CollegeWeekLive is a free virtual college fair that connects students with hundreds of colleges and universities from around the world. It offers students the same benefits as a traditional college fair – in a virtual setting. Students can see live streaming video presentations from admissions representatives, visit virtual booths to ask questions, and get more information.
Put together a list of 10 to 20 potential schools of interest. You can use College Board’s College Search MatchMaker tool to build your list of favorite schools. It provides several search criteria to narrow down the results. If you create an account, you can save your search criteria and save results to your own college list to reference at a later time.
Most families know to register students for the ACT at ACT, Inc., but fewer know that it also offers lots of great free ACT studying resources, including study tips, sample questions — even complete tests.
Career choice may be central to the college search itself. The ASVAB Career Exploration Program helps students get a sense of possible career choices that suit their personalities, interests, and abilities.
Collegeboard.org has the answers to many of the questions running through your mind about applying to college. Their website provides tons of resources such as application timelines, checklists, FAQs, and even how to begin.