WEB SITES (Updated 09/19)
Warning: Some scholarship databases include awards that charge application fees. We do not recommend applying to any scholarship that charges an application fee.
http://www.collegeboard.org/ SAT Registration AND Prep
http://www.actstudent.org/ ACT testing information, schedule and testing sites.
SAT/ACT Test Preparation
Khan Academy: "Personalized practice, anytime, anywhere--for free" (Khan Academy, 2016).
For SAT's: Khan Academy provides full-length practice tests, study and test-taking tips, interactive practice questions, videos, lessons, and hints and also offers a tailored practice plans at no cost to the students.
*Khan does not provide assistance with ACT or PSAT.Link your College Board account with you Khan Academy account
SAT: **Khan Academy is partners with College Board so what is said for the SAT's above, is also accurate for SAT's on the college board website.
PSAT: Provides information about test preparation and subject areas that will be assessed.
https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/practice (SAT practice)
SAT, ACT, PSAT : Test Masters offers SAT, PSAT, and ACT test tutoring sessions in the classroom, online, as well as private tutoring in Philadelphia or Pittsburgh.
ePrep: Offers SAT, ACT, and PSAT online preparation that includes full length exams, feedback, as well as video lessons.
Princeton Review: Offers a variety of packages for test preparation as well as private tutoring.
Kaplan Test Prep: Offers free practice tests for SAT's, ACT's, and PSAT's as well as test preparation in a classroom setting or in a one-on-one setting at home or online with a Kaplan tutor.
Huntington Learning Center: For SAT's, ACT's and PSAT's, they offer instruction from tutors as well as three prep programs.
Sylvan Learning Center: Offers SAT/ACT practice exams. Also, SAT/ACT preparation at Sylvan includes small group instruction, SAT/ACT tutors, homework, and video lessons.
The Dauphin County Library: Offers free SAT and ACT online test preparation such as practice tests and tutorials. Check with your local library for access to the 'Learning Express Library'.
Educational Breakthroughs: Offers subject speficic tutoring as well as SAT and ACT prep programs
http://www.eligibilitycenter.org This site will provide you with information about initial-eligibility at NCAA Division I and II member colleges and universities.
College and Career Searches
http://connection.naviance.com/centraldshs Naviance/Family Connection is a comprehensive college and career readiness solution that helps connect academic achievement to post secondary goals.
http://www.educationplanner.org EducationPlanner provides information for researching careers, choosing a postsecondary school, applying on-line, and finding ways to finance your education.
http://www.hbcuconnect.com/ HBCU connect is designed as a cohesive link between all Historically Black Colleges and Universities worldwide. Our forum is currently focused on providing free information and services for the HBCU community; including both currently enrolled and prospective students, parents, faculty and alumni.
http://www.collegenet.com/ Provides information on colleges and financial aid. Use CollegeNET's five key internet admissions services to help yourself get into college.
http://www.princetonreview.com/ Ranks colleges and universities and assists with college searches, career searches, and SAT Preparation.
http://www.pacu.org/ Listing of more than 111 Pennsylvania Colleges and Universities. All member institutions are chartered by the Commonwealth and accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools or by other national accrediting agencies.
http://www.gocollege.com/ GoCollege.com is dedicated to furthering educational opportunities for the youth of America.
http://www.pacareerzone.org/ Provides information regarding careers and colleges specific to Pennsylvania.
https://www.trade-schools.net/locations/ Provides information on trade schools as well as other colleges and universities.
http://www.petersons.com/ Peterson's scholarship search lists awards from about 2,000 sponsors.
http://apps.collegeboard.com/cbsearch_ss/welcome.jsp The College Board's FUND FINDER scholarship database lists scholarships and other types of financial aid programs from 3,300 national, state, public and private sources. The database is updated annually. (Description from FinAid.org)
http://www.scholarships.com/ Entirely free website designed to help students find money for college.
http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/affordable-colleges-for-students-with-disabilities/ provides information for students with disabilities.
Financial Aid Information
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ The interactive web version of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The FAFSA is the federal application for financial aid, and it may also be used to apply for aid from other sources, such as your state or school. The deadlines for your state or schools may be different from the federal deadlines and you may be required to complete additional forms.
http://www.finaid.org/ One of the most comprehensive annotated collection of information about student financial aid on the web.
http://www.studentaid.ed.gov/ The Federal Student Aid website is committed to making education beyond high school more attainable for all students.
http://todaysmilitary.com/joining This site seeks to educate parents, teachers, and others about the opportunities and benefits available to young people in the Military today.
http://www.asvabprogram.com/ Provides information on the military as well as ASVAB testing.
http://www.nursing.org/ Provides information regarding nursing careers. Scholarship information is also included.
http://www.scsc.state.pa.us/ PA Civil Service. This program is designed to help students learn more about themselves and the world of work, identify and explore potentially satisfying occupations, and develop an effective strategy to realize their goals.
www.act.org/wwm The World-of-Work Map organizes occupations into six clusters (parallel to John Holland's six occupational types), 12regions, and 26career areas (groups of similar jobs). It graphically shows how occupations relate to each other according to primary work tasks.
http://www.careerkey.org/ The Career Key™ gives you expert help with career choices -- career changes, career planning, job skills, and choosing a college major or educational program.
http://www.ncset.org/ The National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET) coordinates national resources, offers technical assistance, and disseminates information related to secondary education and transition for youth with disabilities in order to create opportunities for youth to achieve successful futures.
https://www.discoverbusiness.us/ Provides information regarding business degrees.
https://www.starttheconversationhere.com/ Provides information about high demand occupations in PA as well as schoalrships.