College Planning Tools and Resources
College Planning Resources, Articles & Tools:
- Creating Your Activity List
- The College Interview
- Find the Right College for You
- Twenty Questions To Ask College Representatives
- College Fair – Do’s and Don’ts
- Career and Major Exploration Quiz
- Turning The Tide – Harvard study on state of college admissions
- Malcolm Gladwell Youtube: Why being a big fish in a small pond may make sense for college selection
Standardized Testing Resources
- Access here standardized testing test dates, resources and test prep links, including private tutoring. Exclusively for juniors and junior families during the ’19-’20 academic year.
- SAT Registration and test prep resources: www.collegeboard.org
ACT Registration and test prep resources: www.act.org
- SAT Subject Tests are college admission exams on specific subjects. These are the only national admission tests where you choose the tests that best showcase your strengths and interests.
- Military Schools and Academies The Military offers unique educational opportunities for students who plan to pursue a college degree. These options — service academies, senior military colleges and maritime academies — offer world-class education and a deeper understanding of military culture. In addition, most of these schools grant scholarship money in exchange for a period of service.
- ROTC The Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) is a college program offered at more than 1,700 colleges and universities across the United States that prepares young adults to become officers in the U.S. Military.In exchange for a paid college education and a guaranteed post-college career, participants, or cadets, commit to serve in the Military after graduation. Each Service branch has its own take on ROTC.
Performing and Fine Arts: