COLLEGE SEARCH ENGINES
Big Future – bigfuture.collegeboard.org
This website created by the College Board is a comprehensive site all about college and career planning. There is a search engine to help you search for colleges that may be a good match for you.
College Navigator – nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator
This college search website is run by the U.S. Department of Education and provides extensive information and statistics on hundreds of colleges.
Naviance – naviance.com and College Confidential – collegeconfidential.com
Naviance is a college planning tool that can be used to search for colleges based on a wide range of search criteria. Naviance is only available to students at subscriber schools. Another website with forums and other information is College Confidential, which offers the same “SuperMatch” college search engine used by Naviance.
OTHER COLLEGE RESOURCES
The National Center for Fair and Open Testing – fairtest.org
This website maintains a growing list of more than 850 four-year colleges and universities that do not use the SAT or ACT to admit substantial numbers of bachelor-degree applicants.
Colleges that Change Lives – ctcl.org
CTCL is dedicated to the advancement and support of a student-centered college search process.
FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIPS
finaid.org – Comprehensive free resource with unbiased information about financial aid, loans, scholarships, and much more.
fafsa.ed.gov – Free application for Federal student aid.
The websites below offer free college scholarship searches: