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| |About college.gov college.gov is being built by the U.S. Dept. of Ed. in collaboration with students. Students were asked what information was most useful as they looked ahead to college. This site is intended to be the go-to source for information and resources about planning, preparing, and paying for postsecondary education (such as 2- or 4-year colleges and universities, as well as vocational or career schools). College.gov is intended to provide inspiration and hope to all students and encourage them to consider and pursue a postsecondary education.
| |My College Options
This site is sponsored by the National Research Center for College & University Admissions. It is a free service that provides students with the opportunity to create a personal college and career planning profile. Students can match their individual needs, talents, abilities, goals, and interests with the offerings of a 3500+ accredited post-secondary intuitions across the United States. Web Site
| |Know How to Go This interactive site is sponsored by the American Council on Education and Lumina Foundation for Education and is a college planning site designed for students and parents of middle school and high school students. It provides a step-by-step plan for each grade level, a student newsletter of tips about preparing for college, virtual tours of colleges, interactive quizzes, and useful links and videos. Web Site
| First in The Family |
This web site is sponsored by What Kids Can Do. Inc. and includes useful resources and first-hand accounts from students who are the first in their families to go to college. The site contains resources that guide students through issues such as cultural conflict to academic challenges and more. Web Site
| First Generation Student |
Want the lowdown on college? Look no further. This site is full of info for first-generation college students -
kids who will be the first in their families to go to college. Web Site
| |The Education Planner
Sponsored by American Education Services, a provider of student financial aid services. This web site is a career assessment tool for helping students find a career that suits them. The site contains a college prep timeline and tips on selecting, applying, and paying for college. Web Site