Checklists for College:Senior Timelines and Checklists for College
Junior Timelines and Checklists for College
Sophomore Timelines and Checklists for College
Twitter Accounts ( in no particular order):
@usnewseducation (a U.S. News and World Report account)
@NPCwomen (National Panhellenic Conference, sororities)
@famouswomen (Quotations from famous women)
Also follow the admissions, academic college, school president, school newspaper etc. from the schools on your wish list or that you will be attending. This will help you understand what is important to that college/university. It will also help you understand how the school works.
Books and articles:
"College Saving Options: Roth IRA Vx. 529." Www.savingforcollege.com. N.p., 16 July 2009. Web.
"Difference between Trade School and College." Information on. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Jan. 2013.
Goldburd, Phyllis, Ph.D. "Parenting A College Student: How to Let Go." Www.scottcounseling.com. N.p., 19 Oct. 2010. Web.
"How to Create a Functional Study Space in a Dorm Room." SayCampusLife. N.p., 13 Dec. 2012. Web. 9 Jan. 2013.
Kastner, Laura Scribner., and Jennifer Fugett. Wyatt. The Launching Years: Strategies for Parenting from Senior Year to College Life. New York: Three Rivers, 2002. Print.
Mamlet, Robin, and Christine VanDeVelde. College Admission: From Application to Acceptance, Step by Step.
New York: Three Rivers, 2011. Print.
Price, Shayla R. The Scholarship Search: A Guide to Winning Free Money for College and More. Lincoln, NE: IUniverse, 2006. Print.
Sachs, Brad. Emptying the Nest: Launching Your Young Adult toward Success and Self—reliance. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. Print.
Blogs to follow:
The Choice (http://thechoice.blogs.newyorktimes)
www.CollegeInColorado.org — Select the College Planning or Career Planning tabs on the website. Free website
www.coloradocouncil .org — "The Colorado Council on High School/College Relations is an organization of colleges, universities and high schools in Colorado. Its purpose is to foster cooperation and help students plan their education."
cof.college—assist.org — College Opportunity Fund for Colorado colleges
www.collegeincolorado.org — click on â€˜Financial Aid planningâ€™ tab
www.collegedegree.com www.cottey.edu — An independent liberal arts and science all—women's college sponsored by P.E.O. "C" for Yourself Weekend is scheduled for April 19—21, 2013.
www.collegedegree.com — College degree matching website.
www.collegeboard.org — Parent Section has information on scholarships
www.collegeconfidential.com — Has a discussion area that offers feedback on many colleges from people who have applied or are in the process â€“ real people. Best source for college information.
www.ctcl.org — Colleges That Change Lives â€“ dedicated to the advancement and support of a student—centered college search process.
www.college scholarships.org — Scholarship search website.
www.nationalmerit.org— National Merit Scholarship Corporation
www.boettcherfoundation.org — Boettcher scholarship information
www.ptpi.org — Congressional Award Scholarship â€“ select Student Programs then Financial Aid then scholarship
www.valleybankandtrust.com — Select Kids Page icon
www.peointernational.org — P.E.O. Star Scholarship in P.E.O. Projects/Philanthropies
www.onlinecollegenetwork.com — Click on â€œscholarshipsâ€ for a page that shows many links to sites that offer scholarships
www.FastWeb.com — lists scholarships, grants, and loans
www.scholarships.com — search engine for scholarships & financial aid resources
www.collegescholarships.com — new scholarships posted on a monthly basis (this is different from the collegescholarships.org website!)
www.fastaid.com — search engine for scholarships & financial aid resources
www.collegeanswer.com — information on scholarships, loans & grants
www.finaid.com — information on loans, college planning & more
www.estudentloan.com — full service financial aid site
www.salliemae.com — includes financial estimators & scholarship search program
www.fafsa.ed.gov — Free Application for Federal Student Aid
www.ncaa.org —Sports scholarship information
www.eligibilitycenter.org — To register with NCAA Eligibility Center â€“ select High School Administrators then login as student
Books for Sale/Rent:
Also available is your local campus bookstores!