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HELPFUL WEB SITES


These website resources are not affiliated with Fulton County Schools. The Fulton County School System does not endorse these agencies, or any of the products and /or services that may be associated with them. These resources are provided solely for educational and demonstrative purposes.


College Searches

Most colleges have their own web sites. Many of the web sites below will link you to them. The sites end in “.edu”, i.e., www.nyu.edu

www.gcic.peachnet.edu

GA Career Information Center; ID: johnscreek Password: gcis7315

www.gacollege411.org

Free site helping students plan, apply, and pay for college

www.usg.edu/ga-easy

Eases the process of selecting & applying to GA colleges/universities

www.dtae.org

Dept. of Technical & Adult Education - info on GA Technical Colleges

www.checkout.georgiacolleges.org

Georgia Foundation for Independent College

www.academicinfo.com

Links for searching colleges around the world, college planning & financial aid

http://adventuresineducation.org/

Adventures in Education - info. on high school, college, financial aid

www.allaboutcollege.com

College directory, college chat, study abroad, test prep, financial aid

www.anycollege.net

College search by major, state, type of school, sports

www.collegeboard.com

SAT online registration, planning for, getting into, and paying for college

www.college.us.com

College information

www.collegeview.com

Hobsons College View–online college search service; financial aid; career ctr

www.college411.org

Colleges and careers, financial aid, info. for minorities, info. for parents

www.collegeexpress.com

College, scholarship and loan searches

www.collegelink.com

College search, the application process, scholarship, info. for parents

www.collegenet.com

College and financial aid search; college applications online

www.collegeispossible.org

Preparing and paying for college

www.collegeconfidential.com

College Search and selection, admissions, counseling

www.collegeapps.about.com

Links to US colleges and universities by name or location

www.collegesource.org/

College catalogs and college searches

www.collegeanduniversity.net

Free college search based on your input

www.get-recruited.com

Reverse college finder and links to college information

www.gocollege.com

College, financial aid, test preparation (SAT & ACT practice and tips)

www.petersons.com

College search, test preparation, and financial aid

www.princetonreview.com/

College searching, testing, financial aid, and online applications

www.ivysuccess.com

Ivy League college searches and information

www.supercollege.com/

Searching for colleges and scholarships

www.universityquest.com/

UniversityQuest

www.universities.com

worldwide college links (US, International) & Distance Learning programs

www.collegesofdistinction.com

Profiling America’s Best Bets in Higher Education

http://www.makingcollegecount.com/


Making College Count

www.nextstepmagazine.com/

College profiles, majors, viewbooks, applications

www.usnews.com

Searching for colleges & financial aid (Premium Online Edition)

www.nacac.com

National Association for College Admission Counseling

www.nces.ed.gov/ipeds/cool

National Ctr for Education Statistics – direct links to U.S colleges & uni.

www.ed.gov/offices/OPE

U.S. Department of Education - Office of Postsecondary Education

Applications

www.commonapp.org

The Common Application: application form of 230 selective colleges & uni.

www.princetonreview.com/

700 plus online applications

www.collegelink.com

Applications online for over 1,000 colleges, search & scholarships

www.collegenet.com

Over 1500 customized online applications

www.collegeviewbooks.com/

Request college applications and viewbooks

www.xap.com/

Applications online for 500 colleges

www.gseis.ucla.edu/mm/cc/info/app/html

Advice for completing college applications & colleges' decision-making

Campus Tours and College Fairs

www.campustours.com

Virtual campus tours, campus maps, web cams, photos, videos, movies

www.collegiatechoice.com

Walking tour videos

www.niep.com/

College tours, counseling and tutoring

www.OnlineCollegeFair.com

Chat University–college screening; chat live with admission reps, stud. & faculty

www.college-visits.com/schedule.htm

Scheduled regional college tours

Majors




www.mymajors.com

My Majors – Find a college or university major

http://www.degreesearch.com/

Degree Search

www.gmu.edu/departments/advising/majors.html

Exploring majors and related career information

http://www.bschool.com/

Business Colleges

http://www.allengineeringschools.com/

Engineering Colleges

http://www.engineering-colleges.info/

Engineering info

http://www3.dist214.k12.il.us/guidance/MEDSCH%7E1.HTM

Schools offering combined BA-MD Programs

African-American




www.HBCUmentor.org

Historically Black Colleges & Universities – college planning, fin. aid, career

www.blackcollegian.com

College planning resources for African Americans & links

www.blackexcel.org/

College planning resources for African Americans & links

http://www.smart.net/~pope/hbcu/hbculist.htm

Historically Black Colleges and universities

www.collegeview.com/college/niche/hbcu

Hobson’s Guide to Historically Black Colleges & Universities

Art



http://www.aicad.org

Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design

Athlete/Sports




www.ncaa.org

NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Assn) – rules and eligibility

www.nacda.ocsn.com

National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics

www.njcaa.org

National Junior College Athletic Association

www.campuschamps.com

Reference tool for student athletes; preparing for college

http://actrs8.act.org/ahs/

List of approved core courses by high school (48H)

