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This site provides virtual college tours, most with clickable maps that take you to more info.for each area of the campus. The tours are often illustrated with colorful photos or even live video. Extras include "Web-Dormers," in which students broadcast their dorm rooms in real time (in case you're wondering what living on campus is really like!), a financial aid section, and a message board.
If you have a state, region, or program of study in mind for college, this site could be a great starting point for researching different options and narrowing down possible schools selections. Provided by the National Center for Education Statistics, the site will also direct you to colleges and universities according to the level of award you are seeking, be it a Bachelor's or Associate's degree.
This page provides comprehensive information for the college bound on testing, affording, choosing a college, and investigating majors. Students can either search for particular colleges or degrees by location or they can use the "Get Matched to Schools" feature for personalized information. The option to speak to an actual person (without charge) is also offered, and the 1-800 number is not difficult to find.
You can apply to colleges online (though the schools do still require an application fee) or sign-up for a free service in which interested schools can recruit you based on your online profile. The "Matchmaker" feature offers lists of colleges that might be right for you based on your preferences in terms of location, cost, available majors, student body, campus activities, and more. The site covers undergraduate, graduate, business, technical, and international programs. Plus, you'll find plenty of advice on everything from preparing for the SATs to surviving your roomate!
A very complete online guide to choosing and paying for a college. Sections include tips on finding a summer job, financial aid information that is based on need and/or merit (grades, etc.), feature articles on getting in to the college of your choice, links to various colleges and much more.
Provides links to information on two year colleges. Although you cannot search for a particular school by name, the site is arranged by state and is easy to navigate. The site is illustrated with attractive color photographs of each campus. It includes online course schedules, information about programs, courses & faculty, registration and admission information, and much more.
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Date this page was last updated: 08/13/13