College Guides

  1. Peterson’s College HelpSearch for colleges, test prep help, writing the college essay, and more.
  2. The Princeton ReviewLinks to colleges and scholarship pages. Contains advice for choosing the perfect school
  3. Rhode Island TransfersInformation about transfers among Community College of RI (CCRI), Rhode Island College (RIC), and University of Rhode Island (URI).
  4. US News & World Report – Education: CollegesAn amazing amount of information including college rankings, financial aid, and college life.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

  1. The College Planning Center of RISearch for colleges, financial aid, college info, and careers. Also offers free one-on-one council sessions at the Warwick Mall.
  2. Department of Education: Student GuideLook here for preparing for college, paying for your education, internships, repaying loans, and more.
  3. Rhode Island ScholarshipsSponsored by RI Student Loan Authority. Search for scholarships by keyword or category.
  4. GoodCall Scholarship Engine provides free access to scholarships on the web.
  5. The FAFSA website allows you to do all your financial aid work on-line AND connects with the IRS so tax information is automatically added to your application.
  6. Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job and the working conditions for hundreds of different types of jobs. In addition, the Handbook gives you job search tips, links to information
  7. StudentAid.gov/resources Please direct students and parents here so they can view electronic versions of publications, fact sheets, online tools, and other resources to help them prepare and pay for college or career school. StudentAid.gov is FSA’s informational website for students, parents, and borrowers.
  8. CSS Profile

Test Preparation

  1. Learning Express LibraryOffers SAT & ACT preparation, Advance Placement (AP) preparation, PSAT/NMSQT preparation, help with test-taking skills, help with college admissions essay writing, finding a college and more.
  2. The New SATAll you need to know about the SAT.
  3. The CollegeBoardIt contains practice tests, SAT registration, test dates, and online college application links.

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