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As well as researching schools, and standardized testing. Access our blog, podcast, and find additional resources.

Online Resources

Association for Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)

Resources for assisting students with disabilities in the transition to college

BigFuture

School search, scholarship search, college planning resources

The ACT

ACT registration, test prep, and college planning

College Board

SAT registration and practice test, AP resources

FairTest

List of colleges that are SAT/ACT optional

Colleges that Change Lives

School profiles for a select group of 45 colleges that offer transformative, student-centered experience

Common Application

Apply to up to 20 of the Common App’s 800+ member schools

Federal Student Aid, an Office of the U.S. Department of Education

Need-based federal financial aid, FAFSA, calculators, loan information

NCAA Eligibility Center

Information and resources for NCAA college-bound student athletes

Scholarships.com

Private scholarship search tool

U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard

College statistics including graduation rates, average annual costs, and more

Test Prep Resources

ArborBridge

Individualized data-driven tutoring for SAT, ACT, SAT Subject Tests, AP or IB Exams, and TOEFL

Revolution Prep

Online tutoring programs with personalized instruction, easy scheduling, and top-quality tutors

Khan Academy

Free, personalized education resources and courses for students, teachers, and parents

Books

Fiske Guide to Colleges

Academic, social, and quality-of-life ratings and tips from current students at each school

Paying for College For Dummies

Strategies for creating a financial plan to pay for college

The K&W Guide to Colleges for Students with Learning Differences

Advice from specialists, admissions requirements, and support services at each school

The Official SAT Study Guide

Critical concepts, test-taking approaches, and eight real SATs for practice

The Real ACT Prep Guide

Test-taking tips and strategies, including five real ACT tests

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