Useful Links

Campus Security/College News

campus security/crime
College Confidential
Well indexed admissions related topics
College News
Daily Jolt
Information intended for current students, but may be helpful to prospective students and parents
Dept. of Ed, campus crime report

 

Career Exploration

Actuarial science
Advertising
Career explorer
Career quiz
Careers- princeton review
Choosing a major- Business
Choosing a major- math
College board’s career search
Construct my future
Culinary arts
Design school directory
Engineering:your future
Math careers
Monster trak: Major to careers converter
Next stop- career resource
Pfizer:Guide to careers in health care
Science careers
The career key
The Occupational Outlook Handbook published by the U.S Department of labor
U.S Department of Labor Statistics
What can I do with a major in…
What can I do with a major in…

College Rankings

Guide to Accreditation in Higher Education

National Center for Educational Statistics
 
Princeton review guide to rankings
 
Review of rankings
 
US News rankings
 

College Search/Admissions

Adventures in education
 
Association of Catholic Colleges
 
Association of Jesuit Colleges
 
Campus dirt- college guide from student prospective
 
Campus tours
An index of college and university online tours
College Board -Action plan for juniors
 
College Board- College search
 
College Board-My organizer
 
College bound magazine
 
College data
 
College Express
Download or submit applications online
College Link
On-line college application program
Collegebound.net
 
CollegeReview.com
 
Colleges and character
 
Colleges of Distinction
 
Colleges that Change Lives
 
GoCollege.com
Helpful articles, SAT tips, college and scholarship searches
Graduate schools
 
 it is a comprehensive and informative resource that systematically sorts out the available undergraduate and graduate programs available today in the U.S. This information is very valuable to students who are not only dealing with competitive nature of higher education, but also its rising costs.
 
Guide for parents- essays
 
Guide for parents- finding the right fit
How to look for colleges that meet your needs and style
Guide for Parents-databases
Databases for college guides
Guide for parents-financial aid
Financial aid and scholarship scams
How stuff works- college admissions
 
Inside College- digital version of The College Finder
The digital version of a great book- The College Finder

A unique resource for finding out about college majors, costs, athletics, religion, quality, and much more. Essentially a book of lists, this is the way to identify colleges where students will get in and fit in!

Written by Steve Antonoff, Ph.D.

Making it count
 
MSN College Information
 
My footpath.com
college admissions-free newsletters
NAVIANCE
 
NJ Colleges and Universities
 
 
Online College Guides

 http://www.onlineschools.org/guides/new-jersey/

http://www.guidetoonlineschools.com/states/new-jersey

http://www.thesimpledollar.com/affordable-online-colleges/>

http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/new-jersey/

http://www.onlineu.org

 

Noodle - advice regarding the college planning process and a search that prioritizes criteria for a better fit.
One campus NYC
A centralized system to compare New York city’s 110 colleges. Snapshots of student life in NYC
Peterson’s
 
preCollege Planner
 
PrincetonReview.com
 
SourceBooksCollege.com
 
Students review
College reviews by students
Super college
 
The Admissions Office
Assists college-bound juniors in selected schools, provides web links
The Common App online
 
 
University Visitors Network
 
Zinch.com
  • Connect w/ your dream school 800+ colleges and graduate schools recruit on Zinch.
  • Showcase yourself Join 2 million students who have created Zinch profiles to be discovered by schools and scholarships.
  • Show that you are more than a test score. .Find scholarships & financial aid Be matched to $1.9 billion in scholarships and financial aid.

College Testing

ACT practice
 
ACT registration
 
Colleges’ requirements for the SAT II
 
Grammar help
 
How stuff works- SAT’s
 
I need a pencil SAT prep
 
Number 2.com SAT prep
 
Power prep
 
SAT practice
 
My SAT review
 http://www.mysatreview.com/
SAT registration
 
 
test dates central
includes math review videos as well as a listing of all SAT dates

Crisis Intervention

Help for grieving teens.

 

Helping Teen Cope with Grief

 
links to county support services
 
Monmouth County Health Department
 
Monmouth Medical Center
 
Suicide Awareness
 
Suicide Awareness
 

Other Post Secondary Planning

Accredited On Line College Degree Programs

Air National Guard
 
Army National Guard
 
Careers in the Air Force
 
Careers in the Army
 
Careers in the Coast Guard
 
Careers in the Marines
 
Careers in the Navy
 
Vocational technical training
 

 

Personality Quizzes

College match quiz
In the EducationPlanner.com menu
College personality quiz
From the US News page, scroll down to Tools (on the lower left).
Personality inventory of college styles
Quiz is free from collegetrends.org.

