College & Career Planning and Other Useful Websites

SAT/ACT Testing:
http://www.collegeboard.com 
http://www.act.org

Test Preparation:
http://www.collegeboard.com 
http://www.GAcollege411.org

Financial Aid and Scholarships:
http://www.collegeboard.com 
http://www.GAcollege411.org 
http://www.fastweb.com
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov

For help in completing the FAFSA, call Rebecca Hammond, 706-492-2883.

Career Exploration:
http://www.GAcollege411.org
http://www.gcic.peachnet.edu/

Online College Navigator & Comparison Tool:
http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/online-colleges/

College Search:
www.GAcollege411.org
www.fastweb.com
www.eCampusTours.com

Colleges and Technical Schools: (for a comprehensive and comparative
list, seeGAcollege411.org)

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College: http://www.abac.edu 
Appalachian Technical College: 
http://www.appalachiantech.edu
Brenau University: 
http://www.brenau.edu
Dalton State College: 
http://www.daltonstate.edu 
Devry University: 
http://www.devry.edu 
Gainesville State College: 
http://www.gsc.edu
Kennesaw State University: 
http://www.kennesaw.edu 
Lanier Technical College: 
http://www.laniertech.edu
North Georgia College & State University: 
http://www.ngcsu.edu
North Georgia Technical College: 
http://www.northgatech.edu/ 
Piedmont College: 
http://www.piedmont.edu
Reinhardt College: 
http://www.reinhardt.edu 
Toccoa Falls College: 
http://www.tfc.edu
Truett McConnell College: 
http://www.truett.edu
Young Harris College: 
http://www.yhc.edu

Job Search:
Department of Labor: 
http://www.dol.state.ga.us 
CareerOneStop: 
http://www.CareerOneStop.org


MORE GREAT RESOURCES FOR COLLEGE BOUND STUDENTS

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
Students.gov - student gateway to the US Government
US Dept. of Education - search for student aid resources by state

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
The Vocational Information Center

Reading Lists for Students
College Board - 101 great books for the college bound readers

Search for Colleges
National Center for Education - links and searches to colleges and universities
Online Education – general degree and program information
Peterson’s – find colleges by degree programs of interest

Online Education Links
DeVry University – technical programs available
Jones University – specializes in business and computer courses
AIU Online – includes financial aid info
University of Phoenix – links and searches to all campuses by state

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
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

Virtual Tours
http://www.ecampustours.com/ - virtual campus tours 
http://www.campustours.com/
http://www.collegiatechoice.com/ - non promotional videos of colleges

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

Health and Safety for Students
Centers for Disease Control - learn what you can do to enjoy college the safe and healthy way!
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
www.collegeboard.com/prof/counselors/apply/12.html - 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
http://www.act.org/ - online registration and prep for ACT
http://www.eurekareview.com/ - Eureka One on One Review, LLC
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
http://www.tuitions.com/ - scholarship search
http://www.wiredscholar.com/ - SallieMay site for financial aid
http://www.collegepayway.com/ - tools for planning to pay for college
http://www.collegescholarships.org/financial-aid/
http://migrant.net/migrant/scholarships/index.htm
https://pgsf.org/application-information-instructions/
http://societyofwomenengineers.swe.org/index.php/swe-scholarships
http://www.entelec.org/entelec/about/waynevblackscholarship
https://vfwauxiliary.org/scholarships/young-american-creative-patriotic-art-contest/
http://www.noaa.gov/office-education/hollings-scholarship
http://www.rankinfoundation.org/students/eligibility/
http://diabetesscholars.org/college-scholarship/
http://www.cksf.org/index.cfm?Page=Scholarships

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.fafsa.ed.gov/ - online FAFSA application

Scholarship Opportunities
www.finaid.org/otheraid/minority.phtml - minority aid site
http://www.educacionsuperior.org/
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
collegefund.org - American Indian fund
http://www.aimd.org/ - American Institute for Managing Diversity
http://www.aihec.org/ - American Indian Higher Education Consortium
www.ed.gov/offices/OBEMLA- Department of Education/Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs
http://www.black-collegian.com/ - the Black Collegian
http://www.blackexcel.org/ - Black Excel: The College Help Network
http://www.hillel.org/ - Jewish resource for colleges
http://www.gmsp.org/ - Gates Millennium Scholars Fund
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