General Information Sites

A Parent's Guide to Transition: What Happens Afte - Information to help parents help their disabled children through the changes that will occur after leaving high-school. Sponsor - Parents Let's Unite for Kids, U.S. Dept of Ed through the Montana Center on Disabilities.
http://www.pluk.org/trans.html

ACT Newsletter
- ACT's monthly electronic newsletter for college and career planning.
http://www.act.org/news/use

Affordable Degrees - Find schools that offer financial accessibility (the lowest costs for low-income families - net price of less than 15K, as well as flexibility in learning & credit), and positive outcomes.

C3 Apply
- Provides you with a college search, free financial aid estimator, electronic admissions applications for more than 250 participating colleges + a direct link to ACT's website.
http://www.c3apply.org

Careers and Colleges Magazine
- This magazine includes articles ranging from admissions advice to how to get along with a roommate. To access these, you do not have to log in. Just scroll to the bottom of the page and click on articles & advice.
http://www.careersandcolleges.com

College Board Online
- College Board Online includes College Board tests, programs and online registration, a searchable database of colleges, financial aid information, career planning information and more.
http://www.collegeboard.org

CollegeSteps Magazine - Published by Wells Fargo, this magazine offers various approaches to tackling the journey through junior and senior high school years to reach your college potential.  http://www.wellsfargo.com/collegesteps

First Generation Student -  
provides information and resources for people who are trying to be the first in their families to go to college.   http://www.firstgenerationstudent.com/

First in the Family
- Advice for students,parents w/no prior family members attending college.

KnowHow2GO
- KnowHow2GO can help your students make college a reality. EducationQuest Foundation is proud to sponsor the national access campaign in Nebraska. This campaign was developed by the American Council on Education, Lumina Foundation for Education and the Ad Council to inform 8th-10th graders about four steps they need to take to make college a reality.
http://www.knowhow2go.org/

Parent Resources
- View the parent resource center for info on savings plans, academics, summer jobs & camps, college search, standardized tests & more.
http://collegeparents.org

Princeton Review Online
- This extensive college and career information site includes timed tests, essay hints, an internship database, job hunting hints, career lists by salary and industry, career profiles and more.
http://www.princetonreview.com

Realty Check
- A tool that lets students estimate how much they'll have to earn to support their future desired lifestyle.

Wired scholar
- SallieMae's site guides users through the entire college-prep process & offers a wide array of solutions for planning & paying for higher education. $1000 scholarship is given away monthly.
http://www.wiredscholar.com
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