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College Resources

 

     
ACT   act.org
     
(SAT) College Board Develops & Administers standardized tests, i.e. SAT, SAT Subject tests, PSAT/NMSQT, AP and CLAP, and Spring Board collegeboard.com
     
Campus Tours   campustours.com
     
Common Application An undergraduate college admission application with 731-member college and universities around the world. commonapp.org
     
CSS/PROFILE The College Board’s online application that collects information used by colleges to award financial aid. profileonline.collegeboard.com
     
FAFSA Free Application for Federal Financial Aid is a form prepared annually by college students to determine eligibility for financial aid. fafsa.ed.gov
     
FastWeb   fastWeb.com
                   
     
Federal Student Aid An office of the U.S. Department of Education, and is the largest provider of student financial aid in the United States. studentaid.ed.gov
     
The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid A free comprehensive resource for objective and unbiased student financial aid information. finaid.org
     
IELTS International English Language Testing System –

International standardized test o English proficiency for non-native English language speakers, accepted by Australian, British, Canadian colleges

ielts.org
     
Kaplan’s Test Prep   kaptest.com
     
NCAA National Collegiate Athletic Association ncaa.com
     
NICHE College Ranking and Review Service colleges.niche.com
     
Peterson’s Services include test preparation and career exploration tools, and scholarship search www.petersons.com
     
The Princeton Review   princetonreview.com
     
PSAT   collegeboard.com/student/testing/psat/about.html
     
PTE Pearson Test of English Academic – English language test for non-native English speakers  
     
TOEFL Test of English as a Foreign Language – Internet-based standardized test to measure the English language ability of non-native speakers, primarily used by the U.S., Canada, France & Germany ets.org/toefl
     
Universal College Application Newer, less popular, but comparable to the Common Application universalcollegeapp.com
     
U.S. News U.S. National University Rankings service

 

https://www.usnews.com/best-colleges/rankings/national-universities

 

U.S. News National Liberal Arts College Ranking https://www.usnews.com/best-colleges/rankings/national-liberal-arts-colleges

 

 

 

 

How-To-Books and General College Guide Books

 

*The College Admissions Mystique Insightful and original, offers suggestions on how to conduct a college search proceed efficiently through the admissions process Bill Mayher
     
Playing the Selective College Admissions Game Richard Moll  
     
The Insider’s Guide to the Colleges The Yale Daily News  
     
*The Fiske Guide to Colleges Authoritative source of over 300 four-year colleges, with quotes by real students, plus detailed and candid stories. Edward B. Fiske
     
The Fiske Guide to Getting into the Right College    
     
*The Hidden Ivies:  63 of America’s Top Liberal Arts Colleges    
     
Barron’s Profiles of American Colleges A leading directory among high school guidance counselors Barron’s Educational Series
     
College Admissions Data Sourcebook Essentially a book of lists to see where students get in and fit in Wintergreen Orchard House
     
The College Handbook The only guide that contains objective information on every accredited college in the United States The College Board
     
The K&W Guide to Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilities 350 colleges with programs or services for students with ADHD or Learning Disabilities The Princeton Review
     

 

Test Prep Services

 

Kaplan Test Prep kaplan.com
     
The Princeton Review Test Prep princetonreview.com
     
Test Master Test Prep testmasters.net
     
Khan Academy Free subject content khanacademy.org
     
ExamKrackers Comprehensive MCAT & LSAT Tesp Preparation  
     
     
     
     

 

 

Pre-College Competitions

 

Regeneron (formerly Intel) Science Talent Search Considered by many the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors

 

https://student.societyforscience.org/regeneron-sts

 

     
Google Science Fair   https://www.googlesciencefair.com/en/competition/events

 

     
Siemens Competition One of the nation’s premier science research competitions for high school students

 

https://siemenscompetition.discoveryeducation.com/

 

     
U.S. Physics Team (Olympiad) A competition for high school students to represent the United States at the International Physics Olympiad Competition. 

 

https://www.aapt.org/physicsteam/2017/

 

     
USA Mathematical Olympiad The American Mathematics Competitions are a series of examinations and curriculum materials that build problem-solving skills and mathematical knowledge in middle and high school students

 

https://www.maa.org/math-competitions

 

     
Congressional Art Competition The Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the nation and in each congressional district. 

 

https://www.house.gov/content/educate/art_competition/