Parents of high school students should visit the College Board website.

Each year, the College Board serves 7 million students and their parents, 23,000 high schools, and 3,800 colleges through major programs and services in college admissions, guidance, assessment, financial aid, enrollment, and teaching and learning. Among its best-known programs are the SAT®, the PSAT/NMSQT®, and the Advanced Placement Program® (AP®).

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Standardized Tests for College Admission

Finding the Right College or University for You

College Applications

  • The College Board - Information on Applying to Colleges and Universities
  • A University of Virginia admissions officer offers advice on writing a great college essay
  • CollegeNET - This site offers more than 1,500 online applications and features CollegeNET’s Mach 25 scholarship search
  • ECTutoring - Tips on writing college essays as well as just about everything educational from tots to teens
  • - Offers humorous, entertaining and informative articles on college admissions, highlights perspectives on taking a gap year, resources for standardized testing, and financial aid.

College and the Student with Special Needs

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Scholarships and Financial Aid

Educational Travel for Students in College/University or Accredited Vocational Training

Additional Resources

  • Tips for Teaching Students about Savings and Investing from the SEC
  • The Princeton Review - Among the most active on this list, The Princeton Review’s site excerpts content from its college guides, while also offering message boards, a financial package comparison calculator, online applications, and advice from experts.
  • U.S. News & World Report - Posts its annual college rankings on this site, as well as content from its print guide.
  • CollegeView - Combines a college search with interactive presentations about colleges. It also includes content for students with special interests ranging from health professions to Christian colleges.
  • Fiske Guide to Getting into the Right College, Edward B. Fishke & Bruce G. Hammond, 2007
  • College Planning for Gifted Students by Sandra L. Berger, 2006

FLO Web links for the College Search and Application Process

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