This page is designed to help students and parents with the college search and application process. It has many links in the various categories listed below.
For more information, contact Helen Burke Montague, Lincoln School College Counselor at 401-331-9696, ext 3141 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit College and University Websites Directly
"Virtual visits" to college and universities can be an interesting and informative experience.
College Search and Application Resources
Naviance Family Connection: Lincoln School Family Connection
The Common Application: The Common Application is the recommended form of 195 selective, independent colleges and universities for admission to their undergraduate programs. Many of these institutions use the form exclusively. All give equal consideration to the Common Application and the college's own form.
The College Board: College and Career Planning
Peterson's Education From college guides to guidance software to the biggest WWW education resource, Peterson's has been establishing essential information links between students and education for 30 years.
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD)
Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU)
The College Board. Many links with information for everybody Parents and students, andmission and financial aid staff of schools, counselors, etc.
ACT links for test prep, registration and sending scores to colleges.
FairTest A national research and advocacy organization working to ensure fairness in standardized testing.
Test of English as a Foreign Language Online (TOEFL)
Financial Aid and Scholarship Resources
The College Planning Center is funded by the RI Higher Education Assistance Authority. With offices in Warwick and Woonsocket, the center offers hands-on assistance to help you complete the CSS Profile and FAFSA forms. There is no charge for their services. www.CollegePlanningCenter.org
This is the U.S. Department of Education site on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) which is required for any student aid application.
This is the site at which you can register for the College Scholarship Service Financial Aid PROFILE (CSS Profile).
This is the index page of finaid.org which is sponsored by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) so it contains reliable information on all aspects of the financial aid question.
This is Yahoo's page on financial aid. Remember that Yahoo's materials are reviewed by humans, not just collected by computers.
This is the U.S. Government's information page on financial aid.
Gap Year and Interim Year Resources
Playing Sports in College
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
Planning Your Future
Isaac Black: African American Student’s College Guide
Mitchell: The Multicultural Student’s Guide to Colleges
Student Athletes’ Guide to Colleges and Universities
Peterson’s Guides: Summer Opportunities for Kids and Teenagers
St. Martin’s Press: The Teenager’s Guide to Study, Travel and Adventure Abroad
The College Board: Index of Major
Ruggs: Recommendations on the Colleges