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Guidance News: College Information Online

posted Sep 29, 2014, 2:38 PM by TC Administrator
If your teenager's future includes college and you're wondering where to start, try the Internet.  Web sites can walk you and your teen through many parts of the planning process --- from choosing a school to applying for financial aid and taking standardized tests.  Start by exploring the sites below.  

There are also some scholarships on file in the guidance office.  Stop by and check them out.

Web Sites

The Colleges Database: College Planning Resource -

Accredited Schools Online: Accredited College Search Tool -

Accredited Schools Online: College Accreditation Guidebook -

FREE SAT Prep Program--online that includes a catalog of over 100 strategic study guides, an interactive vocabulary builder with over 5000 common SAT words, practice quizzes with explanations, and simulated practice tests. -

Scholarship Web Site -

Scholarship and Grant Web Sites - Search Google for Iowa Scholarships -

Scholarship and Grant Web Site

Scholarship and Grant Web Site

Scholarship and Grant Web Site

Free Scholarship Search -

Iowa Grants Guide -

Scholarship Searches -

Scholarship Searches -

Easy to Understand--Scholarship Help in preparing the application, scholarship essay, letters of recommendation, the interview, and much more -  
Good Site for information on colleges - 

Scholarship Search -

FAFSA Free Application for Student Aid -

Financial Aid

Preparing for and selecting a college

Scholarship Searching

Misc. federal service information -

Scholarship Search -

Common Application -

ACT Information -

College Planning on the Web -

Misc. Information

Scholarship Search/Financial Aid -

Visit the student's college choice www.mycollege??????.edu

Scholarship Money for College

Financial Aid

Iowa College Student Aid Commission & Iowa Student Aid Programs

Adventures in Education - Financial Aid info./Selecting a School--Planning a Career 

The Center for All Collegiate Information - Links to College Web Sites - 

CollegeEdge - Covers college applications and financial aid.  Plus, offers planning checklists 

U.S. Dept. of Ed.:  Student Financial Assist. - Explains govt. financial aid programs - 

Info. about colleges, scholarship, and career earnings -

Web address for scholarships at the University of Iowa 

Chat live with admission representatives, students, and faculty -

If there are any questions, or you need more information concerning the counseling department, please feel free to call anytime at 485-2257 and ask for Tami Harman, 9-12 Guidance Counselor.