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ACT
ACT is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides more than a hundred assessment, research, information and program management services in the broad areas of education and workforce development.

Campus Tours
CampusTours is the worldwide leader in virtual college tours and academic multimedia, working with hundreds of colleges and universities since 1997. CampusTours was founded to provide an intuitive gateway to official university multimedia, and currently more than two million people visit the CampusTours.com site annually to experience college presentations.

Cappex: Scholarships
Here you can uncover millions of dollars in scholarships from colleges, universities, private companies, foundations, and more to help pay for school.

Cappex: What are my chances of getting into...?
Calculates students' chances of getting into a certain college.

Cappex: Your College Decision Headquarters
Find your college, read student reviews, and get scholarship matches.

College Board
The College Board is a not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity. Among its best-known programs are the SAT.

College Net
CollegeNET, Inc. is a Portland, Oregon-based, privately held company focused on providing technologies that save institutions money and improve educational access and affordability.

College View
College information searches, including a special Christian college search.

Education Planner
AES serves millions of students and thousands of schools servicing, grant and financial aid processing systems.

Embark
Recognized as a leading provider of web-based admissions systems to post-secondary institutions.
 
Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, ensures that all eligible individuals can benefit from federally funded or federally guaranteed financial assistance for education beyond high school.

Fastweb Scholarships
Fastweb, the Internet's leading free scholarship search service, helps students make the decisions that shape their lives: choosing a college, paying for college, and finding jobs and internships. Recommended by more than 16,000 high schools and 3,600 colleges, FastWeb is one of the most trusted online college resources.

FinAid
Established in the fall of 1994 as a public service, FinAid is an award-winning site that has grown into the most comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice and tools -- on or off the web-- FinAid is free for all users and there is no charge to link to the site.

NRCSA Home Page (Foreign Schools)
National Registration Center for Study Abroad: since 1968, NRCSA teams have been evaluating programs around the world - selecting those best able to meet the needs for students wishing to study abroad.

Ohio Private Colleges
Sponsored by the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio (AICUO), this site provides information relating to 52 independent colleges & universities in OH.

Peterson's
Search tools for some of the best colleges and universities, articles, and resources that provide help in finding the right school, contacting admissions officials instantly, excelling on tests & paying for college.

Schools in the USA
Resource for finding college, university & career planning information. View school profiles on undergraduate degrees in business, computer science, engineering and technology, visual and performing arts, sciences and teacher education programs. Search for associate degrees, bachelors, diplomas and courses by location and subject. Request for information directly from the college. View campus tours.
 
Explore the college transfer process and determine whether your course credit will tranfer. 

Transitioning to College: Helping You to Succeed
Contains modules that follow Jason and Emily through their first year of college as they are "mentored" by Brian. Contains tips for success and information regarding the differences between academic and school libraries. Learning modules include: Welcome to Academic Libraries; Talking to Databases; Tips for Research Success; Finding Help When You Need It & College: What to Expect. This site was developed at Kent State University with input from Ohio academic and high school librarians. Jointly funded by the Institute for Library and Information Literacy Education (ILILE) and a Library Services Technology Act (LSTA) grant.

U.S. Department of Education
Created in 1980 by combining offices from several federal agencies, ED's mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.

U.S. Department of Education FEDAID
Mission is to ensure that all eligible individuals benefit from federal financial assistance.
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