General College Search:

The College Board

The College Navigator U.S. Dept. of Education

Colleges that Change Lives

National Center for Student Engagement


A Pocket Guide to Choosing a College

Princeton Review

Test Preparation:

ACT test dates

ACT registration

SAT test dates

SAT registration

Test Optional Colleges

Financial Aid Planning:


FAFSA -Free Application for Federal Student Aid

FAFSA Forecaster

Fast Web

Federal Student Aid

The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid


NCAA Eligibility Center

NCAA Guide for the College Bound Student-Athlete

General College Guide Books:

Baron’s Profiles of American Colleges: Baron’s Educational Series

The Best 366 Colleges: The Princeton Review

The College Handbook, 2010: The College Board

The College Board Book of Majors: The College Board

The Complete Book of Colleges, 2010 Edition (College Admissions Guides) (Paperback): Princeton Review

Cool Colleges for the Hyper-Intelligent, Self-Directed, Late Blooming, and Just Plain Different, Donald Asher

Fiske Guide to Colleges 2010: Edward B. Fiske

The Insider’s Guide to the Colleges 2010: Yale Daily News Staff

Books of Interest:

The College Admissions Mystique, 1998, Bill Mayher

Colleges That Change Lives , 2007, Loren Pope

The Gatekeepers, 2003, Jacques Steinberg

Harvard Schmarvard: Getting Beyond the Ivy League to the College That is Best for You, 2003, Jay Matthews

The Price of Privilege, 2006, Madeline Levine