College Resources

College Resources

This page contains links to college resources that may assist you as you try to determine your post-secondary options (links appear as underlined text):

Checklist for Seniors (This document is being updated)

This checklist provides a guide for seniors to help them navigate the final year of high school. Includes a timeline for applying to college, retaking standardized tests, reminders about HOPE eligibility, and NCAA clearinghouse.

Junior Planning Calendar (This document is being updated)

This planning calendar provides a timeline to help juniors plan their last 2 years in high school. Includes information about units required for graduation, graduation tests, college visitations, college entrance testing, and NCAA clearinghouse.

GAFutures

Created by the Georgia Student Finance Commission, this page allows students to learn about federal and state aid programs, learn about and apply to colleges, and is the only place where students can check their in progress HOPE GPA.  

BigFuture

This link to the College Board's website offers suggestions for getting started as you explore colleges, careers, and majors. It offers links to information on how to turn interests into jobs, identifying careers that require a college education, college admissions, paying for college, and more.

NCAA Eligibility Center

Information for Student athletes who are looking into participation in intercollegiate athletics. Students should register with the NCAA Clearinghouse at the end of their junior year. For more information about NCAA eligibility see Coach Haynes or your counselor.

FastWeb

Created by FastWeb, this site offers students, parents, and educators useful tools, tips, and information about the college admissions process. The site also offers "expert" advice from contributors across the academic world and a school search engine that allows students and parents access to a searchable database of colleges.

eCampusTours

Virtual tours of hundreds of college campuses. Site also includes a free scholarship search and financial aid resources.

Princeton Review

A resource containing school search information, career assessments, advice on applying for programs, test-taking strategies and practice tests, etc.

GoCollege

This link will match your interests with a college. It will allow you to narrow down colleges according to majors, grades, scores, and tuition. Also provided are online applications to over 850 colleges throughout the United States. Practice ACT and SAT questions are available as well as financial aid information.

Board of Regents/University System of Georgia

The Board of Regents if the governing boy of the University System of Georgia.  This website provides a wealth of information related to the University System and admissions requirements by USG school.

Technical College System of Georgia

The Technical College System of Georgia oversees the state's system of technical colleges. These colleges provide a broad range of career opportunities. These schools offer a variety of associate degree and diploma programs, continuing education programs, and economic development programs. This page provides considerable information on the various technical education programs and facilities around the state.

College Rankings

Annual college rankings by U.S. News and World Report.

Peterson's College Bound Home Page

This link contains lots of helpful information about how to proceed with your college search, test prep information, admissions essay help, financial aid information, and more.

CollegeProfiles.com

This website features college profiles with information about campus life, expenses, financial aid, athletic opportunities and a custom search that enables you to select schools by academic programs, cost and location.

Goodcall.com

Goodcall.com is a free website with a large scholarship database. The site offers students a database of private and school sponsored awards along with government grant and loan programs.

QuestBridge

QuestBridge is a non-profit program that links bright, motivated low-income students with educational and scholarship opportunities at some of the nation's best colleges. QuestBridge is the provider of the College Prep Scholarship and National College Match Program.

Gates Millennium Scholarship Program

The goal of GMS is to promote academic excellence and to provide an opportunity for outstanding minority students with significant financial need to reach their highest potential by reducing financial barriers for African-American, Hispanic American, American Indian/Alaska Native and Asian Pacific Islander American students with high academic and leadership promise who have a significant financial need from undergraduate through doctoral programs. The program aims to increase the representation of these target groups in the disciplines of education, engineering, library science, mathematics, public health, and the sciences, where these groups are severely underrepresented.

Accredited Online Schools & Colleges

Accredited Online Schools & Colleges is a resource directory that provides accreditation information for online schools and programs. 

Best Colleges

A collection of college rankings on schools across the country. This site rankings are based on degree programs, online schools, state specific schools, and more.  

These resources are provided as tools for exploration only.  We cannot gaurantee the accuracy of information provided as admissions and program information changes rapidly.  For information received from any third party resource, you are encouraged to confirm the accuracy of the information directly with the institution you are researching.