College and Career


Cal State University

Exploring the CSU system is easy to do from a remote location.

California Student Aid Commission
Complete information about financing a college education in the State of California. All the information that you need about the SAT, PSAT, AP, and CLEP examinations. Dates, fee info, test preparation, registration, and scores. Also has other college planning features.

The College Board
The College Board offers concrete advice on test preparation, applications, financial aid, and other concerns shared by students and parents looking into college.

CollegeNET: Internet Guide to Colleges and Universities
Search for a college or university by state/province (Canada), number of students, and tuition range. After you get your list of search results, you can link directly to the Web sites of select schools. Also, browse through a list of colleges geographically. You can also apply online to select schools.

FAFSA on the Web
Fill out the free online application forms (FAFSA, Renewal FAFSA, or Correction Form) and apply for federal student financial aid.

FastWeb: Financial Aid Search Through the Web
"In 1995, an idea was born: use the Internet to help students find scholarships for college. Match each student's background, automatically, with eligibility requirements for scholarships from around the country and advise them about scholarship opportunities tailored to them. All for free."

Mapping Your Future
This nicely designed, easy to navigate site provides helpful information about college and career planning, and has sections for middle to high school students, college students, parents, and loan borrowers. It's sponsored by a number of different student loan corporations, so it's in the best interests of the sponsors to make you understand as much as possible about applying for and getting loans for school, but the other sections are also well done.

Peterson's: Colleges and Universities
You can search for information about colleges and universities in a number of different ways here, including alphabetically, geographically, two-year schools, four-year schools, majors offered, and religious affiliation.

"This Canadian web site gives you immediate access to our database of thousands of scholarships, bursaries, fellowships, grants and other financial awards. Whether you are about to enter your first year of post-secondary education or are already enrolled in a university or college program, can help you find the money to finance your education."

Student Financial Assistance
Federal Student Financial Aid Homepage