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					                   College and Financial Aid Information
           http://www.oswego.edu/library/resources/college.pdf




General:

   College Blue Book (Access through library catalog.) Online directory of 2 & 4
   year schools in the U.S. and Canada, including programs and degrees.        For best
   results, choose “advanced search” and limit by publication “College”.
   State University of New York Student Website
   (http://www.suny.edu/Student) Academic and financial aid information,
   applications, and more.
   Link from SUNY campus websites for details about any SUNY college.
   (http://www.suny.edu/Student/campuses_complete_list.cfm)
   Braintrak University Index (http://www.braintrack.com) Links to institutions of
   higher education in 194 countries.
   College Navigator (http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator) Search by institution or
   browse by category.
   Peterson's Education Center (http://petersons.com)
   College Rankings (http://www.library.illinois.edu/edx/rankings/rankgen.html)
   Links to many ranking services, collected by the librarians at University of Illinois.


Financial Aid:

   Scholarship Books – many titles (Reference Room LB2337 - 2338)
   Scholarships, Fellowships, and Loans (Access through library catalog.) The
   table of contents and many indexes are very helpful in navigating this ebook.
   Online readers may view a complete list of financial aid books available at Penfield
   Library. Or do a subject search in the library catalog using the terms: “directories
   United States scholarships.” Titles are available for general scholarships and
   specific student populations (ex: athletes; disabled; African Americans).
   Finaid (http://www.finaid.org) Information on scholarships, loans, and lots more.
   Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) (http://www.fafsa.ed.gov)
   Includes all the steps for application, including college code numbers for financial
   aid applications. (Federal School Codes also at Reference LB2337.4 .T58.)
   SallieMae (http://www.salliemae.com) Major provider of student loans.
    Testing:

           Educational Testing Service (http://www.ets.org) Registration and practice for
           GRE, PRAXIS, SAT and many more.
           Study Guides - search the library catalog for your test and “study guides” (ex:
           LSAT study guides). Many are available for check-out; others are in the
           Reference Room.
           High School & College Codes
           (http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/sat/codelist.html) for SAT. Also
           available on this site are test information and test taking tips.


    Undergraduate Schools:

           Peterson’s Two-Year Colleges (Reference L 901 .P448)
           Peterson’s Four-Year Colleges (Reference L 901 .P449)
           Barron’s Profiles of American Colleges (Reference L 901 .B267)


    Graduate Schools:


           Peterson’s Graduate Programs – 6 vols.(Reference L 901 .P442)
           These web resources each have much helpful information, and unique strengths
           and limitations. For best results, try both:
              o    Gradschools.com (http://www.gradschools.com)
              o    Graduate School Guide (http://www.graduateguide.com)
           Medical School Admission Requirements-- US & Canada
           (Reference or Browsing R 745 .A8)
           Official Guide to ABA Approved Law Schools (Reference or Browsing KF 273
           .A86)


Many other resources are available in print at Penfield Library. Ask at the Information
Desk for help with these resources, or visit the Ask A Librarian page for other contact
details.



                            Penfield Library – SUNY Oswego
                                         315-312-4267
                                 http://www.oswego.edu/library

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