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Choosing the Right College Recommended Websites, Books, and Brochures
College Source Online Resources
Mapping Your Future
National Council of Higher Education Loan Programs
Embark (Formerly College Edge)
National Center for Education Statistics College Opportunities Online (COOL)
Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction (MCLI) Community College Web
CollegeSource® Online!
The College Search Guide
College View College Search
US Department of Education Resource Book for Parents 2000 Edition
Yahoo! Guide to Entrance into Colleges and Universities
US News.Com
Common Application Website
Educational On-Line's - Listing of Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Online College Fair Chats that deal with College Admission and Info sessions
Think Quest
Education Planning Center Comprehensive Planning Guide with Calculator
EducAid.Com Financial Aid Glossary
Virtual Campus Tours - Walking Tours Videos
College Choice
College Confidential.Com Counseling Services
College Is Possible's College Admissions and Financial Aid Calendar
College Planning Network
Oklahoma State University College Guide to Preparing for College
E-Guidance Counselor College Admissions Timeline
How Stuff Works - How College Admissions Work
My Footpath.Com College Search and College Admissions - Online College Applications and Free Financial Aid Search

Essay Writing

Tips from The Perfect College.Com
The Common Application
EduPrep.Com Admissions' Essay Writing 101


Career Guidance

ACT : DISCOVER - Career Guidance and Information System (Career Inventory for Middle Schoolers, High Schoolers and Those Older)
Family Education Networks Teenagers Learning Network
US Department of Education Think College


Financial Aid

Wired Scholar Scholarship Searches and Information on Student Loans
EducAid.Com Financial Aid Glossary


College Admissions Associations

National Research Center for College & University Admissions
Associated Colleges of the Mid-West
National Association for College Admission Counseling



Resource Guides

Best 331 Colleges - 2002, by Robert Franck with Tom Meltzer and Eric Owens

Colleges that Change Lives: 40 Schools You Should Know About Even if You're Not Straight - A Student(Revised Edition), by Loren Pope

Visiting College Campuses (5th Edition) by Janet Spenser, Sandra Maleson, et al.

Smart Parents Guide to College: The 10 Most Important Factors for Students and Parents When Choosing a College by Ernest L. Boyer and Paul Boyer

Please Understand Me: Character and Temperament Types by David Keirsey and Marilyn Bates

Competitive Colleges 2001-2002, 20th Edition from Petersons's

College and University Almanac 2002, 5th Edition from Petersons

The College Board Scholarship Handbook 2002 with Real Stuff CD_ROM

Specialty College Search Guides

Peterson's Colleges With Programs for Students With Learning Disabilities or Attention Deficit Disorders (6th Revised Edition) by Stephen S Strichart, Charles T Mangrum II, et al.

Hillel Guide to Jewish Life on Campus (14th Edition) edited by Ruth Fredman Cernea and Jeff Rubin

The Black Excel African American Student's College Guide, by Isaac Black


The Student Aid Game: Meeting Need and Rewarding Talent in American Higher Education by Michael S McPherson and Morton Owen Shapiro

Making the Most of College by Richard Light

Millenials Rising: the Next Great Generation by William Strauss and Neil Howe



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College Is Possible
National Association for College Admission Counseling
College Confidential Links to articles, book and College Search Sources





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