CO                                     US Military Academy at West Point, NY
www.usmma                                        US Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, NY                                      On-line registration for United States Selective Service
Volunteer Opportunities                          Hands on Atlanta                           VolunteerMatch - match your interests to volunteer opportunities online                                ServeNet - resource center for service and volunteering                              Americorps

Essays                                Essay Edge – tips on writing college essays, Admissions Essay 101                 Do's and Don'ts and sample essays              Worst Essays
Studying or       How to Study – improving study skills                                Study Tips
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