Collegeboundandready
Guiding your student beyond the application.
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Useful resources

These resources could come in handy. 

 
 
 

Check out Kristen's blog for great advice & insights! 

Find college prep information regarding college lists, financial aid, standardized tests, college visits, and much more...

 

Best colleges

Includes very thorough information and tips for the New SAT and ACT, along with additional resources for college selection, planning and success once in college.


College Navigator 

From the National Center for Education Statistics.


College Scorecard 

Released by Obama administration Feb 2013.


College Data

Provides great information about what colleges are looking for in applicants, along with financial aid generosity.


Big Future

by The College Board provides tools to research colleges.


National Survey of Student Engagement

The annual survey provides an estimate of how undergraduates spend their time and what they gain from attending college.


College Openings for Seniors and Colleges With Late Deadlines

The National Association for College Admissions Counseling's list of colleges accepting late applications. 


Gap Year Programs

Information on experiential semester or year-long programs, typically taken between high school and college in order to deepen practical, professional, and personal awareness.


sat.collegeboard.org

The organization offering the AP Program, SAT, SAT Subject and PSAT Tests, along with resources and services in college readiness and college success.


www.actstudent.org

The organization offering the ACT college admissions test, along the PreACT and ACT Aspire tests. 


COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

Read Kristen's tips for applying for college scholarships in this LearnVest article.