Website Resources

 

College Search

College View - An internet-based college search engine and application service from Hobsons College View refines a large database of over 3,000 two- and four-year accredited colleges and universities in the United States and Canada. The site provides information on schools, allowing users to create custom searches around information which they want to read and experience. Virtual tours and online applications are available on the site. www.collegeview.com

College Board - This is an important site for testing and college planning, providing information about the PSAT, SAT, college selection, college visits, and financial aid. www.collegeboard.com

Princeton Review - This site allows students to match their own unique preferences to schools; gives student opinions and other data on more than 300 colleges. www.princetonreview.com/home.asp

U.S. News and World Report - A complete site that can help students compare colleges, apply online, and prepare for testing. www.usnews.com/usnews/edu/college/rankings/rankindex_brief.php

Career Planning

Adventures in Education - A fantastic site on "Planning for a Career." At the home page, click on "High School" or "College" for career information. www.adventuresineducation.org

My Road - The College Board's Web-based careers, majors, and college exploration tool. www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/psat/psatextra.html

ASVAB - A good site on Career Planning.This test is offered at high schools in the area in the spring. www.asvabprogram.org

Occupational Outlook Handbook - A web version of the handbook: www.bls.gov/oco/

Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board: www.wtb.wa.gov/Info_Students.asp

 

Scholarship Search

Fastweb - A large free database of over 600,000 scholarships for customized scholarship searches. www.fastweb.com

Washington Education Foundation - This site provides valuable information on college scholarships and mentoring to low-income and high potential students. www.waedfoundation.org

Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Information Page - A great site for general information on financial aid. http://www.finaid.org/

Department of Education - A site which will allow a student to fill out their FAFSA online: www.fafsa.ed.gov