College Admissions page from About.com: link to articles on a variety of related topics
College Planning Tools for Students from The College Board, the organization that coordinates the SAT and the Advanced Placement (AP) program
Did you know that we have practice tests available through the Learning Express online database? Just select College Preparation from the options on the left side of the Learning Express home page.
Selecting a College and/or Program of Study
Career Counseling and Job Center from Education-Portal.com: Videos and articles related to career exploration, job hunting, and postgraduate options
Public College and University Reviews from Education-Portal.com
School Reviews from Education-Portal.com: This page includes reviews for specific private schools as well as reviews of majors/career paths like Animal Technician programs, Dental Technician programs, and more
Top Colleges and Universities By State: Statistics and information about the largest universities in each state.
Colorado Universities: The four largest universities in the state are CU Boulder; CSU; Metropolitan State College of Denver; and CU Denver.
Vocational School reviews from Education-Portal.com
Financial Aid and Scholarships
Academic awards from Education-Portal.com: scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students in ten different fields of study. Deadline is April 1, 2011.
College Financing Calculators from The College Board, the organization that coordinates the SAT and the Advanced Placement (AP) program
FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid): The FAFSA is required for all federal student aid (including loans, grants, and work study). Consider this an essential starting point for your college financing efforts!
Paying for College: related articles from About.com
Scholarship and Financial Aid search tools from The College Board, the organization that coordinates the SAT and the Advanced Placement (AP) program
Student Aid on the Web: "Your source for free information from the U.S. Department of Education on preparing for and funding education beyond high school."
Search for scholarships on the Student Aid on the Web site by keyword
Education-Portal.com has a wealth of information about online degrees. They've also meticulously reviewed and compiled the best free OpenCourseWare from America’s top universities including Yale, MIT, and Cal Berkeley on a variety of topics from best free math courses to best free literature courses. Their complete selection of free online courses can be seen here to help you learn what subject matters are really like before enrolling.
Other Helpful Links
Here are a few more links that don't necessarily fit into one of the categories above, but we still wanted to share them with you.
Education-Portal.com home page: original articles and videos for researching schools, degree programs, careers, and online courses - we've included links to specific topics and resources above but the home page is a great place to start too.
Students Abroad: info from the Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. Dept. of State
Young Entrepreneurs: info from the U.S. Small Business Administration