Helpful Links for Finding and Preparing for College
College Search Databases
Here's your chance to match your goals with a college's strength. To
choose the right college for you, link your computer here. You'll find info on
race, gender, sports, region, college size, and even information for disabled
Peterson's Education Center
Here you can find a comprehensive college database that can be searched
alphabetically, by geographic region, or by religious affiliation. Also, you can
find valuable information on summer programs offered at colleges thoughout the
This site provides a searchable database of vocational and trade schools, colleges
and universities, grants, scholarships, and advice.
America's 100 Most Wired Colleges
This is a list of the best colleges when it comes to academics and technical accessibility. They have been ranked from 1 to
100. If you're looking for a college that is technically advanced, then this
is the place to find it.
Online applications, a college search, and a scholarship search, all in one place.
This site also has a college and scholarship search, but also has a thorough collection of
College Board Online
Here is a site from the people who created the Advanced Placement tests and SAT.
It is both student and parent-friendly. You can find advice on how to pay and
prepare for college, you can order resource materials that may give you an edge in
test-taking or selecting just the right college for you.
National Association for College Admission Counseling
This is a great webpage. It has a lot of information which could be useful to you. There is information for parents and
students, dates for college fairs, professional development, education and technology, and a great deal more.
This site helps students apply to colleges online, using their personal computer.
It also offers software that allows you to apply to multiple colleges by entering
your application information only once.
Rated the best web site in education by Yahoo, Excite, PC Magazine, Lycos and many
others. It offers a complete set of tools for everyone involved in the transition
to higher education. Allows you to explore careers, explore colleges, apply, and
find financial aid.
The Princeton Review
Hosts a college search, admissions advice and educational planning tools, such as career assessment tests. Reports current school rankings as well.
Career Searches and Information
Allows you to look at the career services available at many different colleges
across the country. It links you to that particular college's Career Services
Mapping Your Future
On this site you can find information to help you plan your career, select a
school, and pay for your education. This site is sponsored by a group of
agencies who participate in the Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP) and
are committed to providing information about higher education and career
Here you will find information on standardized tests, financial aid,
and college admissions. You can find test-preparation aids like vocabulary
building flash cards that you can use free of charge. Even better is the online SAT
prep course that lets participants chat with Kaplan instructors using Internet
Relay Chat. Those looking for career tips will find a mock interview
Test Taking - SAT and ACT
This site offers a virtual store where you can buy books and software to study for
the SAT test, and an online magazine by and for high school students.
This is the home of the SAT. You may read about the SAT I and SAT II subject tests,
find registration deadlines and test dates, and register online.
Home of the ACT Assessment admissions test. You may register online for the ACTs
Finacial Aid and Scholarships
GWHS Scholarship Page
Visit our very own page about scholarships. This has a list of helpful scholarship
websites. They are rated according to how easy they are to use and how much
information they give.
Fast Web is the world's largest scholarship search. Simply
fill out a personalized profile and get the scholarships
available to you.