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.
Edmit, https://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,
Undecided, This mobile app uses guided journaling prompts, a chat feature, and “intuitive admissions checklists” to provide private, personalized guidance for high school students on their post-graduation goals.
YouVisit, Virtual tours including some virtual reality campus visit technology.
C. Claire Law, Independent Education Consultant and Certified Education Planner - Helps families find affordable colleges. Also finds programs for students with special needs. Supports teens to grow and thrive. Author of: How to Control Your College Costs; Co-Author of: Find The Perfect College For you. www.eduave.com; (401) 595-8353; firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Ashley Dudley, College Planner - Working with high school students and families to navigate the college experience. Helps with early preparation beginning in 9th grade, college searches, applications, transitions, and academic advising. Assists with gap years, career interests, job searches, and internships. Ashley@AshleyDudley.org; 217-494-9880; www.AshleyDudley.org
Jenny Whittle, Educational Consultant with College Planners of South Carolina - Working with high school students to plan for college and complete applications. Also provides focus on college alternatives. In-person and virtual options available. JennyWhittleceo@gmail.com; 843-209-3475; collegeplannersofsc.com
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.
Princeton Review, test preparation resource.
PrepMonsters.com - ACT/SAT virtual boot camp options and college coaching
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, email@example.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.
Keirsey Temperament Sorter, matches your temperament to a career.
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