Coach White's Senior Resources

Links for scholarships and more!

Use these links to help you get started

Scholarships

Fastweb

http://www.fastweb.com

A scholarship search engine that is specifically tailored to a student's interests and experience.

American Association of School Administrators
http://www.aasa.org/content.aspx?id=5618

Cancer Survivors
http://www.cancersurvivorsfund.org/

Disability Scholarships
http://www.collegescholarships.org/disabilities.htm

U.S. Dept. of Education
http://ed.gov

Federal Employee Education & Assistance
http://www.feea.org

U.S. Government Grants
http://www.fedmoney.org/

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
http://www.hsf.net/

Susan G. Komen College Scholarship
http://ww5.komen.org/uploadedFiles/Content_Binaries/KOMEN_Instructions.pdf

Military Dependents Scholarships

Veterans assist

http://www.veteransadvisor.com/2013/02/04/top-military-veterans-and-dependents-scholarships-in-2013/

Sallie Mae Scholarship Search
http://go.salliemae.com/scholarship/

American Indian College Fund
http://www.collegefund.org/scholarships/schol_mainstream.html

Scholarship Hunter
http://www.scholarshiphunter.com/

Student Scholarship Search
http://www.studentscholarshipsearch.com/

School Soup Scholarship Search
http://www.schoolsoup.com

United Negro College Fund
http://www.uncf.org

International Scholarship Search
http://www.internationalscholarships.com

International Students at U.S. Colleges
http://www.internationalstudent.com/schools_awarding_aid/

Merit Aid
http://www.meritaid.com

College Net
http://www.collegenet.com/elect/app/app

Scholarship Search
http://Scholarships4Students.com

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
http://www.apiasf.org/

Minorities

200 Scholarships for minority students

http://www.blackexcel.org/200-Scholarships.html

Academic Common Market

Study in a specialized field at an out-of-state college, while paying in-state tuition rates.

http://www.sreb.org/page/1304/academic_common_market.html

Military dependent registry
https://www.nrd.gov/education_and_training/scholarships_and_other_financial_assistance/scholarships_and_grants_for_spouses_and_dependents

Military children scholarships
http://www.militaryscholar.org/

Scholarships.com

One of the Best sites for results.

http://www.scholarships.com/

Students in Foster Care
http://www.fc2success.org/our-programs/information-for-students/

Financial Aid

FAFSA

Official Government Site for Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/

Scams

Avert the pitfalls!

www.finaid.org/scholarships/scams.phtml

Undocumented Students

NACAC gives great resources for those students without citizenship.

http://www.nacacnet.org/research/PublicationsResources/bulletin/2013Bulletin/02-13-2013/Pages/UndocumentedStudents.aspx

Federal Loans
http://www2.ed.gov/offices/OSFAP/DirectLoan/index.html

FAFSA tips
http://federalstudentaid.ed.gov

Clep a Course
http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/clep/about.html

Student Loans
http://www.salliemae.com/

Government Programs
http://www2.ed.gov/students/landing.jhtml

SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid
http://www.finaid.org

Student Aid
http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/index.jsp

College Search Information

Alabama Colleges & Universities
http://www.ache.alabama.gov/Colleges&Universities/Directory.htm

College Admission 101

The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) shares important information.

http://www.nacacnet.org/studentinfo/articles/Pages/Admission101.aspx

Alabama Course Transfers (STARS)

This site informs students/parents regarding courses taken at any state college or university in Alabama that will transfer between the colleges.

http://stars.troy.edu

College Admission BOOK

This is a GREAT resource. All you ever want to know about college admission is in this book and on this website. A wonderful informative resource for students and parents trying to navigate the college admission and financial aid process! These authors can save you an enormous amount of time and stress.

http://collegeadmissionbook.com/

First Generation College Student

This site is a great resource for any student being first in their family to attend college.

www.imfirst.org

College Lists of all kinds

See what a Professional Association (NACAC) of college advisors have created for public use. A wealth of information, lists of all types.

