College Search


Students and Parents:
The following links provide you access to important information relating to finding the right college or university for you, paying for it, completing applications, writing essays, enrolling as a student athlete, etc, etc, etc. There is a wealth of information here. Happy searching.

GOTOCOLLEGE:
Even freshmen think ahead and plan for college. Check out this great link:
www.alaska.edu/gotocollege

FINANCIAL AID TIPS:
Write scholarship essays that will captivate the attention of the award committee.
www.financialaidtips.org/writing_scholarshipessay.htm

COMMON APPLICATION:
www.commonapp.org/
This site offers a common application which is the recommended form of 414 selective, independent secondary educational institutions. Students who complete the application save time when it is submitted to multiple institutions.

REALIZING EDUCATIONAL AND CAREER HOPES:
R.E.A.C.H. University of Iowa’s certificate program for students with multiple learning and cognitive difficulties. Visit the website at
www.education.uiowa.edu/reach

LISTING OF AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES:
This site is an alphabetical listing of American colleges and universities with links directly to the school’s web site.
www.clas.ufl.edu/CLAS/american-universities.html

MY MAJORS:
For students who need help picking a major. Includes links to college departments and professional web sites.
www.mymajors.com/

STUDENT GATEWAY:
This site provides links and information about student opportunities for careers, military service, and financial aid in the federal government. Other topics: voter registration, loan repayment, internships, community service opportunities, diversity programs and fellowships.
www.students.gov/

ATHLETICS:
The NCAA (National College Athletics Association) eligibility center site includes rules and eligibility for NCAA. Explore the site for scholarship info, records and statistics of college-level sports, information on recruiting, and links to schools by conference, division, and NCAA region.
www.eligibilitycenter.org/

NATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE:
The National Student Exchange is an association of nearly 200 colleges and universities that have joined to provide exchange opportunities for their students. Students from one NSE member campus can apply for exchange to another NSE member campus for up to one year.
www.nse.org/

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION:
This site, Thinking College Early, is a great resource for information on getting ready for college early.
www.ed.gov/thinkcollege/early/

FAST WEB:
An excellent web site for finding scholarships.
www.fastweb.com/

IN ADDITION:
Information from some guidebooks on college options can be access online at the following sites:

Another site that can help you in deciding on colleges is
www.usnews.com/usnews/edu/college/corank.htm

These sites can help you identify colleges that match your interests and preferences.