College Search Websites
Looking for a place to start your college search? Check out some of these websites!
Big Future - Explore various colleges and complete searches on your profile to find the best match for you
College Affordability Guide - Navigate by state or by subject to learn about which schools are the most affordable, especially for low income students, and which have the best graduation success rates
College Navigator - If you are data driven, check this site out to see the hard numbers about a college
College Results - Find colleges, and compare and contrast them to see which would be best for you
College Week Live - Tune in to various talks and discussions from your favorite colleges
I'm First - Get stories and more from actual students who were the first in their families to go to college
PHEAA - PHEAA's website offers many tools to help you find a career, major, college, and much more
Zinch - A large database of colleges and scholarships
Nursing and Medical Related Careers - Looking to go into the medical field but aren't sure which career is best? Look over this list of 50 nursing/medical related fields to see if anything sparks your interest
Fair Opportunity Project- This site offers a a full-fledged guide to the college process, including application and financial aid advice.
Where Can I Find Scholarships?
There are many different types of scholarships, so be sure to do an in-depth search to find the ones that best fit you.
Check out this website for financial definitions, information, resources, and scholarship links: The Ultimate Scholarship Guide 😁
Here are some great online scholarship databases to check out:
Dollars for College
Dollars for College is an organization that is meant to help students and families be prepared for sending a student off to college. The Dollars for College website has many different resources available for students in all grades of high school, college students, and for parents/caregivers. Below there are links to the toolkits for seniors in both English and Spanish.