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College Search

  • U.S. News & World Reports College Rankings
    • This site will help you choose a college based upon U.S. News & World Report's ranking system. U.S. News & World Report provides rankings by best colleges and by state. Also includes rankings for community colleges and "best values".
  • College Board
    • This site focuses on helping students to prepare for a successful transition to college through programs and services in college readiness and college success — including the SAT and the Advanced Placement Program. 

Testing

  • Testing and Education Reference Center
    • Use this database to search thousands of college and graduate school entries. Identify scholarships that meet financial needs. Take on-line practice tests and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals.
  • SAT Prep
    • This site helps students to prepare for the SAT with practice tests, understand the scoring of the test, and provides a link for registration.
  • AP Students
    • This site provides information on AP classes, AP exams, and understanding AP scores. It has tips for taking the exams and practice questions.
  • ACT Prep
    • The ACT website provides valuable information about the ACT Assessment, including sample questions and test-taking strategies. Students can also register online for the ACT.
Financial Aid
  • FAFSA Information
    • This site provides information on receiving federal student aid. It provides information about filing a FAFSA and deadlines for completion.
  • Federal Student Aid
    • This site has information on federal student aid concerning how to apply for it, how to manage loans, and information on qualifying students. It also has information on preparing for college and the types of aid that are available to students.
Occupations
  • Engineering: Go For It
    • This site focuses on engineering and how to become an engineer based on your interests in civil, mining, industrial, architectural engineering.
  • ONet Online
    • The O*NET database includes information on skills, abilities, knowledges, work activities, and interests associated with occupations. This information can be used to facilitate career exploration, vocational counseling, and a variety of human resources functions, such as developing job orders and position descriptions and aligning training with current workplace needs.
  • Occupational Outlook
    • This site provides statistical information on different occupations such as salary, type of education needed and growth rate of jobs. It can provide a guideline for students interested in a specific field.
  • MyFuture
    • This site has information for high schoolers about getting a job, managing money, and careers with the military.