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Florida Academic Counseling and Tracking for Students - tons of info about careers & colleges (you can log in and view your highschool & college transcript, see your Bright Futures eligibility, apply for schools in the state of Florida, and take tests to help you figure out what careers interest you most)

College Board - home of the SAT, AP, and SAT II tests. You can register, check your scores & search schools

The Common Application - over 300 schools accept the CommonApp, other schools use the service at Embark.com

National Association for College Admissions Counseling
- click on "students" then click on "An Internet Road Map for the College-Bound Student"

The Princeton Review Counselor-o-Matic search tool

US News & World Report Best Colleges 2005

College search by type

Fiske Guide to Colleges & Universities

College Parents of America

SAT Prep
2 sites for "word of the day"- you can have the word emailed to you by signing up
http://www.wordsmith.org/words/today.html &
SAT Question of the Day - http://www.collegeboard.com/apps/qotd/question

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship

Student Guide: Financial Aid from the U.S. Department of Education

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): www.fafsa.ed.gov

FastWeb: www.fastweb.com

CollegeNet: www.collegenet.com Smart Money: www.smartmoney.com/college

Smart Money: www.smartmoney.com/college


•How to Write a Winning College Application Essay by Michael James Mason. Prima Lifestyles,  2000. ISBN: 0761524266

•Rock Hard Apps: How To Write A Killer College Application Katherine Cohen. Hyperion Press,  2003. ISBN: 0786868627

•This Book is Not Required by Inge Bell. Pine Forge Press, 2004. ISBN: 1412910110

•Where Do I Go from Here? Getting a Life After High School by Esther Drill. Penguin Press,  2004. ISBN: 0142002143

•Colleges that Change Lives by Loren Pope. Penguin Books, 2000. ISBN: 0140296166 (also  online at www.ctcl.com and their companion site: ( http://www.collegesofdistinction.com/)

•Cool Colleges: For the Hyper-Intelligent, Self-Directed, Late Blooming, and Just Plain Different  by Donald Asher, 2000. ISBN: 1580081509

•The Insider's Guide to the Colleges, 2005: 31st Ed. ISBN: 0312323840

•The Millenials Go to College by Neil Howe and William Strauss, 2003. ISBN: 1578580331

•Barron's How to Prepare for the New SAT. 2004. ISBN: 0764123610

•The Official SAT Study Guide: For the New SAT. College Board. 2005. ISBN: 0874477182