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F O R E I G N S E R V I C E J O U R N A L / J U N E 2 0 1 2
S
CHOOLS
S
UPPLEMENT
College Applications:
Online Resources
www.collegeboard.com
register
and prep here for the SAT. The site
also features CollegeMatchMaker to
help you choose the right college.
www.act.org
register and
prep here for the ACT.
www.princetonreview.com
find information about the top 10-
percent institutions, a good basic
overview of application process
and test prep advice.
www.collegeconfidential.com
play with fun interactive features such
as Ask the Dean and College Vibe.
www.mycollegeguide.org
submit questions to “Ask the Guru.”
www.unigo.com
see feedback
from students on their own colleges,
in written and video form.
www.studentreview.com
read
reviews, survey results and advice.
nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator
get tools for finding the right college,
including interactive spreadsheets.
www.collegegold.com/apply
decide/staterequirements
— check
on state residency requirements
(for in-state tuition) at a glance.
www.naviance.com/index.php
if your high school has this program,
find out how to use it from your guid-
ance counselor. This is a wonderful
free resource that can help you plan
your future.
www.afsa.org/scholarships
get all you need to know on AFSA’s
merit and financial aid.
www.expatyouthscholarship.com
— apply for Clements Worldwide
scholarships for expatriate students.
www.state.gov/m/dghr/flo/c21963.
htm
— visit the State Department’s
comprehensive list of FS-related
scholarships.
www.collegeconfidential.com
the discussion boards on this site are
helpful during the admissions process.