College Search Resources

College and Career Websites

  • blackcollegesearch.com – Search for historically black colleges
  • http://www.braintrack.com/colleges-by-career -in-depth US career profiles and college listings as well as degree and wage statistics for over 400 occupations that commonly require college or university education for entry or advancement.
  • collegeboard.com – PSAT and  SAT resource as well as college search
  • collegeconfidential.com – Hundreds of articles about choosing a college, getting into college, how to pay for it, and much more
  • campuscompare.com - This is a starting point for finding your best-fit college. Discover more than 7,000 2-year and 4-year colleges adn dive in to the real-time College Current from colleges across the country.
  • collegenet.com - Links to schools; has on-line applications, customized Internet admissions applications built for over 1500 colleges and universities.
  • collegeview.com – CollegeView is a free online college search service with profiles of more than 3,500 colleges and universities.
  • imakeithappen.org – I Make It Happen is an interactive website designed to increase college participation and success rates for Minnesota students.
  • iSeek – A comprehensive career and educational planning guide to help Minnesotans of all ages explore their options.  It includes an interest assessment worksheet, specific occupational details, and resources for career planning.
  • mymajors.com – Provides useful advice for students on finding a college major based on their interests. Take the short college major quiz and find your best fitting college majors.
  • petersons.com – Peterson’s Planner offers search tools for colleges and universities, articles, and resources
  • review.com – Sponsored by Princeton Review. Look under “college”, then “search for a college”
  • Matchcollege.com is a free college search and information site, providing information on admissions, financial aid, tuition and more on over 6,000 colleges and universities nation-wide.
  • http://www.accreditedonlinecolleges.net/ is an article about the value  and importance of accredited online colleges.
  • Colleges of Distinction
  • Colleges that Change Lives (see also books by Loren Pope) – Generally small Liberal Arts Colleges
  • Associated Colleges of the Midwest
  • Minnesota Private College Council (see links For Students and For Parents)
  • Minnesota State Colleges (MNSCU)
  • University of Minnesota

College Application Websites

  • commonapp.org – Fill out the Common Application to submit online or download forms.
  • eduinconline.com -  Apply to 20 historically black colleges with one application for $30.

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