• links

     

    University Research and Review
    www.urandr.org
    Like a digital version of a college admissions counselor, this site asks a series of questions to identify abilities, interests and goals.  Once submitted, a follow up email suggests possible areas of study and colleges to consider.  

    Khan Academy
    www.khanacademy.org/college-admissions
    A online resource covering how to navigate the college application process, writing a killer application essay, getting financial aid, deciding what school is best for you and more.

    edX
    www.edx.org
    Get a taste for what college is like by virtually sitting in on classes at top universities like Harvard, MIT and more.  Also options for remedial learning, best online courses and schools and AP exam prep.

    Chegg
    www.chegg.com
    Search free scholarships, browse course reviews, get 24/7 study help and rent textbooks.  Noteworthy is the Chegg College Admissions which lets applicants build a portfolio to showcase themselves beyond standardized test scores.  

    Cappex
    www.cappex.com
    Use the college search to find and compare tuition, admissions information and what scholarships are available to you.  Noteworthy is the Campus Reviews Search which offers more than a million campus reviews by students who've attended the schools.  

    Parchment
    www.parchment.com
    Worthwhile admissions tools are coupled with the capability to manage academic credentials and transcripts online so they can be sent easily and shared securely.

    Source: Family Circle Magazine Oct 2015