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!

Planning Ahead

Getting Ready for College
During Middle School Years

Preparing Your Child for College

College Is Possible

Think College Early

Mapping Your Future

College Plan

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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

U.S. Dept of Education (FAFSA on the Web)  (FAFSA PIN site)

CSS Profile

Financial Aid for VA Residents

Financial Aid for MD Residents

D.C. Tuition Assistance Program

D.C. LEAP grant


Sallie Mae

Scholarship Search - Collegenet

Yahoo Financial Aid Search

Molis - Scholarships for Minority students

Scholarship Search - FASTweb

College Board Fund Finder

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Admission Tests

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

American College Testing Assessment (ACT)

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

English Language Proficiency Test (ELPT)

Law School Admissions Test (LSAT)

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)

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Go to College

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.


The College Board

College View

Peterson's Education Center

College Link



College is Possible

Consortium of Universities

Planet Earth

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Online Applications

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

Petersons Universal  Application

College Link


On Line Applications

Common Application

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Adult Learners

D.C. Library/Adult Literacy

ACT Info for Adult Learners

Dept. of Education Office of 
Vocational and Adult Education

ACEs Center for Adult Learning and Educational Credentials

College Level Evaluation


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General Educational Development  
(GED) Testing Service Distance Learning

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

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Career Information:

The Monster Board

Career Web

My Future

The Career Key


Occupational Outlook Handbook

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Career, Trade and Technical Schools:

Vocational Information Center

Votech Education

RWM Private Postsecondary 
Vocational Schools

Search 4 College: Career and Trade Schools

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Graduate and Professional Studies

Peterson's Graduate Programs
US News and World Report 
Graduate Schools
Am. Assoc.of Medical Colleges
Law School Admissions Council
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Adobe Acrobat Reader

Some sites offer documents presented using Adobe® Acrobat® Portable Document Format (PDF). To view these documents, you will need to have the Acrobat Reader installed in your Web browser - a free version of which can be downloaded from the Adobe Web site.

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