Resources for the College Application Process
Test-score optional colleges
A list of colleges and universities that either do not require, or else de-emphasize, the use of the SAT and ACT in admissions.
Small, Liberal Arts Colleges: finding the best fit for each student
Colleges That Change Lives www.ctcl.org
Colleges that Change Lives (CTCL) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and support of a student-centered college search process. We support the goal of each student finding a college that develops a lifelong love of learning and provides the foundation for a successful and fulfilling life beyond college.
College Search Sites
Colleges and Universities in the Canada and the UK
Financial Aid & Scholarships
- www.iefa.org (specifically for international financial aid)
www.usnews.com/usnews/edu/college/cohome.htm Not to be taken too seriously, but includes many interesting articles.
- SAT Prep
- ACT Prep
- TOEFL Prep
- SBS provides online ACT and SAT test preparation though Method Test Prep
New York Times: http://thechoice.blogs.nytimes.com/ This New York Times blog covers many aspects of the college admissions process ranging from the essay to financial aid. It frequently features experts and insiders, like deans of admissions at well-known colleges or real students blogging about their applications.
Resources for LGBTQ students
Other Useful Information
- www.edupass.org (for International Students)