http://collegelistswiki.com/

Colleges requiring SAT subject tests
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1fQD41yn0jKU5oxFuMktWRvrYoe3r0s7ur0RiRLrQ4vg/edit?pli=1

Academic Common Market
http://www.sreb.org/page/1304/academic_common_market.html

Brain Track College Guide
http://www.braintrack.com/us-colleges

ACT and CollegeNET
http://www.c3apply.org/

Virtual Campus Tours
http://www.campustours.com/

College Atlas
http://www.collegeatlas.org/

College Board
http://www.collegeboard.org/

College Comparison
http://www.whatwilltheylearn.com/

College Essays
http://www.teenink.com/college_guide/college_essays/

College Lists
http://collegelists.pbworks.com/w/page/16119456/College-Lists-Wiki

American Council on Education
http://www.acenet.edu/AM/Template.cfm?Section=CIP1

College Match
http://www.matchcollege.com/

College Net
http://www.collegenet.com/elect/app/app

College QuickStart
http://www.collegeboard.com/quick

College Bound
http://www.gocollege.com/

Careers and Colleges
http://www.careersandcolleges.com/tp2/cnc/login.do

SAT/ACT Optional for Admission
http://www.fairtest.org/university/optional/state

College Finder
http://www.collegeview.com/index.jsp

Virtual College Fairs
http://www.collegeweeklive.com/

The Common Application
http://www.commonapp.org/CommonApp/default.aspx

European Council of International Schools
http://www.ecis.org/

Collegiate Walking Tour Videos
http://www.collegiatechoice.com/

Historically Black Colleges
http://www.american-school-search.com/colleges/hbcu

Ivy League Admissions
http://www.collegeconfidential.com/ivy_league/

Kaplan
http://www.kaplan.com

College Majors
http://www.collegemajors101.com/

Association of American Medical Colleges Facts
http://www.aamc.org/data/facts/

AAMC Curriculum Directory
https://services.aamc.org/currdir/index.cfm

Medical and Dental School Help
http://www.medicalhelpnet.com/content/view/28/46/

Association of American Medical Colleges
http://www.aamc.org/

National Center for Education Statistics
http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/

National Association of College Admission Counseling Newsletter
http://www.nacacnet.org/Pages/default.aspx

Office of Post Secondary Education
http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ope/index.html

Peterson's Guide
http://www.petersons.com/

Princeton Review
http://www.princetonreview.com/

College Bound Network
http://www.collegebound.net/

United Kingdom International Cultural Relations
http://www.britishcouncil.org/new/

Schools in the USA
http://www.schoolsintheusa.com/

Big Future by College Board

This site contains a wealth of information for the college, major, and career search!

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/get-started/know-yourself

Career Search

Johnson O'Connor Aptitude Test

One of the BEST and most accurate instruments to assisting in finding the most appropriate career direction and college major.

http://www.jocrf.org/faqs/index.html

Underrepresented students fly-in

A great resource for minority students.

http://www.collegegreenlight.com/blog/fly-in-programs-for-underrepresented-students/

Mapping Your Future
http://mappingyourfuture.org/

Discover
See your counselor for I.D.
http://www.act.org/discover/

Alabama Career Information

Career and Financial Aid information

http://alcareerinfo.org/start/counselors.html

Keirsey Temperament Sorter
http://www.keirsey.com/

Engineering
http://www.tryengineering.com/

Science Careers
http://www.sciencepioneers.org/

Alabama Career Information Network
http://www.alcareerinfo.org/

Career Forward
http://nroc.careerforward.org/careerforward/

College Athletics

College Sports Scholarships
http://www.collegesportsscholarships.com/

NCAA Clearinghouse Basics
http://professionals.collegeboard.com/guidance/prepare/athletes/clearinghouse

