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Important Links

Important Links

College Information Searches:

Are you interested in applying to private colleges? Almost 300 private colleges use this common application:  www.commonapp.org

www.campustours.com - Take virtual campus tours through this site, which also connects you to home pages of public and private colleges and universities.

Princeton Review - Princeton Review, multipurpose site.  Go to "Counselor O'matic"

www.xap.com - Multipurpose site to plan, explore, apply

www.petersons.com - Multipurpose Site

www.californiacolleges.edu/ - Guide to all colleges in California

www.gocollege.com - Go College: General college information and college search, application and information

www.collegeview.comMultipurpose Site

www.mycollegeguide.org

www.collegenet.com

www.makingitcount.com - Multi-purpose college search, applying, questions to ask college representatives.

www.fihe.org - This independent higher education network links you to 630 private colleges and universities in the United States.

www.aiccu.edu - Guide for California Independent Colleges and Universities.

US News - Multipurpose site for financial aid, search for colleges, choosing a college, scholarship search, career interests, etc. 

www.myroad.com - The most popular personal information, major search and college search site.  There is a membership fee involved.



Applications and Information:

www.csumentor.edu - This is your internet connection to the entire California State University system.

www.universityofcalifornia.edu/students/welcome.html - Portal to the UC system.

www.commonapp.org - Source for common application form for independent Colleges.

www.ucop.edu/pathways - Your connection to the University of California




SAT/ACT Information:

www.collegeboard.com: SAT registration online.  Practice real test questions.

www.act.org and www.actstudent.org: Register for the ACT test.




Financial Aid and Scholarship websites:

www.finaid.org or www.fafsa.ed.gov: Financial aid information, PIN, family contribution calculators, 4 free scholarship search programs.

www.collegeboard.com: Financial aid information, family contribution calculators (EFC) "Fund Finder"

www.salliemae.com: Excellent information about education loans, financial aid information.

www.fastweb.com: A free scholarship search program and much more.




Career Search:

www.mymajor.com - Look up information on possible majors.

www.careermosaic.com - Career Mosaic allows you to use the J.O.B. database to search among thousands of available jobs.

www.careercrusing.com 

www.sss.gov - This site will answer questions regarding registering for the draft; direct draft registration; open for age 17 and up.