College Board Online
Click on “college search” and you’ll be connected with a database of more than 3,500 two- and four-year colleges. Choose from among 800 features to create a profile of your ideal college and, in seconds, get a list of the colleges that fit the bill. The site also includes the entire text of the latest edition of The College Handbook and lets you complete and submit admission applications online.
This site claims to be “the number one portal for applying to college over the Web.” CollegeNET also offers a searchable database of colleges, scholarship opportunities and academic resources. It offers a comprehensive college/university index with some interesting resources for financial aid and scholarships.
By combining a database of 3,300 two- and four-year colleges with multimedia tours, College View gives students and parents a general overview of a college, plus a direct email option for requesting additional information.
Careers and Colleges
Search colleges by state, major and a host of other factors. Take a visual tour of some colleges and ask their experts questions about the college admissions process. This site also lets you estimate your costs, locate scholarships and discover loan information. There’s a “student center,” a “parent corner” and a “sports source” that provides athletic information on the colleges of your choice.
College Search Made Simple
The site helps make solid college matches for you and lets you know your chances of getting accepted.
Mohonasen’s Counseling and Career Center offers free subscriptions to this customized website to help students make informed choices about life after high school. Guidance Direct gives you access to databases dealing with colleges, occupations, financial aid and much, much more. Each student can open a password-protected account by talking to their guidance counselor. (Students will need to get Mohonasen’s access ID and password to access the site for free.)
My College Guide
Get information on colleges via the college search page. Create a profile of yourself to send to colleges. Ask questions of their admissions experts. Get information about paying for college. Read a collection of articles about college and the admissions process.
Peterson’s Education Center
Peterson’s college database is available on this webpage as is a vast amount of other useful educational and career information.
The Princeton Review
Students can search the site by a college’s name, region, state, size and cost. The Princeton Review also offers its own rating of hundreds of colleges, SAT & ACT test-prep courses, a feature that allows students to find a major that suits their personality, and all kinds of advice on applying to colleges, interview tips, admissions “secrets” and much more.