Helpful Links

COLLEGE SEARCH:

The College Board's College Search
http://www.collegeboard.com/csearch
Updated annually, this service searches the College Board's database of more than 3,200 two- and four-year colleges. You can search by school name or set your own criteria based on the school's location, academic programs and financial aid policies.

The Princeton Review
http://www.princetonreview.com/home.asp
This is the home of Apply! On-line, the Web-based version of the software that makes it possible to complete college application forms on the computer.

College View
http://www.collegeview.com/index.html
College View's college search feature offers profiles of more than 3,800 colleges and universities and information on financial aid and scholarships.

APPLICATIONS:

The Common Application
http://www.commonapp.org/
The recommended application form of more than 740 selective colleges and universities for admission to their undergraduate programs.

STANDARDIZED TESTING:

SAT Reasoning Test/SAT Subject Tests Registration
http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/sat/reg.html

ACT: Registration
http://www.act.org/

Fair Test
http://www.fairtest.org/
The National Center for Fair & Open Testing (FairTest) is an advocacy organization working to end the abuses, misuses and flaws of standardized testing and ensure that evaluation of students and workers is fair, open and educationally sound.

FINANCIAL AID / SCHOLARSHIP:

FAFSA: Free application for federal student aid
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/

Student guide to financial aid
http://www.finaid.org/

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
https://profileonline.collegeboard.com/index.jsp
The financial aid application service of the College Board.

Educaid
http://www.educaid.com/
Educaid's website facilitates planning for the cost of college and researching options; includes a sign-up for a free monthly e-mail newsletter about financial aid.

College Affordability
http://collegeaffordability.com/
Information website for the college financial decision making process.

FastWeb
http://fastweb.monster.com/
Free scholarship search service.

The United Negro College Fund
http://www.uncf.org/
Information about UNCF's programs and scholarships.

The Federal Trade Commission Scholarship Scam
http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0082-scholarship-and-financial-aid-scams
The FTC uses this site to alert parents and students of suspicious scholarship opportunities. Before paying a service to research scholarships, be sure to log on here.

ATHLETICS:

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Clearinghouse
https://web3.ncaa.org/ecwr3/
All prospective Division I and II student-athletes must register with the Clearinghouse to be eligible to compete.

NAIA
http://www.naia.org/
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, another governing body of college sports.

Ivy League Sports
http://www.ivyleaguesports.com/

NESCAC
http://www.nescac.com/
New England Small College Athletic Conference

Patriot League
http://patriotleague.org/

 

Naviance

The College Counseling Office offers juniors and seniors individualized accounts on Naviance, a website designed to help students navigate the college search process.

Penn Charter

A Friends School for Girls and Boys, Pre-K to 12

3000 West School House Lane Philadelphia, PA 19144 215.844.3460
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