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HELPFUL COLLEGE AND CAREER WEB SITES 

 

The following web sites are not maintained by Prattville High School but provide useful information for college & career planning.

Financial Aid, Scholarships, & Career Planning

www.fastweb.com    Free scholarship and college search (Do not pay for scholarship information)

www.fafsa.ed.gov     Free application for Federal Student Aid

www.collegeaidcalculator      Estimates your Family Contribution for college

http://www.college-scholarships.com/free_scholarship_searches.htm   Scholarship opportunities

www.studentscholarship.org/newsletter.php scholarship search

www.educaid.com     Advice on saving for college, budgeting and loans

www.finaid.org     Scholarships, loans and military aid

www.edupass.org/finaid/undergraduate.phtml     Financial Aid for International Students

www.ets.org/toefl/      English as a Foreign Language

www.blackexcel.org     Black colleges and scholarship information for minorities

www.studentnow.com/collegelist/latino.html     College scholarships and financial resources for Hispanic students

www.mycoolcareer.com     Help with choosing careers

www.mapping-your-future.org      College and career information

www.careerkey.org     Interest ability assessment

www.questbridge.org      For high-achieveing low-income students

www.ache.state.al.us       Student Assistance/Financial Aid

www.cappex.com        Database of scholarships

www.auburn.edu/scholarship        Students attending Auburn

http://scholarships.ua.edu/       Students attending Alabama

www.college-scholarships.com/alabama.htm        Scholarship search engine--specific to Alabama

www.plato.com        Scholarship search engine

www.scholaraid.com        Scholarship search engine

www.scholarshipexperts.com       Scholarship matching service

www.schoolfunds.net       Scholarship search engine

www.alabamamentor.org       College prep/college planning site

www.legion.org/scholarships       Scholarships provided by The American 

www.scholarships.com       National scholarship search engine

www.collegedata.com        Research colleges, universities, and various institutions 

College Rankings and Planning Guides

 http://www.library.uiuc.edu/edx/rankings.htm      comprehensive rating source

www.campustours.com     Virtual tours of college campuses  

www.princetonreview.com      Test prep options and career/majors

www.collegeanswer.com    Planning and checklist for college (great for parents)

Test Prep Resources

 www.act.org       Online registration and prep for ACT

www.eurekareview.com        Eureka One on One Review, LLC

www.vocabulary.com        Fun ways to improve your vocabulary

Military

 College ROTC: www.todaysmilitary.com      Links to information about college ROTC

Military Careers: www.armedforcescareers.com      Information for parents, students, and teachers regarding military careers

Military Academics: www.house.gov/murtha/services/academy.htm      Application information for the five US military academics.