COLLEGE COUNSELING

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THE​ ​COLLEGE​ ​STUDENT-ATHLETE

 

A Guide to Assist the High School Student-Athlete with Exposure, Recruitment and College Selection

College Search and Information Sites

 

Academic Common Market, https://www.sreb.org/academic-common-market - For more than  35 years, SREB’s Academic Common Market has enabled students to pursue out-of-state college  degrees at in-state tuition rates, through agreements among the states and colleges and  universities.

Big Future, Comprehensive college search engine.

 

Campus Tours, Links to virtual tours, video clips, and other material.

 

College Quest, Search for colleges by interest, size, location.

College Net, Search for colleges, scholarships, financial aid; electronic applications; virtual bookstore.

College Navigator, Search for information on college, financial aid and other college application information. Provided by the National Center for Education Statistics.

CollegeWeek Live, Virtual college fairs.

College View, College searches and information about college life. 

Edmithttps://www.edmit.me/  Edmit helps families make smarter financial decisions about  college, with advice about college savings, the true cost of college, and return on investment.  Edmit provides a free app for your phone.

 

National Association of College Admissions Counseling, Information about admission policies and procedures. Association of college admissions and counseling professionals.

Naviance, www.naviance.com  Software program installed on your school issued computer (link  in Clever) to help you determine career pathways, research potential colleges based on personal  preferences, and request letters of recommendation and transcripts, among other resources.

 

Peterson's, College searches, information on majors, careers, financial aid and preparation for college.

Rankings and Ratings, discusses the controversy over rankings. This site is maintained by the University of Illinois.

The College Planning Center, www.collegeplanningcenters.com/services Services students and  parents with everything from test preparation to comprehensive application assistance. (855) 442- 4222,

email: info@collegeplanningcenters.com.

YouVisit, Virtual tours including some virtual reality campus visit technology.

Local Resources

 

Stephanie Haynes Coaching and Consulting (former OCA Educator): Services students in clarifying and developing post-high school plans, goal setting to achieve those plans, and  accountability to bring students’ plans to life.

email: stephanie@stephaniehaynes.net.

The Money Coach - Services families in identifying financial pathways for post-high school plans. O: (843) 564-8584  M: (508)736-9027. 

360 Coaching, LLC provides college preparation coaching that is all-inclusive and personalized for high school students and their families. Contact Chris via email at Chris@360CoachingService.com or via phone at 770-654-8245 to get more information or set up your FREE Consultation! 

Standardized Testing Information

College Board, SAT registration, test dates and preparation.

USA Test Prep,  SAT registration, test dates and preparation.

Sylvan Learning Center, SAT registration, test dates and preparation.

Jantzi Test Prep, SAT registration, test dates and preparation.

ACT, ACT registration, test dates and college searches.

Educational Testing Service, Practice test questions, sample tests, financial aid information, and college searches.

Khan Academy, free test preparation site.

Number2.com, free test preparation site.

Princeton Review, test preparation resource.

PrepMonsters.com - ACT/SAT virtual boot camp options and college coaching

Applerouth Tutoring, test preparation resource.

SAT/ACT Test Prep with Joe Scarella (Local): I come to your home (or the library) and work one-on-one  with your child on any/all areas of the exams - social distancing is adhered to, as is the wearing of  masks. Or, if you prefer, we can operate remotely, using ZOOM. Scheduling Flexibility. Joe  Scarella, jscarella@gmail.com 203-981-0405, call or text.

Study.com (Take a ACT Practice Test & ACT Test Prep | Study.com), Free ACT practice tests and other resources.

Career Websites

Career Interest Game

Keirsey Temperament Sorter, matches your temperament to a career.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

College Athletics

NCAA, NCAA Clearinghouse registration, information about participating in Division I, II, or III college athletics.

NAIA, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.

Resources for Students with Learning Differences

National Center for Learning Disabilities, Information, articles, and college resources.

Learning Ally, Information and resources including products, services and books for students with print disabilities.

Gap Year Resources

Gapyearassociation.org

Gapyear.com

 

USA Gap Year Programs

 

Center for Interim Programs

 

Americorps

 

American Field Service