Michiana Cruisers Gold: College Prep Links

Wednesday, September 13
Links to Various College-Related Resources
General College Prep Information Description of Website
http://www.aicad.org Assoc. of Independent Colleges of Art & Design
http://www.anycollege.net College Search Engine
http://www.blackexcel.or Resource for Minority Students
http://www.bls.gov/oco U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook
http://www.careerkey.org Take a Career Test/Career Search
http://www.chci.org/chciyouth Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
http://www.collegesavings.org State Sponsored College Savings Plans
http://www.contentbank.org Resources for low-income communities
http://www.ctclonline.com Colleges That Change Lives 
http://www.doe.state.in.us/htmls/higher.html Official Website of the Indiana Department of Education – find links to all Indiana Colleges/Universities
http://www.ed.gov/index.jhtml U.S. Department of Education
http://www.ed.gov/students/prep/college/thinkcollege Think College - Learn for a Lifetime
http://www.gocollege.com College Searches and other useful info
http://www.hacu.net Hispanic Assoc. of  Colleges & Universities
http://www.hbcumentor.org Historic Black Colleges & Universities of America
http://www.learnmoreindiana.org Indiana’s PreK to College Connection
http://www.mapping-your-future.org Steps to planning your future beginning in 8th grade
http://www.military.com/education Education Benefits for Military Service including  ROTC info
http://www.nacacnet.org/MemberPortal/ForStudents/CollegePrep/ Calendar for preparing for college freshman - senior year
http://www.ncaa.org Online Resource for National Collegiate Athletic Assoc.
http://www.petersons.com Comprehensive college preparation guide
http://www.students.gov Student Gateway to the U.S. Government
http://www.usnews.com/usnews/edu/eduhome.htm College rankings, fina id, college step-by-step guide
http://www.ncaa.org/library/general/cbsa/ Guide for the College Bound Athlete
Standardized Testing  
http://www.act.org ACT College Entrance Exam
http://www.act.org/plan/index.html Prep for ACT Exam for 10th graders 
http://www.collegeboard.com PSAT, SAT registration, Check test Scores, College Prep
http://www.gocollege.com SAT & ACT Preparation Tests
http://www.number2.com FREE SAT and ACT practice tutorials and tests
Scholarship & Financial Aid Opportunities  
http://www.adventuresineducation.org Plannig & Paying for College
http://www.cfsjc.org/grantopp/scholarships.html Community Foundation of St. Joseph County – Scholarships for St. Joseph County Students
http://www.collegesavings.org College Savings Plans Network
http://www.collegeanswer.org Planning & Paying  for  College
http://www.educationquest.org Plannig & Paying for College
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov Application for student financial aid
 http://www.fastaid.com Free Scholarship Search 
http://www.fastweb.com/ Find Scholarship Opportunities
http://www.finaid.org Comprehensive financial aid site
http://www.financialaidtips.org General tips on how to apply for financial aid for beginners
http://www.gocollege.com Planning & Paying for College
http://www.hispanicfund.org Hispanic College Fund
http://www..hsf.net Hispanic Scholarship Funds
http://www.nationalmerit.org National Merit Scholarships
http://profileonline.collegeboard.com CSS/Profile Online Application
http://www.salliemae.com Student Loan Information
http://www.scholarshipfoundation.org/index1024.html College scholarships awarded by local organizations to St. Joseph County high school seniors
http://www/scholarshiphelp.org General tips on applying for scholarships for beginners
http://www.uncf.org United Negro College Fund 

http://www.petersons.com/     Another good website


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