More Resources

 

In addition to the programs available through the Greater Washington College Information Center, the following groups and organizations have resources that can provide additional help to the potential college student and their family.

Early Awareness

Going Right On!

www.collegeboard.com

Planning Ahead

www.collegeboard.com

Getting Ready for College
During Middle School Years

www.ed.gov/pubs/GettingReady
CollegeEarly/

Preparing Your Child for College

www.ed.gov/pubs/Prepare

College Is Possible

www.collegeispossible.org

Think College Early

www.ed.gov/thinkcollege/index.html

Mapping Your Future

www.mapping-your-future.org

College Plan

www.collegeplan.org

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Financial Aid

A Word of Caution...while the financial aid sites listed below do not require payment of any fees for scholarship or financial aid information, you may find links to other sites that require a fee. You may choose not to use sites that charge for services.

Financial Aid Information Page

www.finaid.org

U.S. Dept of Education

www.ed.gov
www.fafsa.ed.gov (FAFSA on the Web)
www.pin.ed.gov  (FAFSA PIN site)

CSS Profile

www.profile.org

Financial Aid for VA Residents

www.schev.edu

Financial Aid for MD Residents

www.mhec.state.md.us

D.C. Tuition Assistance Program

www.tuitiongrant.washingtondc.gov

D.C. LEAP grant

www.seo.dc.gov

Wiredscholar

www.wiredscholar.com

Sallie Mae

www.salliemae.com

Scholarship Search - Collegenet

www.collegenet.com

Yahoo Financial Aid Search

dir.yahoo.com/education/financial_aid

Molis - Scholarships for Minority students

content.sciencewise.com/newscholarship/scholarships3.cfm

Scholarship Search - FASTweb

www.studentservices.com

College Board Fund Finder

http://apps.collegeboard.com/cbsearch_ss/scholarshipSearch.jsp

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Admission Tests

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

www.collegeboard.org/sat/html/students/indx001.html

American College Testing Assessment (ACT)

www.act.org

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

www.toefl.org

English Language Proficiency Test (ELPT)

www.collegeboard.org/sat/html/students/subj001.html

Law School Admissions Test (LSAT)

www.lsac.org

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

www.gre.org

Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)

www.gmac.com/GMAT

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Go to College

Note:
Many colleges now have information on the web. You can use any of the Web search engines to locate specific colleges. If you use Netscape and select Yahoo as your search engine, click on Education to start your search.

Wiredscholar

www.wiredscholar.com

The College Board

www.collegeboard.com

College View

www.collegeview.com

Peterson's Education Center

www.petersons.com

College Link

www.collegelink.com

CollegeNET

www.collegenet.com

ECOS

www.ecos.princetonreview.com

College is Possible

www.collegeispossible.org

Consortium of Universities

www.consortium.org

Planet Earth

www.tidusa.com

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Online Applications

Note:
Many colleges now have electronic applications that are accessed via their own web site. Check there before you use another electronic application service.

College Net Apply

www.applyweb.com

Petersons Universal  Application

www.petersons.com

College Link

www.collegelink.com

ECOS

www.ecos.princetonreview.com

On Line Applications

www.collegeapps.com

Common Application

www.commonapp.org

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Adult Learners

D.C. Library/Adult Literacy

www.dclibrary.org/mlk/literacy

ACT Info for Adult Learners

www.act.org/path/adult/college.html

Dept. of Education Office of 
Vocational and Adult Education

www.ed.gov/offices/OVAE

ACEs Center for Adult Learning and Educational Credentials

www.acenet.edu/calec

College Level Evaluation
Program
http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/clep/about.html

EduPoint

www.edupoint.com

Back to College

www.back2college.com

General Educational Development  
(GED) Testing Service

www.gedtest.org

Geteducated.com

www.geteducated.com/dlsites.htm

Petersons.com Distance Learning

www.lifelonglearning.com

Washington Ed. Coalition 
for Adults Returning to Ed. (WE CARE)

www.wecaredc.org

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Career Information:

The Monster Board

www.monster.com

Career Web

www.cweb.com

Headhunter.net

www.Headhunter.net

My Future

www.myfuture.com

The Career Key

www.ncsu.edu/careerkey

Bridges www.cx.bridges.com

Occupational Outlook Handbook

www.bls.gov/oco/

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Career, Trade and Technical Schools:

Vocational Information Center

www.geocities.com/ResearchTriangle/Forum
/7913/page4.html

Votech Education

votech.about.com/education/votech/mbody

RWM Private Postsecondary 
Vocational Schools

www.rwm.org/rwm

Search 4 College: Career and Trade Schools

www.search4college.com

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Graduate and Professional Studies

Peterson's Graduate Programs www.petersons.com/GradChannel/
US News and World Report 
Graduate Schools
www.usnews.com
Am. Assoc.of Medical Colleges www.aamc.org
Law School Admissions Council www.lsac.org
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