College Resources

SAT scores are a critical component of college readiness.  Students who prepare for this specialized exam, typically outperform those who do not.  While SAT Prep Classes help, they are not an option for everyone.  The following is a list of free, online SAT preparation resources: Free SAT Resources (2)

Here is a link to an article in a 2015 edition of USA Today recommending scholarship websites: http://usat.ly/1tI5XU3 As you look around for scholarship opportunities remember, no legitimate scholarship  application will require payment or for you to give your financial information. Also, stay away from pop-up sights that claim you have already won. Check with your counselor if you are unsure!The following is another article “Four Things to Consider Before Applying for a Scholarship” which you may find helpful: http://usat.ly/22uWFt2.

A-2-Z Colleges: www.a2zcolleges.com
Excellent resource for students, with hundreds of valuable links to colleges and universities (listed by major and type of school), test information, online tools, admissions info, and much more.

Academy SAT Prep: Academy SAT Prep SAT preparation helps the student work through the College Board math problems

Amazon: Amazon sells CollegeBoard SAT preparation books – Please note that prices do vary, but the SAT Prep Black Book: The Most Effective SAT Strategies Ever Published is a great resource to access

College Board: College Board SAT Practice Offers a full practice test with REAL questions

College Recruiting: www.collegerecruiting.com
College Recruiting brings the colleges based on academic, personal, extracurricular and financial needs and abilities to the high school students who are looking.

College Sports Scholarships: www.athleticscholarships.net/
The College Sports Scholarships web site is an athletic scholarship recruiting service that can help you apply for college athletic scholarships. Their service covers all NCAA and NAIA sports.

Course Advisor: www4.courseadvisor.com/
A great online resource with a wealth of information on higher education, professional training programs, and career opportunities. This website is great for vocational students, where you can explore degrees, programs, and schools for fields such as medical, technology, culinary, and much more.

CyberU: www.cyberu.com
Personal learning and small business training.

Financial Aid: www.Money4College123
Helps families find, apply, and pay for college by creating a custom timetable detailing every step, a family must take in planing for college education.

I Need a Pencil: I Need a Pencil  I need a pencil is an SAT resource

Knewton: KnewtonGMAT Knewton SAT challenge videos

Merit Education: www.meriteducation.com
A free education portal that provides a very comprehensive and current directory of 4-year universities and colleges, 2-year community colleges, vocational schools, technical schools as well as an array of online career education resources.

Merit Money: www.meritmoney.com
Searchable database of 1100 colleges and universities that offer academic scholarships.

My Road: www.myroad.com
College planning and career planning site with much helpful information.

Number 2 Pencil: Number 2 pencil is a free website run by Harvard Graduate students to provide free preparation

Schools in the USA: www.schoolsintheusa.com/ 
A free career and college prep resource which allows students to explore career paths and find the right college.

The App Store: SAT Question of the Day and  Ultimate SAT Prep

Wired Scholar: www.wiredscholar.com
Search for scholarships, guidance for minority students, and apply for loans.

Colleges & Universities

Center for Digital Imaging Arts at Boston University: cdiabu.com
Bristol Community College: www.bristol.mass.edu
Johnson & Wales University: www.jwu.edu
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth: www.umassd.edu

 

 

 

 

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