College Counseling

Resources

Resources: Search Tools

Family Connection - You can use the College Search feature in Family Connection to find schools based on type, size, location, NCAA sports, and other criteria. (you must be a registered student or parent).

Princeton Review
 - One of the orginal "test prep" companies, the Princeton Review site now has many useful links, including a link to their annual survey of student opinions about a large number of colleges. Though often quite entertaining, many comments do not always appropriately reflect the true nature of a particular college or university.

College and University Websites
 - This link will provide helpful navigation directly to thousands of college and university websites. From there one should look for pages such as: admissions, prospective students, or visitors.

Colleges That Change Lives
 - This site, inspired by Loren Pope's book by the same name, profiles a group Liberal Arts and Sciences colleges that may not be as well know, but who provide outstanding educational experiences.

CampusTours Virtual College Tours! - A source that provides virtual tours of many colleges and universities, this site will also provide links to many colleges' admissions pages.

Peterson's - College Search and database

College Search - College Guides Sponsored by the College Board, this site will allow a student to begin his search for potential colleges by answering questions that define his preferences for such things as school size, type, location, majors, extracurricular activities, and admissions requirements.

The Tennessee guide includes a complete look at the state's community colleges, public universities, private colleges, technical schools and distance learning options. College hopefuls can then find potential schools using our proprietary search tool, which allows quick and accurate searching by institution type, setting, size, city and cost. Students can also see the best colleges in Tennessee.
 
 
The Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP) - The Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP) is an annual online survey of arts graduates including data on the jobs they now hold and their satisfaction at work; it's a great resource for anyone considering a major in the arts! View the interactive SnaapShot of 2011 findings from over 33,000 arts alumni in America.

Applications Online

Common Application - Used by over 315 different colleges and universities, the Common Application allows a student to complete a single application and submit it electronically to a number of college or to make photocopies that can be mailed directly to the schools. Member colleges annually agree to give the same full and equal consideration to this application as they do to their own individual applications.
 
Princeton Review On-line Apps - Among other things, this site provides links to individually specific college and university applications for admissions, many of which can be submitted electronically.

CollegeNET - Online College Apps - An additional site for direct links to specific college and university applications.

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