Links and Resources

NSSE Pocket Guide to Choosing a University/College

Includes suggestions for questions to explore to help each student find the institution that best meets his or her needs.

College Board

This site offers online SAT registration and SAT score-sending, SAT test preparation with real questions, and a "university/college match" search engine.


The SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) is administered by the College Board. There are three sections to the test: Critical Reading, Math, and Writing. Each is scored on a 200-800 scale. The SAT measures a student’s reasoning, critical thinking, and writing skills.


The ACT is America's most widely accepted college entrance exam. It assesses high school students' general educational development and their ability to complete university/college-level work.


The TOEFL test is a requirement for admission into colleges and universities where instruction is in English. The exam is usually required of students whose first language is not English.

Common Application

The Common Application provides an online and print admission application for 300 member institutions worldwide.


This scholarship search engine helps students find university/college financial aid and conduct a scholarship searches.


This site is a comprehensive free resource for information about student financial aid and resources.


UCAS is the central organization that processes applications for full-time undergraduate courses at UK universities and colleges.

Universities Canada

The following link has important information for students interested in attending college or university in Canada.

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