There is a wealth of online resources available to assist students with all aspects of college preparation. Listed below are links to web sites and web pages providing information in the following areas:
- ACT, PSAT and SAT Preparation
- Career Exploration and Planning
- Colleges and Universities
- Financial Aid Resources
- Study Skills
- Other Helpful Links
ACT Assessment - Information about ACT registration, test preparation, and scoring. Also provides test-taking tips.
College Board Online - Provides links to register online for the SAT, view and send SAT scores, and find all the information you need - including exam dates and fees for the SAT I, SAT II, Subject Tests, PSAT/NMSQT, AP, and CLEP.
Career Magazine - Career and job information.
Career Info Net - Occupational and economic information on careers.
Occupational Outlook Handbook - A nationally-recognized source of career information that describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, training and education needed, earnings and expected job prospects in a wide range of jobs.
Peterson's Guide - Search for career-oriented education programs, take a career assessment, design your resume, and much more.
U.S. News & World Report - Sign up for a free Career newsletter, take a career self-assessment, and learn about eight of the nation's most secure career tracks.
101 Top College, University and Scholarship Web Pages - Comprehensive postsecondary education website.
Black Colleges and Universities - listing of historically black colleges and universities by state.
College Bound Athletes - Information from the NCAA on academic eligibility, course-code requirements, and graduation rates of athletics programs of all divisions of competition.
CollegeNet - A college database searchable by enrollment, geographical area, type, range of tuition costs, with links to financial aid information.
College Opportunities Online - Access to information on over 9,000 U.S. colleges, universities and trade schools.
College Rankings - Comparisons of colleges across the country.
CollegeSource - College search site with complete catalogues for over 9,300 colleges.
College View - Comparative college website that includes a guide for college-bound Hispanic seniors as well as information about diversity on campus and historically black colleges and universities.
HBCU - Central.com - Links to historically black colleges and universities, calendar, chat, and more.
HBCUnetwork.com - Features historically black college and university information, activities, and events for students and administrators
New York State Office of Higher Education - Information for parents, students and school counselors about post-secondary institutions, programs leading to degrees, college applications, financial aid, career planning, services for students with disabilities, and more.
Peterson's Guide - Information about colleges and universities, career schools, graduate programs, distance learning, executive training, private secondary schools, summer opportunities, study abroad, financial aid, test preparation, and career exploration.
State University of New York (SUNY) Colleges - New York State Department of Education web page with links to SUNY college and university web sites.
Students.gov - A comprehensive web site coordinated by the U.S. Department of Education and other federal agencies with access to information about financial aid, career development, education planning, consumer protection, etc.
U.S. Colleges and Universities - Search for four-year colleges by state.
U.S. Community Colleges - Search for community colleges by state.
U.S. Department of Education - College information site.
U.S. News and World Report - Rankings and web sites of 400 colleges and universities.
CollegeBoard - Scholarship search and financial planning resource.
CollegeNet - Database with over 600,000 awards.
FastAid - Largest and oldest private sector scholarship database.
FastWeb - Offers a free scholarship search listing over 400,000 scholarships, as well as a free college search.
Federal Student Aid - (FAFSA on the Web) Information about how to apply for federal student aid from the United States Department of Education.
Federal Scholarships & Aid Gateways - Most comprehensive free online resource on all U.S. federal government student financial aid programs, with information on over 130 government loans and grants related to education.
FinAid - Information about loans and scholarships.
FinancialAidSuperSite.com - Provides information on the various ways to complete your FAFSA form.
Mapping Your Future - Student site for financial aid and scholarships.
Marist College Student Financial Services - Link to Marist's Office of Student Financial Services.
National Scholarships at all Levels. Scholarship search according to interest.
New York State Financial Aid - Information on sources for financial aid, loans and tax information related to college.
Peterson's Guide - Comparative college guide and scholarship search.
Scholarship Resource Network Express - Contains a database of over 8,000 programs with over 150,000 awards for undergraduate and postgraduate students, and also includes student loan forgiveness programs for college graduates.
U.S. Department of Education Student Guide to Financial Aid - Student Aid on the Web
Common Errors in English - Washington State University's online version of Common Errors in English by Paul Brians.
Discover School is a great homework help site that has links to over 700 educational sites on the Internet.
FamilyEducation.com - homework help, school safety strategies, home schooling hints
Homework Hotline - Study guides, homework tips, homework helper and more.
Homework Planet - Study tools & student resources
Information Please - Offers useful and interesting facts on a wide range of topics. Also includes a dictionary and encyclopedia.
National Geographic - Activities online, homework help, family travel and fun & games.
New York State Library Resources - A wealth of information, including Internet bibliographies.
Peace Corps - Worldwise Schools
Refdesk.com - "The single best source for facts."
Regents Exams - Previous New York State Regents exams and answers on the web.
U.S. Department of Education - Information for students about learning resources and preparing for the future.