Selecting a College
It is never too early to start investigating colleges. Use the links below to compare colleges, develop a list of criteria and questions to use when selecting a college, and advise on how to make the most college visits and meetings with admission representatives.
CampusCompare.com - Wondering what your changes are for being accepted at a particular college? Visit Campus Compare to learn how you compare to other applications that are accepted to colleges across the nation.
CampusTours - Take a virtual tour of colleges across the country.
College Bound - Provides college search and comparisons, and timelines to help students discover the best college.
College Opportunities Online - By entering in your major, interests, and area, this US Dept. of Education site will find matches for students from more than 9,000 colleges.
College Parents - Access financial resources, news about college applications, and tips to ease the transitions from having students in high school to having students in college.
College Week Live - Free virtual college fairs year round.
* Meet hundreds of Colleges Live & Pick the Perfect U
* Get Admissions Questions Answered in Real Time
* Hear Expert Advice on Test Prep, Application Essays
* Discover New Ways to Pay for College
* Video Chat With Students on 75+ College Campuses
College Portrait- offer essential information to make it easy to compare participating schools. Interested in the professor-student ratio? The racial breakdown on campus? A detailed picture of costs and financial aid? Here's where you can get a glimpse or follow the links to dig deeper.
usummer is a site built to help you find pre-college programs ... but we also have a few ideas that might help you decide if a pre-college program is right for you!
Pre-college summer programs are a great way for high school students to test drive college life. There are hundreds of pre-college programs to choose from, each with its own history, culture and costs. Deciding what pre-college program is best for you is often the hardest part.