Great Resources for College-bound Students
NOTE: The Pendleton County Board of Education does not endorse nor is it responsible
for the content of any of these Web sites.
This page is offered as a resource only. Use it wisely!

Most Popular Links
The Princeton Review - All sorts of college information
College Board - The SAT test plus all sorts of testing and college preparation information
ACT - The ACT test and other resources
Federal Student Aid Site - Federal Student Aid Site for students, parents and counselors
FinAid - Student aid resource site
Student Gateway to the US Government
US Dept. of Education - Search for student aid resources by state
Scholarship Scams - Avoid scholarship scams — don't pay!
Personality and Career Assessment
Bureau of Labor and Statistics Career Guide - Link your favorite subject in school to a possible career
Life Colors Questionnaire - What kind of person are you?
The Princeton Review Career Test
The Vocational Information Center
Reading Lists for Students
College Board - 101 Great books for the college bound readers
Young Adult Library Services
- Outstanding books for the college bound
Search for Colleges
National Center for Education - Links and searches to colleges and universities
Online Education and College Degrees - Online education and degree program information
Peterson's - Find colleges by degree programs of interest
Online Education Links
AIU Online - Career-relevant degrees
Capella University - Degree programs listed by professional focus
College Foundation of West Virginia - Free source for college and career planning
Kaplan University - Includes financial aid info
University of Phoenix - Includes links to all campus locations
Westwood College - Technical program available
College Rankings
Top 100 National Universities - US News & World Report
College and University Rankings - A list of different ranking sites
Two-year College Resources
Community College Review - Profiles of community and junior colleges
Axia College - Online education offering associate degrees
League for Innovation in Community Colleges - International consortium of community colleges
American Assoc. of Community Colleges
Military Careers
Military - general
Air Force

Coast Guard


Virtual Tours

Virtual Campus Tours
Another Virtual Campus Tours Site
Collection of Online View Books
Non-promotional Videos of Colleges
What are my Chances at This School?
Go for College
College Data
Princeton Review
Testing Calendars
The SAT Calendar
The ACT Calendar
Health and Safety for Students
Centers for Disease Control - Learn what you can do to enjoy college the safe and healthy way!
Gyms and Fitness Clubs - Gym and health club directory, stay fit and healthy
Healthy Minds - Great mental health resource
Affordable Health Insurance - Student health insurance quotes and plans

About the Different Tests
ACT test - Used for college admissions, an alternative to the SAT
Advanced Placement (AP) tests - Information about AP testing
Sat Subject Test Requirements at different schools
College Level Examination Program (CLEP) - About the CLEP program
ISEE - Independent School Entrance Exam - Often used for entrance into private high schools
PLAN test - Generally administered fall of Sophomore year
PSAT - Preliminary SAT
Test Prep Resources
Eureka One-on-one Review, LLC
Fun ways to improve your vocabulary
Online registration and prep for ACT

Stanford Testing Systems
Scholarship Search
College, Career, Scholarship Search
Financial Aid and Scholarship Search
Financial Aid for Hispanic Students
Finding scholarships
SallieMay site for financial aid
Scholarship search
Tools for planning to pay for college
Financial Aid Calculators
Calculator on the ACT Web site
Financial aid calculator
Financial Aid Links
Federal Student Aid Site or call 1-800-433-3243 (TTY 800-730-8913 for hearing impaired)
Online FAFSA application
Student aid resource site

Student gateway to the US Government
For Minority, Low-Income, First Generation Students
Minority Aid Site
Historically Black Colleges
Information Planner - in Spanish
White House initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans
Spanish Version of site above
English and Spanish Information on Planning - free publications
Hispanic Resource for College Aid
United Negro College Fund
Universal Black Pages
American Indian Fund
American Institute for Managing Diversity
American Indian Higher Education Consortium
Minority Scholarships and Fellowships
Department of Education/Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs
The Black Collegian
Black Excel: The College Help Network
Jewish resource for colleges
Gates Millennium Scholars Fund
Hispanic scholarships
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Quality Education for Minorities
Tribal Colleges, Native Studies Programs, and Indian Education
Students With Disabilities
Association of Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)
Attention Deficit Disorder Association
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders
Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
Learning Disability Resources
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Federation for Children with Special Needs
Learning Disabilities Online
National Adult Literacy & Learning Disabilities Center