No need to pay for the college match service that follows.

Personality type
 

Resources for Parents

developing a positive relationship with your teen
 
Eating disorders
 
Family issues and solutions
 
FamilyEducation.com
 
Grieving
 
Improve your teens grades and test scores
 
Kids Health.org
 
Mental Health.org
 
Monmouth County Health Department
 
Monmouth Medical
 
relationship between parents and teens
 
ResourceNet.org (for Children and Families)
 
SafeYouth.org
 
SchoolCounselor.org- parent resources
 
sending your teen off to college
 
Teen health and safety
 

Scholarships/Financial Aid

Actuarial scholarships for minority students
 
AFL CIO union sponsored scholarships
 
Ayn Rand essay scholarship
 
College is possible
 
College Net- Scholarship search
 
College net- search site
 
College parents
 
College scholarships- search site
 
CollegeBoard scholarship search
 
CSS Profile- Financial Aid Application from College Board
 
Easley national scholarships
 
FAFSA- Free Application for Federal Student Aid
 
Fast Web- Scholarship Search
Matches students to a number of scholarships
FinAid-The Smart Guide to Financial Aid
Scholarship searches, EFC (Estimated Financial Contribution) Calculator and more
GE and lulac scholarship funds
 
Get recruited
 
Guaranteed scholarships
Scholarship list by college. If you meet the qualifications, the scholarship is guaranteed.
GuaranteedScholarships.com-Scholarship Search
 
Holocaust Remembrance Scholarships
 
Hope scholarships
 
How stuff works- financial aid

 

 

LendEDU

 

Kaarme scholarship search
 
Maryland artists scholarships
 
Merit Aid
Free resource that matches students with merit based scholarships offered by colleges
Minority scholarships
 

 

Noodle Scholarship Sweepstakes

 

Nuts and Bolts Foundation Scholarship
 
Presidential freedom scholarships
 
Sallie Mae
Information on Student Loans
Scholarship scams
 
Siemans Westinghouse Competition
 
Sources for Students
Site includes scholarship information, instructional videos, scholarship links, articles and a blog pertinent to helping students get funding for college.

Students can win up to $10,000 in scholarships. Visit the website for more information and an application.

Student inventors scholarship
 
Thurgood Marshall scholarship fund
 
Wired scholar
Scholarship search, financial aid information

 

Student Athletes

Archery clubs and schools
US Collegiate Archery Program list
 
Athletic resume
A guide to preparing your athletic resume
 
Cheerleading
A link to NCAA cheerleading school sites
 
College Athletic Scholarships
Includes information regarding Differences by NCAA Division, How to Get Recruited
 
College Student Athletes.com
A free online guide to D III athletics. Search D3 colleges by sport, location, conference, or academic profile.
 
How to Contact College Coaches
 
Link Athletics
Links to the home page of each sport by college. Search by Location, then sport.

Also links to the College Home Page and the Admissions Home Page.

 

National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
 
NCAA Eligibility Center
  • Register and complete forms on line

From the Navigation Bar:

  • Click on Divisions to learn the differences between NCAA Divisions I, II, and II.
  • Click on Sports to see a list of NCAA sports. Click on each sport to see a list of colleges for that sport in each division.
  • Click on Resources to:
  • Download the Guide for the College Bound Student Athletes
  • Download the Freshman Eligibility Standards
  • Check for approved core courses at RFH
  • Frequently Asked Questions (p3 of the online resources guide) include Recruiting Calendars, Recruiting Rules, Questions to Ask Coaches,Eligibility Rules, and more…
  • Download the Division I and II Worksheets
NCAA.com
Headlines, up to date coverage, statistics, rankings for college sports.
 
Sample athletic resume
Sample athletic resume. Volleyball highlighted; can be adjusted for any sport.
 
 
 

Study Skills

Grammar help
 
Homework Help
 
How to study
 
Study guides and strategies
 
Study Skills Assistance
 
Study skills checklist
 
Study skills competancy
 
StudyHall.com
 

Volunteering

 

Aslan Youth Ministry (tutoring)

Challenged Youth Sports began in 1990 in Lincroft, New Jersey as a recreational sports program for children with disabilities. The program is totally volunteer based, using caring adults and wonderful teenagers from our community. Our objective is to provide recreation for the children while fostering an environment for positive reinforcement through recreational sports. We are recognized as a 501-C-3 non-profit organization.
 

Monmouth County United Way

Charities, volunteers, volunteering and nonprofit organizations in NJ
 

SPUR- Special People United to Ride- Monmouth County Park System

 

Volunteers/Monmouth County through the United Way