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College Is Possible:
Information about preparing for college, choosing the right school, & how to pay for it.
Planning for college - What to do in high school, taking the tests and dates, (online registration for SAT), finding the right college, and getting into college.
Information about tests, college interviews, visits, essays, transcripts and more!
Educational Testing Service:
Practice questions for AP, SAT, GRE, GMAT, TOEFL, and LSAT's.
Links you to the official homepages of colleges and universities across the country.
You can search schools by state and by name on this website.
USNews College Rankings:
Search by college or state. Other helpful information.
College and Career Programs for Deaf Students:
Offers extensive program descriptions, tips for choosing the right program, and suggestions for easing the decision-making process. Produced by Gallaudet University and the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.
Web U.S. Community Colleges:
Listed by state. This site links you to homepages of US community colleges.
News and Information: College experts bring you information about schools, applications you can download, and more.
Take a virtual campus tour, apply online, and more!
FinAid: The Financial Aid Information Page:
A great information source for financial aid. Includes links to possible scholarships.
Financial Aid Calculator:
From CollegeBoard.com - calculate your expected family contribution, find out how much you'd be eligible to borrow, determine what your loan payments will be after graduation, and more.
Student Financial Assistance:
US Dept of Ed site with information about the federal student aid programs and how to apply.
Student Aid Guide:
Federal aid from the US Dept of Education. Comprehensive information about grants, loans & work-study programs. In English and Spanish.
Listings of over 600,000 possible scholarships, financial aid tips, college info and applications.
"A one stop resource for financial aid."
Affordable Colleges Online Financial Aid Guide:
A great information source for financial aid.
Affordable Colleges Online Financial Aid Guide for Online Colleges:
A great information source for financial aid for online colleges.
Occupational Outlook Handbook:
Provides detailed descriptions of various jobs such as the required training, working conditions, job outlook, current salaries, related occupations and more.
- Learn about different careers and assess your interests and talents.
Tools for Beginning Jobseekers:
Create a resume, cover letter, and a list of references using these web-based worksheets.
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