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Helpful Websites

Munising Public Schools

I included a page of websites that may be helpful to you in your college process. By no means is this close to what is out there, but hopefully these will be helpful to get you started.
 
Favorites:
www.whatnowgrad.com -It gives advice on choosing a career path, creating career goals, finding a college, researching job outlooks, and information on scholarships and financial aid.
www.fastweb.com -A multitude of information. 
www.collegetoolkit.com -College planning, career searches, cost calculators and scholarship searches
http://www.nacacnet.org/Pages/default.aspx -Wonderful site for seniors and their parents! National Association for College Admission Counseling-has everything from how to apply to taking time off to what to pack. 
 
College Searches:
http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/cool -Great site for narrowing down your college list.
www.collegeview.com/college/collegesearch/ -Excellent site that narrows college searches down by location, school size, disability services, area of study… Gives financial aid help, career planning and has a section for parents.
http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-college  Information on accredited and afordable online colleges
www.macrao.org -Great site for Michigan college home pages and on-line applications.
http://charterone.com/edu -College search that considers, interests, hobbies, location, cost… with in-depth profiles on colleges.
 
Financial aid:
www.fafsa.ed.gov -Information on FAFSA.
www.finaid.org/fafsa/cssprofile.phtml -Information on PROFILE-can be done on-line.
www.michigan.gov/mistudentaid -Paying for college and Michigan scholarship search.
 
Scholarships-Check our school website for monthly scholarship sheets:
www.scholarshiphelp.org -Scholarship help and advice (types, applying, interviewing, letters of recommendation…
www.collegeanswer.com -Personalized scholarship matching.
www.meritaid.com -Matches your information with your chosen colleges so that you are aware of scholarships.
www.ncaaclearinghouse.org -Information on athletic scholarships.
www.scholarshipexperts.com -Tips and helpful information for scholarships.
www.collegenet.com/mach25 -Over 600,000 awards.
 
Test preparation:
www.march2success.com - Study aides for both ACT/SAT.
www.number2.com -Free SAT, ACT and vocabulary tests.
www.gocollege.com -Practice tests for ACT/SAT and other information on financial aid and college searches.
www.princetonreview.com -Practice tests, scholarships and applications.
www.actstudent.org -Free on-line PREP for the AC
 
Applications:
www.commonapp.org -Over 255 College/University applications on line
Most colleges have on-line applications on their admission link and MANY waive the application fee when applying on-line.
 
Miscellaneous:
www.uproc.lib.mi.us/mspl -Munising Public Library Site   (Mel databases has Learn-A-Test practice tests)
www.collegeboard.com -Gives information on everything including scholarships, test preparation, registering for the SAT, and college searches.
http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/online-colleges-that-offer-laptops/
http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges-guide/