Selecting a college is a process which begins well before you decide to apply. This process involves:
bigfuture, by the College Board, allows students to search colleges by size, location, tuition, financial aid, student life and majors offered.
campus tours for a quick virtual tour of a variety of colleges.
COLLEGEdata explains the ABCs of College Majors.
CollegeNet is a comprehensive website that allows you to customize your college search based on key words, interests or other criteria.You can register and have the colleges contact you.For a fee you can even create a personal profile to market yourself to college recruiters.Other features include online college applications and a scholarship search.
CollegeView allows you to create a customized search of individual colleges.This site also links you easily to college websites for information, virtual tours and online applications
EducationPlanner.org provides a checklist to help students identify everything they are looking for in a college.
Michigan College Guide lists statistics such as tuition/costs, enrollment, popular majors, popular campus activities and location for Michigan Colleges.
National Association for College Admission Counseling provides general information for parents and students about college planning.This site contains online articles to help you through the entire college planning and admission process.This site also links to an online college fair where you can chat with college admission representatives, faculty and students.This service is free, however you will need to register.
Peterson's has been one of the traditional resources for college information.This site also allows an interactive search and a fee-based student profile for marketing to colleges.
Find Your Best Fit College, buy The Princeton Review, helps students research colleges to find the one that is the best fit for them.
U.S. Department of Education National Center for Educational Statistics offers another resource for students to collect information about colleges and universities throughout the nation.
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