Useful Links

 

TESTING AGENCIES

 WEBSITE

 DESCRIPTION

ACT

 www.act.org

 

 

The College Board

 www.collegeboard.org

 

To register for the SAT Reasoning Test and SAT Subject Tests - required for admissions to most four year colleges and universities

TOEFL   

 www.ets.org/toefl

To register for the TOEFL iBT - required for students who did not complete all four years of high school where English is the main language of instruction

COLLEGE APPLICATION -
RELATED

 WEBSITE

 DESCRIPTION

The Common Application

 www.commonapp.org

To apply for private colleges and universities that use the Common Application for freshmen admissions

University of California

 www.ucop.edu

To research the nine campuses in the University of California system and to apply to the University of California
 

Universal College Application

 www.universalcollegeapp.com

To apply for private colleges and universities that use the Universal College Application for freshmen admissions; as of July 2011, 77 colleges and universities use the UCA, including Duke, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute,  and Washington University in St. Louis

   FINANCIAL AID &
SCHOLARSHIPS

 WEBSITE

 DESCRIPTION

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

 www.fafsa.ed.gov

 

 CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

 www.collegeboard.com/student/pay/scholarships-and-aid/8374.html

 
   www.ed.gov/finaid U.S. Department of Education website contains information on major student aid programs, including Pell Grants and Stafford Loans.
 

 www.finaid.org

 
 

 www.fastweb.com

 
 

 www.scholarships.com

 
  http://www.consumerfinance.gov/payingforcollegeU.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau website provides a cost comparison tool to compare financial aid packages students receive from colleges 

 COLLEGE SEARCH /
VIRTUAL COLLEGE TOURS

 WEBSITE

 DESCRIPTION

eCampustours

 www.ecampustours.com

 Virtual college tours  

 YouVisit

 www.youvisit.com

 Virtual college tours

 Youtube EDU

 www.youtube.com/education?b=400

 

 College Prowler

 www.collegeprowler.com

 

U.S. News and World Report
Best Colleges Ranking

 www.colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges

 

 U.S. News and World Report
Best Graduate Schools Ranking

 http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools  

 The College Board
College Search

 https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/college-search

 
     

  VOLUNTEER &
COMMUNITY SERVICE

 WEBSITE

 DESCRIPTION

 Volunteer Match

 www.volunteermatch.org

 

Idealist

 www.idealist.org

 
     

  PERSONALITY & CAREER TESTING

   

 Career Zone California

 www.cacareerzone.org

 
     
     
 
 
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