National Collegiate Athletic Association
http://www.ncaa.org/

Head Coach Web Search
http://www.collegecoachesonline.com/

Military Academies

Army
http://www.usma.edu/

Air Force
http://www.usafa.af.mil/

Navy
http://www.usna.edu/homepage.php

Coast Guard
http://www.cga.edu/


ROTC Information

Army
http://www.goarmy.com/rotc.html

Air Force
http://www.afrotc.com/

Navy
https://www.nrotc.navy.mil/

Marine
http://www.marines.com/#default

Military Aid

Military Student Aid
http://www.finaid.org/military/

Military Scholarships
http://www.fisherhouse.org/programs/scholarship-programs/

Military College Aid
http://www.military.com/education/content/money-for-school/military-spouse-and-family-educational-assistance-programs.html

ROTC Information
http://www.todaysmilitary.com/before-serving-in-the-military/rotc-programs?campaign_id=SEM2012:on:google:ROTC-r_o_t_c:exact

Summer Programs

Peterson's Pre-College Summer Programs
http://www.petersons.com/college-search/summer-programs-camps-search.aspx

Venture Scholar Summer Enrichment Programs
http://www.venturescholar.org/portals/enrichment.php

Career Summer Programs and Camps
http://www.careercornerstone.org/pcsumcamps.htm

Summer Enrichment Programs
http://www.enrichmentalley.com/

Summer Opportunities
http://collegelists.pbworks.com/w/page/16119590/Summer%20Programs%20-%20General

Summer Opportunities
http://www.usummer.com/

Questbridge Summer

This is an opportunity for low-income students. If accepted to the Questbridge summer program, a student will gain assistance in applying to highly selective colleges such as Harvard, Stanford, Princeton, and Duke. If the student wins their scholarship and is accepted to one of those colleges, it could mean a fully paid four year scholarship.

http://www.questbridge.org/for-students/cps-summer-programs

National Student Language Immersion
http://www.nsliforyouth.org/

Testing

ACT News You Can Use

Seniors prepare to complete the FAFSA. - Juniors: plan ahead.

http://secure.elabs10.com/functions/message_view.html?mid=2192719&mlid=486&siteid=2010000185&uid=8cc6b57018

College Board
http://www.collegeboard.com/testing/

Educational Testing Service
http://www.ets.org/

No Test Requirement
http://www.fairtest.org/university/optional

Free Test Prep for PSAT
http://www.eprep.com/courses/sat

Questions about ACT/SAT
http://collegeapps.about.com/od/standardizedtests/Standardized_Tests_PSAT_SAT_ACT_and_TOEFL.htm

SAT subject tests
http://sat.collegeboard.org/register/?s_kwcid=TC%7C7002%7Csat%20subject%20tests%7C%7CS%7Ce%7C7081086884

Test Prep-Princeton Review
http://www.princetonreview.com/

Test Prep - Number2
http://www.number2.com/index.cfm

SAT waitlist guidelines

Read policies regarding taking the SAT or SAT subject tests if you missed the regular registration deadline.

http://tinyurl.com/SATwaitlist

PSAT testing

Helpful information regarding PSAT

http://professionals.collegeboard.com/testing/psat/download

ACT
http://actstudent.org

Convert SAT to ACT score

This helpful site allows one to compare admission test scores.

http://convertyourscore.org/

SAT score use at Colleges
http://professionals.collegeboard.com/profdownload/sat-score-use-practices-list.pdf

AP Information

College Board
http://collegeboard.com/student/testing/ap/about.html

College AP Policies
http://collegesearch.collegeboard.com/apcreditpolicy/index.jsp

How to Prepare for College

Planning for College

A great resource for students and parents for the college planning process.

http://www.nacacnet.org/studentinfo/Pages/Default.aspx

National Survey of Student Engagement

NSSE

Find out what students say about colleges.

http://nsse.iub.edu/html/students_parents.cfm

Essay Writing

Personal Statement

A former dean of a major university shares his insight on writing your personal statement....your college admission essay.

http://www.dearadmissions.com/personal-statement-book/

Transfer Colleges

NACAC resource

A professional organization gives support for students choosing to transfer colleges.

http://www.nacacnet.org/research/transfer/Pages/default.aspx