http://www.region5aaa.com/

Region website for 5-AAA

Catholic




www.catholiccollegesonline.org/

National Catholic College Admission Association

Christian




http://www.christiancollegementor.com/

Christian College Mentor

Greek




http://greekpages.com/index2.cfm

Fraternity and sorority website

Hispanic




www.hispaniconline.com/edu&/index.html

Advice for college admission, testing, scholarships & freshman survival

www.connectforkids.org

Spanish Resources on Stud. Achievement & Educational Opportunities

http://spanish.edtrust.org

Educational information in Spanish

International/Study Abroad




http://edupass.com/

International students going to college in the US

http://www.ies-ed.com/

International colleges

http://www.britishcouncil.org/usa

Study in the U.K.

http://www.campusstarter.com

Canada Colleges

http://internationaled.about.com/mbody.htm

Study abroad and study in the US

http://www.studyabroad.com/

Studying Abroad

www.internationalstudent.com/

Resources for international students and study abroad

Jesuit




http://www.ajcunet.edu/

Jesuit colleges and universities

Jewish




www.hillel.org/

Jewish campus life and resources

LD




http://www.ldonline.org

College planning for students with learning disabilities

Women




wedirectyou.com/womennmr/colleges.htm

Directory of women's colleges

Financial Aid/Scholarships




www.gsfc.org

Georgia Student Finance Commission-HOPE Scholarship, loans, grants

www.fastweb.com

Fast Web – scholarship and college searches; financial aid tools

www.scholarships.com

Free scholarship search, financial aid resources, education loans

www.fastaid.com

Fast Aid – Free scholarship search

www.finaid.org

Finaid! – Scholarships, loans, savings, military aid

www.fafsa.ed.gov

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) – online application

www.ed.gov/studentaid

Federal Student Aid – Funding your education, loans, FAFSA online

www.srnexpress.com

SRN (Scholarship Resource Network) Express– free scholarship search

www.freescholarship.com

Free Scholarship – scholarship search, financial aid

www.scholarshipcoach.com

Scholarship Coach – scholarship search help

www.brokescholar.com/

Helps students and parents with financial aid & college scholarships

www.freschinfo.com

Fresch! – Free Scholarship search

www.nssfns.com/

National Scholarship Service

www.wiredscholar.com

Planning, applying, deciding, and financing college

www.scholarships101.com

Scholarship and financial aid information

www.collegescholarships.com

Scholarship, financial aid, and loan information

www.college-scholarships.com

Free scholarship information and financial aid searches

www.collegefunds.net/free-scholarships.htm

Free Scholarship and financial aid information

TESTING COMPANIES/ORGANIZATIONS

www.act.org

ACT - online registration, college, career and financial aid searches

http://www.admissiontests.org

Admissions Tests

www.collegeboard.org

PSAT, SAT, & AP info.; online registration; PROFILE application

www.princetonreview.com

Tips on raising your test scores, school exploration, financial aid

www.kaplan.com

Kaplan, Inc. - test preparation (PSAT, SAT, ACT, TOEFL and more)

www.ets.org

Educational Testing Service-online tests & test prep software for sale

www.studyworks.com

Study Works – SAT Prep information, study aides, and classes

www.gedtest.org

GED Testing Service

www.fairtest.org

Colleges by state that do not require college entrance tests

www.number2.com

Free SAT, ACT, and GRE prep; Vocab builder; financial aid resource

www.freesat1prep.com/

Test prep site for SAT I – free

www.thewritingspecialists.com/

Writing tests for SAT II, UC's Subject A and GRE; personal critiques

www.highschoolhub.org/hub/hub.cfm

SAT vocabulary and daily questions; high school study guides

www.doe.k12.ga.us/curriculum/testing/ghsgt.asp

Georgia High School Graduation Tests (GHSGT)

www.doe.k12.ga.us/curriculum/testing/eoct.asp

End of Course Tests (EOCT)

http://info.georgiacrct.org.

