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COLLEGE BOARD: The College Board is a not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity. Use their college search engine now to find colleges and universities with specific characteristics and to research college admissions requirements.

KNOW HOW 2 GO: You know why to go to college; we're here to tell you how. There are specific steps you need to take and this site can help you along the way. Remember, it's never to early--or too late--to start on the road to college.

EDUCATION CONSERVANCY: Applying to college does not have to be overwhelming! The following principles and guidelines can help make the college admission process more manageable, more producative, and more educationally appropriate. This guidance is offered by the Education Conservancy, a group of admission professionals committed to calming the commercial frenzy by affirming educational values in college admission.

KAPLAN REVIEW: The Admissions Services Division operates one of the most popular educational destination sites on the Internet. The site provides high school, college, and graduate students with the most comprehensive resources to help them make the right educational and career decisions. Students can research college profile pages and use Counselor-O-Matic to winnow down their school search, requesting more information from colleges they'd like to consider without ever leaving our site.

USA NEWS: CHEAPEST PUBLIC SCHOOLS: Four out of five students attend public institutions, where the costs for in-state students run far below the headline-grabbing level. The schools are listed by in-state tuition and fees for the 2005-2006 academic year. Also provided is the 2005-2006 charge for room and board, as well as the tuition and fees for out-of-state students.

COLLEGE NET: CollegeNET, Inc. is the world's leading 'virtual plumber' for higher education internet transactions. We provide here for your convenience over 1500 customized Internet admissions applications built for college and university programs. Quickly focus on schools that are best suited to your interests and personality. Without giving away your email address or identifying yourself in any way, you can enter profile information that allows CollegeNET to sift through thousands of colleges and find schools well matched to you.

COLLEGE PROFILES: Their website features in-depth college profiles with information about academic programs, athletics, campus life, facilities, expenses, finanial aid and much more. From each profiles, you can link directly to the home page of each institution. The custom search allows you to select schools by location, cost and majors offered. The collegiate athletics search criterion includes specific mens and womens sports and levels of competition.

ACADEMIN INFO: An online education resource center with extensive subject guides and distance learning information. Their mission is to provide free, independent, and accurate information and resources for prospective and current students. They currently feature over 25,000 + hand-picked resources and update their website on a daily basis.


COMMON APPLICATION: The Common Application is an organization that serves students and member institutions by providing an admission application - online and in print - that students may submit to any over 300 schools.

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This site is dedicated to helping you with your application for admission to a university. In particular, it will enable you to: understand what a Statement of Purpose (SoP) is, understand what universities expect when they ask for a Statement of Purpose, Use guidelines to write your own unique, winning Statements of Purpose and similar essays.


COLLEGE BOARD: Major and Career Profiles

VAULT: There's a reason why Fortune recently called Vault "The best place on the Web to prepare for a job search." Job seekers and professionals have discovered that Vault is the Internet's ultimate destination for insider company information, advice, and career management services. The Vault Career Library is Vault's best-selling collection of more than 80 career guides and employer profiles.


MATH: is dedicated to providing revolutionary ways for students, parents, teachers, and everyone to learn math. Combining educationally sound principles with proprietary technology, offers a unique experience that quickly guides the user to the solutions they need and the products they want. These solutions include assessment, on-demand modular courses that target key math concepts, 24/7 live online tutoring, and expert answers to math questions.

SCIENCE (CHEMISTRY): Welcome to Science Help Online for Chemistry. This site has been designed to aid students who are learning Chemistry, by providing them with additional lessons, worksheets, and review materials.

WRITING: Browse the Step by Step section to follow a proven approach to success on your research paper.

HISTORY: Your ringside seat to history - from the Ancient World to the present. History through the eyes of those who lived it.

NATIONAL ARCHIVES: Of all documents and materials created in the course of business conducted by the United States Federal government, only 1%-3% are so important for legal or historical reasons that they are kept by us forever. Those valuable records are preserved and are available to you, whether you want to see if they contain clues about your family’s history, need to prove a veteran’s military service, or are researching an historical topic that interests you.

FEDERAL STATISTICS: FedStats is the new window on the full range of official statistical information available to the public from the Federal Government. Use the Internet's powerful linking and searching capabilities to track economic and population trends, education, health care costs, aviation safety, foreign trade, energy use, farm production, and more. Access official statistics collected and published by more than 100 Federal agencies without having to know in advance which agency produces them.

MAP MACHINE: Satellite, Street Maps, Theme Maps and More in this online Atlas.


MLA WRITING GUIDELINES: The style recommended by the association for preparing scholarly manuscripts and student research papers concerns itself with the mechanics of writing, such as punctuation, quotation, and documentation of sources. MLA style has been widely adopted by schools, academic departments, and instructors for nearly half a century.

WIKIPEDIA: The free encyclopedia.

QUOTES: A compilation of quotations on a wide variety of subjects.

DICTIONARY: is a multi-source dictionary search service. Definitions from over 15 different dictionaries are complied to produce your search result.

THESAURUS: The thesaurus that appears on this site is Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus.

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