The College Scorecard
http://www.whitehouse.gov/issues/education/higher-education/college-score-card - College Scorecards in the U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center make it easier for you to search for a college that is a good fit for you. You can use the College Scorecard to find out more about a college’s affordability and value so you can make more informed decisions about which college to attend.
http://www.virtualcollegefairs.com/states/ohio - allows students to explore and connect with over 3,000 colleges and universities through videos, pictures, and social media in an "online-college-fair" format. Access is completely free for students and parents.
http://www.collegeweeklive.com-a free interactive college fair and admissions event website with information on different colleges around Ohio, the United States and beyond!
US News and World Report
9 Best College Websites
1. College Navigator – federal website that contains more data on the nation’s colleges and universities than any place on the Internet. www.nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator
2. College Results Online – Four, five and six year graduation rates for schools across the country. www.collegeresults.org
3. Cappex – Create an online profile and search a valuable directory of scholarships that thousands of schools offer. www.cappex.com
4. College Majors101 – Lots of information about what you can do with dozens of college majors and what to expect academically in those majors. www.collegemajors101.com
5. College Insight – Detailed information on thousands of colleges and universities. Find stats on affordability and graduation rates. www.college-insight.org
6. Project on Student Debt – Helps families make the best economic choices when tackling college costs (student loans). www.projectonstudentdebt.org
7. Collegeboard – Retrieve academic profile of a college’s freshman class, financial aid and merit aid stats, available majors, and register for the SAT. www.collegeboard.com
8. Unigo – Students take on colleges and universities through videos, comments and photos. www.unigo.com
9. The Choice – Latest trends in college admissions, testing, and financial aid. Question and answer sessions with admissions officers and college experts. www.thechoiceblogs.nytimes.com
www.fafsa.ed.gov – Site used for filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). All students planning to pursue post secondary education must fill out a FAFSA.
www.finaid.org – Financial Aid estimator
www.faam.org – Financial Aid calendar with help on finding college aid
www.money.cnn.com – Guide to making college affordable
www.salliemae.com – Information on student loans and college debt
www.chase.com/educationfirst - Information from the national bank pertaining to paying for college
www.nasfaa.org – Information about applying for grants and loans
http://www.eligibilitycenter.org - The NCAA Clearinghouse certifies the academic and amateur credentials of all students who want to play sports at an NCAA Division I or II institution as freshmen. In order to practice, play and receive an athletics scholarship, students need to meet certain academic benchmarks. An additional certification process exists to make sure the student is still an amateur, which is necessary in order for the student to compete. See your coach or Mrs. Rogge for more information.
http://www.playnaia.org – The NAIA Clearinghouse certifies the academic and amateur credentials of all students who want to play a sport at an NAIA institution. Any student playing NAIA sports for the first time must have their eligibility determined by the NAIA eligibility center. Every student interested playing a sport at a NAIA institution in the 2012-2013 school year and beyond must apply through the NAIA Clearinghouse. Registering for the NAIA Clearinghouse costs $60. See your coach or Mrs. Rogge for more information.
www.ExloreHealtCareers.org – Find a health career that fits your interest, educational background, and salary goal. Also locate colleges and training programs that offer your health career major and search for scholarships and grants to help pay for it!