Georgia CRCT Online Informational Website

www.testprepreview.com

Online GHSGT practice tests for no charge

www.USATestprep.com

Online science and social studies graduation test review for the GHSGT

http://www.collegeboard.com/ap/creditpolicy

AP Policies at colleges and universities

CAREER INFORMATION




www.bls.gov

Bureau of Labor Statistics - Occupational Outlook Handbook

www.mapping-your-future.org

Financial strategies, career options, and college planning

www.CareersandColleges.com

Colleges, careers, scholarships, fin. aid, loans, test prep, essays, athletics

www.myfuture.com/career/interest.html

Career Toolbox - a career interest quiz

www.careerkey.org/english

The Career Key

http://www.collegeview.com/careers/

Career page of College View

http://msn.careerbuilder.com

Career Builder

http://www.careerexplorer.net/aptitude_test.asp

Career Searches and Assessments

www.adventuresineducation.org/planning/

Planning a Career

www.keirsey.com/cgi-bin/keirsey/newkts.cgi

Kiersey Temperment Sorter

www.DoWhatYouAre.com

Myers-Briggs

http://www.asvabprogram.com

ASVAB

US Military




www.cga.edu

US Coast Guard Academy at New London, CT

www.nadn.navy.mil

US Naval Academy at Annapolis, MD

www.usafa.af.mil

US Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, CO

www.usma.edu

US Military Academy at West Point, NY

www.usmma

US Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, NY

www.sss.gov

On-line registration for United States Selective Service

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES




www.nfcchelp.org/contactus.htm

North Fulton Community Charities

www.handsonatlanta.org/

Hands on Atlanta

www.volunteermatch.org

VolunteerMatch - match your interests to volunteer opportunities online

www.servenet.org/

ServeNet - resource center for service and volunteering

http://www.americorps.org/

Americorps

ESSAYS




www.essayedge.com

Essay Edge – tips on writing college essays, Admissions Essay 101

http://www.accepted.com/college/

Do's and Don'ts and sample essays

http://world.std.com/~edit/ouch.htm

Worst Essays

STUDYING




www2.fultonschools.org/dept/medsvcs/hotline.htm

Fulton County Homework Hotline

www.how-to-study.com

How to Study – improving study skills







MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION




www.ed.gov/

U.S. Department of Education

www.doe.k12.ga

Georgia Department of Education

www.fulton.k12.ga.us/

Fulton County School System

www.westlakehs.com

Westlake High School

www.usg.edu/

Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia

www.ideapractices.org/

IDEAPractices – special education information

http://world.altavista.com/

Translation website - translate English into numerous languages

http://www.gaboysstate.com/

Boys State Program at the American Legion Post 201 in Alpharetta, GA

http://www.seamester.com/

Semester at Sea

http://www.takingtimeoff.com/

Taking Time Off

http://www.crc4mse.org/ILS/self_test.html

Learning Styles

http://www.advisorteam.com/temperament_sorter/

Personality Test

http://www.personalitytype.com

Personality Type

http://typelogic.com/


Personality Types MB

http://www.personality.com

Personality.com


GEORGIA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM

www.abac.peachnet.edu Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College www.agnesscott.edu Agnes Scott College

www.asurams.edu Albany State University www.albanytech.org Albany Tech. College

www.aiuniv.edu American Intercontinental University www.apptec.edu Appalachian Tech

www.armstrong.edu Armstrong Atlantic State www.aati.edu Athens Technical College

www.aca.edu Atlanta College of Art University www.aia.artinstitute.edu Art Institute of Atlanta

www.atlm.edu Atlanta Metropolitan College www.aug.edu Augusta State Uni.

www.berry.edu Berry College www.brenau.edu Brenau University

www.clayton.edu Clayton College and State University www.cau.edu Clark Atlanta Uni.

www.cgcc.peachnet.edu Coastal Georgia Community College www.colstate.edu Columbus State Uni.

www.daltonstate.edu Dalton State College www.darton.edu Darton College

www.atl.devry.edu DeVry University www.ega.peachnet.edu East Georgia College

www.embryriddle.edu Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University www.emory.edu Emory University

www.floydnet.edu Floyd College www.fvsu.edu Fort Valley State Uni.

www.gcsu.edu Georgia College and State University www.gc.peachnet.edu Gainesville College

www.gatech.edu Georgia Institute of Technology www.gmc.cc.ga.us Georgia Military C.

www.gpc.peachnet.edu Georgia Perimeter College www.gasou.edu Georgia Southern Uni.

www.gsw.edu Georgia Southwestern State University www.gsu.edu Georgia State Uni.

www.gdn.peachnet.edu Gordon College www.gwinnett-tech.org Gwinnett Tech

www.kennesaw.edu Kennesaw State University www.laniertech.org Lanier Tech

www.life.edu Life University www.maconstate.edu Macon State College

www.mcg.edu Medical College of Georgia www.mercer.edu Mercer University

www.mgc.peachnet.edu Middle Georgia College www.morehouse.edu Morehouse College

www.ngcsu.edu North Georgia College and State Uni. www.morrisbrown.edu Morris Brown College

www.emory.edu/OXFORD Oxford College of Emory University www.reinhardt.edu Reinhardt College

www.scad.edu Savannah College of Art and Design www.savstate.edu Savannah State Uni.

www.shorter.edu Shorter College www.sga.edu South Georgia College

www.spsu.edu Southern Polytechnic State Uni. www.southcollege.edu South University

www.westga.edu State University of West Georgia www.spelman.edu Spelman College

www.toccoafalls.edu Toccoa Falls College www.truett.edu Truett-McConnell C.

www.uga.edu University of Georgia www.valdosta.edu Valdosta State Uni.

www.valdosta.tec.ga.us Valdosta Technical College www.waycross.edu Waycross College

www.wesleyancollege.edu Wesleyan College www.yhc.edu Young Harris College

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