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College Planning Links

ACT Home  
  ACT is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides more than a hundred assessment, research, information and program management services in the broad areas of education and workforce development.
Affordable Colleges Online  
  Affordable Colleges Online is a comprehensive, no-cost guidebook for students to understand the financial aid process and opportunities. The guides cover both campus and online programs. 
American Universities  
  Information on selected American Universities granting bachelor or advanced degrees--sponsored by the University of Florida.
Campus Tours  
  CampusTours is the worldwide leader in virtual college tours and academic multimedia, working with hundreds of colleges and universities since 1997. CampusTours was founded to provide an intuitive gateway to official university multimedia, and currently more than two million people visit the site annually to experience college presentations.
CAS--Course Applicability System  
  Miami University of Ohio developed the Course Applicability System (CAS), which provides prospective students and their advisors direct access to information about course equivalencies, programs, courses and degree audits in a web environment. CAS is an information access tool and serves as a gateway to participating institutions
College Board  
  The College Board is a not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity. Among its best-known programs are the SAT
College Net  
  CollegeNET, Inc. is a Portland, Oregon-based, privately held company focused on providing technologies that save institutions money and improve educational access and affordability.
College PowerPrep  
  Software (available for purchase) and online resources for SAT, ACT and vocabulary improvement.
College Prep 101  
  Designed to provide the information needed while embarking on major changes regarding deciding on and attending a college. Information to help students prepare for college, select a college, ease the transition to college &manage the life changes that occur during college.
College View  
  College information searches, including a special Christian college search.
Concordia University System / Lutheran Church Missouri Synod  
  The colleges, universities, and seminaries of The Lutheran Church
Education Online Portal  
  Free college and career education portal, about careers and the schools offering various fields of choice-- includes a collection of more than 400 career articles and education articles to guide searches, including career descriptions, financial aid tips, advice for adult learners, info on standardized college tests & more. Also included is a directory of colleges which allows completion of a simple online form to request detailed school and financial aid information.
Education Planner  
  AES serves millions of students and thousands of schools servicing, grant and financial aid processing systems.
  Recognized as a leading provider of web-based admissions systems to post-secondary institutions.
FAFSA on the Web - Federal Student Aid  
  Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, ensures that all eligible individuals can benefit from federally funded or federally guaranteed financial assistance for education beyond high school.
  Sign-in page for FAFSA.
Fastweb Scholarships  
  FastWeb, the Internet's leading free scholarship search service, helps students make the decisions that shape their lives: choosing a college, paying for college, and finding jobs and internships. Recommended by more than 16,000 high schools and 3,600 colleges, FastWeb is one of the most trusted online college resources.
  Established in the fall of 1994 as a public service, FinAid is an award-winning site that has grown into the most comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice and tools -- on or off the web-- FinAid is free for all users and there is no charge to link to the site.
  100+ programs to learn, practice and prepare for tests on a variety of subjects in elementary, middle and high school--includes ACT, SAT, GED, firefighter, nursing & and many more.
My Student Edge  
  A good site for college searches and test prep. See guidance department for our school access code.
NRCSA Home Page (Foreign Schools)  
  National Registration Center for Study Abroad -- since 1968, NRCSA teams have been evaluating programs around the world - selecting those best able to meet the needs for students wishing to study abroad.
  Internet-based delivery system for accurate, comprehensive, current, and relevant occupational, post-secondary school and financial aid information-- contains the latest national, Ohio and local labor market data and projections.
Ohio Private Colleges  
  Sponsored by the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio (AICUO), this site provides information relating to 52 independent colleges & universities in OH.
  Search tools for some of the best colleges and universities, articles, and resources that provide help in finding the right school, contacting admissions officials instantly, excelling on tests & paying for college.
Schools in the USA  
  Resource for finding college, university & career planning information. View school profiles on undergraduate degrees in business, computer science, engineering and technology, visual and performing arts, sciences and teacher education programs. Search for associate degrees, bachelors, diplomas and courses by location and subject. Request for information directly from the college. View campus tours.
  Claims to have the world's largest scholarship database--offers students both private and school sponsored awards along with government grant and loan programs. In addition to scholarships; college information, online degree programs and career school information are offered-- currently building a student loan center, a career personality test center along with detailed career information and an online college bookstore. is a member of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA).
Transitioning to College: Helping You to Succeed  
  Contains modules that follow Jason and Emily through their first year of college as they are "mentored" by Brian. Contains tips for success and information regarding the differences between academic and school libraries. Learning modules include: Welcome to Academic Libraries; Talking to Databases; Tips for Research Success; Finding Help When You Need It & College: What to Expect. This site was developed at Kent State University with input from Ohio academic and high school librarians--jointly funded by the Institute for Library and Information Literacy Education (ILILE) and a Library Services Technology Act (LSTA) grant.
U.S. Department of Education  
  Created in 1980 by combining offices from several federal agencies, ED's mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.
U.S. Department of Education FEDAID  
  Mission is to ensure that all eligible individuals benefit from federal financial assistance
U.S. Universities by States  
  Compiled by the University of TX in Austin.

Jessica Moses

Class of 2005

Sometimes it’s just by being around people who practice Christian teachings and are willing to lend a hand that help you grow the most...


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