Searching for College
Now that you have an idea on a career path, the next step is choosing the right college. The links below contain valuable information on starting your college search. You can also visit the Career and College Resource Center in the CVA Guidance Office or speak to your guidance counselor for direction.
Month-by-month directions for high school seniors to prepare for fall admission – A great article from USA Today.
Big Future by The College Board – Resource to search for colleges by categories. If you aren’t sure where to start, the site will walk you through step by step with locations, campus setting, cost and majors to find the right fit.
College Bound Network – This site offers a complete online and offline network for getting in and succeeding in college! The CollegeBound Network and its affiliates cover everything and anything you need to know about high school and college life! From college-bound advice and student survival strategies, to totally interactive, contest-clickin’ fun!
College NET – The CollegeNET search engine helps you quickly find the ideal college. Narrow down by region, college sports, major, tuition and several other criteria. Hotlink from your search list directly to homepages of the schools in which you are interested. Review, compare and sort schools according to exclusive, detailed profiles provided by ACT.
College Xpress – Find information on colleges, admissions, financial aid, campus life and sports.
Cyber Degrees – Learn more about cyber security and find colleges that offer degrees in cyber secuurity.
Go College – Find a college, take a virtual tour at that college. You’ll also find information on financial aid here.
Hobson’s College View – Examine more than 3,800 schools to find the college that’s right for you. Take a virtual campus tour, apply online and more.
Mapping Your Future – This site offers information on planning a career, selecting a school, paying for school and guided tours.
New York’s Private College & Universities – This site will offer information on admissions and financial aid for New York’s private colleges and universities.
Sallie Mae College Answer – Information on saving, planning, and paying for college.
The State University of New York – This site will provide information about SUNY, individual campuses, and the admission application process.