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The Art of Choosing a College

After High School Presentation

 

About College- Helpful Websites

  • www.collegeboard.com- here is where you sign up for the SAT
  • www.act.org- go here to sign up for the ACT
  • www.imfirst.org- a resource for students who are the first in their family to go to college
  • www.whitehouse.gov/issues/education/higher-education/college-score-ca -You can use the College Scorecard to find out more about a college's affordability and value so you can make more informed decisions about which college to attend
  • www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/california/an organization dedicated to providing free higher education tools for current and future college students and their families, they have recently published research on all the not-for-profit universities and colleges in California that offer online college programs
  • www.thesimpledollar.com/affordable-online-collegesThis guide identifies the 10 best universities for online bachelor’s and master’s degrees in the country on a strict value-for-money basis. We only include reputable colleges that rank highly in nationwide surveys of academic quality and student satisfaction. Among our top 10 schools, students can find a broad selection of degree subjects including fields such as business, education, nursing, and engineering, among many others. All the schools are fully accredited and award the very same degree to both online and on-campus students.
  • www.admitsee.com- students can see profiles of students admitted to certain campuses as well as read their essays, etc.  We can use the site for free this year as a pilot, contact Ms Shenk-Tiffany for special code to use it.
  • www.spiabroad.com- study abroad programs for high school students
  • www.collegeweeklive.com- allows you the opprtunity to attend virtual "college fairs" and also chat online with colleges/universities
  • www.examfocus.com- free SAT, ACT practice tests
  • http://www.testpreppractice.net/psat/- free PSAT practice tests
  • GoogleMaps- Save time (and gas!) by traveling virtually to your dream school with @googlemaps goo.gl/z9T6Xf
  • www.college2in2.com- weekly videos that highlight two tips about a certain college topic in 2 minutes