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Colleges and Universities

College Admissions

http://collegeapps.about.com/education/collegeapps/cs/ collegelistings/


Check out the complete listing of links to college and university information. Get information on scholarships, admissions exams and procedures, women's colleges, studies abroad, and more. Exceptionally complete site.

College Board



Students planning to apply to college and teachers who want to help them do well on the SAT should visit this site to learn more about the test, take practice tests, find out about upcoming dates and locations, and register for the test.



With 53,574 program listings as of March 2002, this site claims it is "The most comprehensive online source of graduate school information." Click on the Search function, select a program category, and see a list of not only U.S. programs, but international programs, too. One major drawback is that after you find the program that interests you, the site offers only an email option—not a direct link.

Kaplan Online


As far as testing goes, this site holds the top online spot for information and service. Good site if you are in admissions counseling, student services, advising, or if you're trying to find some good information on graduate school testing for yourself. You can shop for and order test preparation books and software from this site.

Mapping Your Future



Having trouble narrowing down your choice of potential colleges? Mapping Your Future might be able to help, with its 10 Steps to Selecting a College. You can also receive counseling on financial aid packages and what you can afford here. Great place for parents and students to start planning for the college years.



Peterson's site features the capability to search specific programs and also offers links to the Access Group, as well as test preparation tips. The online store contains hundreds of Peterson's titles.

Petersons.com: The College Channel



A resource of online course offerings from colleges and universities nationwide. Find out what courses and degrees are available online, or search by institution. Then request scholarship information online, too. Educators can find out more about distance learning, how to develop an online curriculum, and how to market such offerings to students.

Princeton Review Rankings



This complete ranking of colleges provides feedback on various colleges' overall educational program. You enter the college name and receive a ranking report.

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