In addition to providing all the information you need about the PSAT and SAT, the College Board website has
tools for planning for, finding, and applying to college. It offers an interactive tool called “My Organizer” that
is well worth signing up for.
ACT, Inc.: A Student Site for ACT Test Takers
Includes information about registering for the ACT, test prep, financial need estimator, and tips on college and
A website by the National Ad Council and the American Council on Education with practical tips for making our way to college..
A website targeted at first-generation, low income, and minority students. Includes an “ask the experts” section where you can send in questions online.
Prep for College Calendar
The National Association for College Admission Counseling explains what you can do in your high school
freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior years to prepare for college.
Choosing the Right College
A list of recommended websites, books and brochures from College Is Possible.
Especially dedicated to African-American families, the website includes information about preparing for college, scholarships, historically black colleges (including virtual tours), and summer enrichment programs.
There’s also a free newsletter.
CampusCompare is a free, comprehensive online resource for college-bound students searching for the school that is right for them. CampusCompare offers data on a range of topics including academics, campus life, athletics, college trends, financial aid, scholarships and more, for more than 3,000 colleges and universities.
College Grazing offers free, interactive self-discovery surveys to help you identify your college needs and desires. Based on the premise that self-awareness will lead to better college decisions, College Grazing offers immediate feedback about your college preferences, readiness, characteristics and much more.
Check out their career assessment tool for help finding a career that suits you. You’ll also find tips on completing college applications and tools to help you decide among colleges once you’ve been accepted.
Mapping Your Future
Mapping Your Future is a resource for career, college, financial aid and money management information.
My College Options
My College Options is a free service that provides students with the opportunity to create a personal online college and career planning profile. Students can match their individual needs, talents, abilities, goals and interests with the offerings of 3,500+ accredited post-secondary institutions across the United States.