College Planning Links
Useful College Planning Links:
College Advising Guide for Undocumented Students - If you or someone you know is one of the estimated 65,000 undocumented students who graduate from US high schools each year, use this resource to learn about options for college including navigating the financial aid challenges that come with having undocumented status.
A to Z Colleges - An Internet resource designed to provide the highest quality services to students and campus communities globally. Contains comprehensive information, listings, links, and rankings of educational institutions all over the world.
Be Recruited - Founded by former coaches and ESPN executives, this site provides information about the recruiting process and allows students to post resumes and videos for college coaches to review.
College Board - The most comprehensive college information site includes College Board tests, programs, online registration, and a searchable database of colleges, financial aid information, and more.
College Navigator - A tool provided by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) that allows students and families to research schools and their statistics in areas such as graduation rates, average cost by income level, and loan default rates.
College Net - Provides separate databases for 4-year colleges, community and technical colleges and takes you to the actual websites of the colleges. The 4-year college database is searchable by geography, tuition, enrollment, and potential college major.
College Scorecard- Compare colleges based on measurements such as graduation rate, average amount of debt at graduation and average salary after graduation.
Community Colleges - This site includes links to state listings and more than 800 two-year, post-secondary institutions offering certificate programs and associate degrees.
Counselor Community - Admission counselors can now go here to schedule an appointment with our high school.
Niche - Learn more about colleges and universities from the perspectives of their current students. Students share their perspectives on many areas including academic climate, campus dining, nightlife, and computers.
The College Solution - Independent counselor Lynn O’Shaughnessy offers daily advice on all aspects of the college selection process with a focus on finding a good fit at the right price.
College Countdown - Find affordable college options with their easy-to-use calculation software that helps determine the real cost of college and the amount you can afford.
College Majors 101 - Provides a description of what each major is, where it is offered, and what colleges and universities excel at that specific major.
DVR Programs of Study - A "Program of Study" lays out the courses you can take at RBHS so you are ready to take on the college courses that will get you what you want in a career.
eCampus Tours - Features 360 x 360 degree virtual college tours of over a thousand college campuses. You can also view planning information about choosing a college, student financial aid, campus life, career exploration, student loans, scholarships and more.
Fair Test - A number of post-secondary schools do not require a standardized test score for admission. This site keeps an updated list of those schools.
Know How 2 Go - A United Stated Department of Education site in partnership with the Coalition of America’s Colleges and Universities. It details how to make a college education possible.
Peterson’s - Peterson’s education center includes information about educational programs at all levels and provides searchable databases of colleges and academic programs.
Study Abroad - Listed are thousands of academic programs in more than 100 countries throughout the world with links to study abroad programs, academic courses, and internships. The programs are searchable by country, subject and language.
Transferology - Will my courses from Triton/COD transfer? Simply enter courses to be taken at your community college to find equivalent courses at other schools. Matches are ranked by awarded credit, so you can eliminate the guesswork and maximize your transfer potential.
YouVisit - Virtual guided tours of many colleges with 360 degree views and panaromas