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College Internet Resources

Students should also visit the Naviance website for additional on line links and resources.

Accredited PA Online College Resources

US Department of  Education College Navigator – A free resource that provides all national data and allows students to compare several schools side by side, looking at cost, graduation rates, etc.  This site also provides campus safety and security reports.  http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/

Big Future College Board –Here’s a step-by-step road map to college. Get advice on what to do when and track your progress. https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/college-search

Fastweb provides students with a free scholarship database and college search service. www.fastweb.com

College Board Online– This site provides information about the SAT tests and allows you to register for the test online with a credit card.  The site also serves as the portal to a wealth of other useful toos, including an excellent college search engine and information about financial aid.   Students need to establish an account with a username and password to access all available services at http://www.collegeboard.com .

Occupational Outlook Handbook – A classic reference about occupationsfrom A to Z. Compiled by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. http://www.bls.gov/oco/

SAT Testing Central  http://www.testdatescentral.com/sat-test-dates.html  Know your official exam date and get test prep help so you’ll be prepared for your upcoming SAT.

MyRoad is a personalized exploration tool for exploring colleges, majors and careers.  Students can utilize the MyPlan program to record, track, and manage personal information such as courses taken, jobs held, and activities participated in.  Students can also take a personality assessment and track their interests and goals.  Students whot took the PSAT can use this program free of charge. To set up personal accounts students should go to  http://www.myroad.com , and use the personal code provided to them on their PSATscore reports.

College View– This site has profiles of over 3,500 colleges and universities with virtual tours of over 200 schools.  It also offers career-planning tool.  http://www.collegeview.com

Kaplan Online– This site provides information on standardized test preparation courses with links to over 300 colleges and universities and related services. http://www.kaplan.com

Peterson’s Education Center– Valuable resources on schools K-12 through graduate study.  Good college search engine http://www.petersons.com

Online COMMON APPLICATION– Online application form for all colleges and universities that accept the COMMON APPLICATION.  http://www.commonapp.org