Direct links to the Home Page of approximately 1102 American universities.
Contains some multimedia college tours, a searchable database and financial aid data. Also allows for InfoZap (tm) electronic mail and hot links to college's home pages.
HILLEL Guide - Jewish Colleges
Historically Black Colleges
Minority Student College Search
Peterson's Education Center
Lite version of Peterson's college database is available on this page, as are institutional links at all educational levels - especially useful are hypertext links to colleges and specific offices at colleges.
Selective Service System
Direct links to homepages of 2641 schools throughout the world.
U.S. News Online
Has the annual ranking of colleges online.
Financial Aid Information
EFC Estimation Form
Estimates the family contribution using either federal methodology or typical institutional methodology. Probably best site on the web for estimating family contribution.
FAFSA on the Web
Complete the free application for Federal Student Aid online.
Financial Aid Information
Top quality homepage of links to many financial aid related sites, includeing EFC estimator and fastWEB scholarship search. The best starting point for financial aid information on the web.
Understanding Financial Aid Awards
Illinois Student Assistance Commission
This is the homepage for ISAC, the governing body for all state of Illinois financial aid programs. It administers the Illinois Monetary Award Program (MAP Grant), Illinois State Scholars, Merit Recognition Program, College Savings Bond Incentive Grant Program and others. This site also offers a link to the CASHE Internet Interactive Scholarship Search.
ISAC INFO Cafe
More information from ISAC. Check out the Healthy Choices section of this site for the college cost and savings calculator, a state and federal aid estimator, and a loan repayment calculator.
Loan Payment Estimator
College loan information from the nation's leading provider and servicer of funds for federally insured student loans. Sallie Mae works with participating banks and lenders.
University Financial Aid
Provides a searchable database of colleges, scholarship opportunities, and academic resources.
Excellent free scholarship search database. Saves a student's profile and emails new sources of private merit aid to the mailbox online.
ACT/SAT Test Preparation Information
ACT Home Page
Provides registration and re-registration for the standard ACT national test dates with MasterCard or Visa. Lists test centers for each test date, gives details about the content of the test and sample test questions, provides tips to help prepare for the test, and includes information about acceptable identification required at the test center.
College Board Online
Provides a wealth of information about tests (PSAT, SAT AP, CLEP, etc.) and services. Online registration for SAT (with MasterCard or Visa) and online requests to send score reports. Write practice tests for the SAT II Writing Subject Test and get feedback from official test readers. Conduct online searches for information on careers, colleges and scholarships. Browse the College Board Store.
College Power Prep
Offers both free and for sale test prep software including SAT Strategies, SAT Diagnostics, VocabMaster Lite and SAT Classroom.