College Planning, Searches and Applications
College Advising 101 Worksheet
Planning Your Transition to College
Congratulations! You’ve made one of the most important decisions of your life: to continue your education beyond high school! There is a lot to do as you plan your transition. Whether you’re entering college for the first time, enrolling in just one class, seeking additional job training, or working toward your degree, use this worksheet as a roadmap along your journey. We want to help you reach your destination.Log on to the following website: www.tgclc.org
College Board Online
http://www.collegeboard.com/ : An excellent tool for college admissions: planning, searching, applying and paying for college.
The Princeton Review
http://www.princetonreview.com/ : Guides for undergrad, grad. medical, law and business schools.
College for Texans
http://www.collegefortexans.com/ : Guide for the college process, includes military options. You may browse in English or Spanish.
College Scholarships, Colleges, and Online Degrees
http://www.college-scholarships.com/ : Links for colleges and scholarships. Has lists for Women's Colleges, Christian Colleges and colleges with programs for learning disabilities.
Peterson's Colleges and Universities
http://www.petersons.com/ : College-planning site including search, test prep and financial aid.
Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions
http://www.kaptest.com/index.jhtml : Site for testing, admissions, college life, health and medical degrees and professional degrees. Click on "more" for complete information in each field.
Global Computing Links to American Universities
http://www.globalcomputing.com/university.htm Fun site for locating links to colleges, governors, newspapers, cities, states, and lots more!
http://www.utexas.edu/world/univ/alpha/index.html : http://www.utexas.edu/world/univ/state/index.html
National Association for College Admission Counseling
http://www.nacacnet.org/ : For all the latest changes and innovations in admissions and financial aid, check here. You can locate College Fairs on this site.
http://www.collegeview.com/index.html College search and comprehensive college planning site.
http://www.commonapp.org Link to the Private Universities/Colleges Common Application. Accepted by 298 private colleges. Online submission, all print forms and requirements are available.
http://www.ecampustours.com/ : Offers hundreds of campus virtual tours.
First in the Family: Advice about College
Education and Social Science Library
http://www.library.uiuc.edu/edx/rankings.htm : Various College and University rankings from the library of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
http://www.usnews.com/ : Click on Best Colleges. This is the most highly respected source for ranking and evaluating of post secondary schools. Premium services run for a year from late August and costs about $15.00.
http://www.campusdirt.com/ : Provides college search, compare, salary predictor, and top ten lists.