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Collegiate
Resources

The Mary M. Fraijo Scholarship
Accounting Majors -  Scholarship Application for Pacific Inland Northwest Residents to attend Local and National Colleges

COMPREHENSIVE
GUIDES
American School Counselor Association
www.edge.net/asca/links.html
Links to college home pages and to high school home pages that offer Internet lesson plans, career tips, and other useful information. Also advise on how to write an application essay.
 
Peterson’s Education & Career Center
www.petersons.com/ugrad/
Campus news, advice on writing application essays, and an engine for college searches.
The College Board
www.collegeboard.org
A lot of useful information about campus visits, interviews, and other parts of the college search process. Downloadable applications for over 800 colleges and a slid, comprehensive search engine. There is also an abundance of information on the SAT.
 
U.S. News College and Careers Center
www.usnews.com
College rankings, advice from high school counselors and financial aid experts, a comprehensive college search engine, and college links galore.
COLLEGE SEARCH
SITES
Embark.com
www.embark.com
A search engine with variables such as school size but few campus life variables such as diversity. A good searchable scholarship database, for which you must register, plus articles and chat forums.
 
Collegenet
www.collegenet.com
Cool-looking site with an enormous searchable database of schools, plus links to the colleges. Such variables include state or region, majors, and tuition. The lack of a selectivity variable, however, means it may be touch to narrow the field.

 

College View
www.collegeview.com
One of the most detailed search engines on the Net, with wide-ranging criteria that include diversity, filed of study, religious affiliation, athletics, and services for disabled students.
 
College Zine
www.kaplan.com
Extensive links to colleges and universities. Advice on interviews and admission.
 
The Princeton Review
www.princetonreview.com
A pretty good search engine with a wide variety of variables, including location, academics, sports, student life, and housing.
FINANCIAL AID
FAFSA on the Web
www.fafsa.ed.gov
Interactive Web version of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
 
FastWeb
www.fastweb.com
A free, searchable scholarship database that enables you to locate sources of financial aid that are suitable for you.
 
Financial Aid Information Page
www.finaid.org
Rich offerings on everything from scam alerts to scholarship searches.
EStudent Loan
http://www.estudentloan.com
Looking for the fastest way to the best student loan? Match your specific needs with up to 12 loan programs from top lenders. It's fast and free!
 
The Student Guide
www.ed.gov/prog_infor/SFA
Financial aid primer from the U.S. Department o Education, plus FAFSA