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GREAT RESOURCES FOR COLLEGE BOUND STUDENTS

Most Popular Links

Local Scholarship Opportunities

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

Students.gov - student gateway to the US Government

US Dept. of Education - search for student aid resources by state

Cappex - College Search Made Simple

Scholarship Booklet - 

PLEASE NOTE **This resource is vast, so additional research may be needed to determine qualifications.   
  • The scholarships and grants deadline dates are dated, so you may need to call or email them to be assured of the deadline dates.
  • Most of these scholarships are available to American citizens and some scholarships may be open to international students.  The resource is vast so additional research may be needed to determine qualifications.   

Personality and Career Assessment

Bureau of Labor and Statistics Career Guide - link your favorite subject in school to a possible career

The Princeton Review Career Test

Online Education Links

DeVry University – technical programs available

Jones University – specializes in business and computer courses

Kaplan University – includes financial aid info

University of Phoenix Online – includes links to all campus locations

Online Masters Degree Guide -- http://www.onlinemastersdegree.com/

College Rankings

College Rankings - 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

American Assoc. of Community Colleges

Military Careers

http://www.todaysmilitary.com/ - Military (general)

http://www.army.mil/ - Army

http://www.navy.mil/ - Navy

http://www.uscg.mil/USCG.shtm - Coast Guard

http://www.marines.com/ - Marines

http://www.af.mil/ - Air Force

What are my Chances at This School?

http://www.go4college.com/

www.collegedata.com/cs/promo/promo_calcodds_tmpl.jhtml

www.princetonreview.com/college/research/articles/find/MatchReachSafety.asp

Testing Calendars

The SAT Calendar

The ACT Calendar

About the Different Tests

ACT test - used for college admissions, an alternative to the SAT

Advanced Placement (AP) tests - information about AP testing

www.collegeboard.com/prof/counselors/apply/12.html - Sat Subject Test Requirements at different schools

PSAT – Preliminary SAT

SAT - used for college admissions

Test Prep Resources

http://www.testprep.com/ - by Stanford Testing Systems

http://www.act.org/ - online registration and prep for ACT

http://www.vocabulary.com/ - fun ways to improve your vocabulary

Scholarship Search

http://www.scholarship.com/ - finding scholarships

http://www.fastweb.com/ - Financial Aid and Scholarship Search

http://www.collegeboard.com/ - College, Career, Scholarship Search

Financial Aid Calculators

www.finaid.org/calculators/ - financial aid calculator

www.act.org/fane/index.html - calculator on the ACT website

Financial Aid Links

http://www.studentaid.ed.gov/ - Federal Student Aid Site or call 1-800-433-3243 (TTY 800-730-8913 for hearing impaired)

http://www.finaid.org/ - Student aid resource site

http://www.students.gov/ - student gateway to the US Government

http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ - online FAFSA application

For Minority, Low-Income, First Generation Students

www.finaid.org/otheraid/minority.phtml - minority aid site

www.smart.net/~pope/hbcu/hbculist.htm - historically black colleges

http://www.educacionsuperior.org/

http://www.yesican.gov/ - White House initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans

http://www.yosipuedo.gov/ - Spanish version of same site as above

http://www.chciyouth.org/ - English and Spanish information on planning - free publications

http://www.hispanicfund.org/ - Hispanic resource for college aid

http://www.uncf.org/ - United Negro College Fund

http://www.ubp.com/ - universal black pages

collegefund.org - American Indian fund

http://www.aimd.org/ - American Institute for Managing Diversity

lite.researchresearch.com/ - Minority Scholarships and Fellowships

www.ed.gov/offices/OBEMLA - Department of Education/Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs

http://www.hsf.net/ - Hispanic scholarships

http://www.hacu.net/ - Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

http://www.jbhe.com/ - Journal of Blacks in Higher Education

qemnetwork.qem.org - Quality Education for Minorities

www.nativeculture.com/lisamitten/education.html - Tribal Colleges, Native Studies Programs, and Indian Education

Students With Disabilities

http://www.ahead.org/ - Association of Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)

http://www.add.org/ - Attention Deficit Disorder Association

http://www.chadd.org/ - Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders

http://www.ldanatl.org/ - Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)

http://www.ldresources.com/ - Learning Disability Resources

http://www.ncld.org/ - National Center for Learning Disabilities

http://www.fcsn.org/ - Federation for Children with Special Needs

http://www.ldonline.org/ - Learning Disabilities Online

http://www.literacytrust.org.uk/ - National Literacy Trust

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200 WILLIAMS AVENUE
WINSTED, CT 06098
T: 860-379-8521

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