Student Services

College Research/Application

Search for Colleges that Meet Your Needs:
Collegeboard - college planning, taking the tests, finding the right college, getting into college, essay writing, and more.
Cappex - college research, scattergrams, scholarships, free account
College Scorecard - Compare costs, graduation rates, and annual salaries of graduations
Princeton Review - more college planning information.
Peterson's College Guide - a very different way of searching for colleges because this site describes a school according to the type of graduate it produces.
College Prowler - search for colleges and see students' comments
Unigo - college search, stats, and reviews.
College Confidential - college information and discussion forums.
UW Helpline - Vast information about the University of Wisconsin system, including the online application.
Historically Black Colleges and Universities - a list of HBCU's by state. 
Wisconsin Private Colleges - quick information and links to school websites.
Community College Review - Learn about community colleges, find schools, get financial aid help and college life tips.
Midwest Student Exchange Program - multi-state tuition discount program.
College Scholarships - links to many helpful resources.


Applying for College:
UW System Application - apply to any UW School with this application.
Wisconsin Technical Colleges - apply now to Wisconsin Technical Colleges
The Common Application - apply to nearly 500 different colleges using an applicaton.
Common Black College Application - apply to 35 Historically Black Colleges and Universities for one fee.
Minnesota State Colleges Application - apply to 32 Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.
University of California Freshman Questions - Get a head start. These are the required questions necessary for an application to any University of California school. You will need to answer any 4 of the 8 with your application.

Standardized Testing:
ACT - register, send scores, and test prep for the ACT test.
SAT - register, send scores, and test prep for the SAT test.
PSAT - PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test
 

Athletics in College:
NCAA Clearinghouse - students who wish to participate in Division I or II college athletics must first register with the Clearinghouse.
NCAA Eligibility Center - NCAA Division I Initial-Eligibility Academic Requirements
NCAA Student Athlete Guidebook - information about recruiting, eligibility, etc. for Division I, II, & III athletics.
National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) - sports and activity for Junior College and two-year schools.
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) - college and university athletics at 290 smaller colleges.
 

Other College Related Information:
Campus Tours - take virtual tour of campuses.
Summer Programs - choose from a variety of programs on college campuses
CollegeXpress - ranking & summer programs
 

Gap Year Programs:
TeenLife - search summer, gap, volunteer opportunities for teens and more
The Gap Year - an enhancement to the educational process for students who want to explore other interests between their high school and college years
Masa Israel Experience - one semester in Israel