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College for All Texans--tons of information on colleges in Texas, financial aid, degree programs and so much more.  Excellent resource!

College Board--register for the SAT, access practice tests or search for colleges, careers and scholarships

Khan Academy--a free test preparation site for SAT.  Also has TONS of tutorials for different subjects and classes. to apply to college:  The Comprehensive Guide

Federal Student Loan basics--a short reference guide for typical government loans for college for the ACT, get information on college and career planning

Sophia--a free test preparation site for ACT plus lots of other course tutorials. Texas Common Application located here is accepted by most colleges in the state, allowing for a student to complete one comprehensive application and submit it to multiple institutions.  Be aware though, each institution charges an individual application fee.

Center for Online Learning-- This guide to online learning is very helpful and explains the details of online colleges vs. traditional colleges.

Common App--This is an application accepted by over 500 colleges throughout the US and around the world.

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College Navigator--A resource of the US Department of Education. College Navigator gathers admission, retention, graduation, and financial aid data for every college in the country.

Cappex--Search more than 3,000 college profiles where you can quickly see admission facts, deadlines, majors and what campus life is like.  Also, discover which scholarships match your strengths and skills best.

Edudemic--Edudemic was created to connect teachers, administrators, students, and just about everyone else with the best technology on the planet. A modest goal, to be sure. We continue to exist and flourish because there is a need to enable resource discovery among educators around the world. directory of over 2,300 nursing school across the United States & Puerto Rico. Highlighted as a resource by the New York Times as an excellent provider of nursing school & career information.

Guide to Online Schools--resources like student reviews, school comparisons, rankings, performance data and even scholarships.

Affordable Online Colleges--Complete Directory of Online Colleges and Universities in Texas - 2014 Top Online Schools

Career OneStop--explore careers and find out the education and training necessary, the salary to expect and much more

Perkins Collaborative Resource Network--a resource for all sorts of career and college websites and contacts

Pathways to College Network-- college planning resources and financial aid information for information on a variety of college institutions; also contains interesting lists of schools for particular majors and acceptance rates

JAMP (Joint Admission Medical Program)--JAMP provides guidance, training, experience and support to economically disadvantaged students interested in becoming physicians.  They provide: Scholarships for undergraduate and medical school students and summer stipends, Mentoring and personal assistance to prepare for medical school, Hands-on experience through summer internships, Assured admission to a Texas medical school if all requirements are met.  See the website for more information.

How to Manage Your Online Reputation--walks the reader through the process of analyzing his or her online presence, recovering any damaged reputation, and ultimately leveraging social media in the college and job hunt