Collegiate Visionary Resources

***The resources provided are not all inclusive. These are mere suggestions to jumpstart your process of achieving educational, financial, and professional goals***

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COLLEGIATE VISIONARY RESOURCES

Category

Websites

Planning/Organization

What’s your PASSION? What’s your vision? Keep track of your goals, projects, ideas and more with the Passion Planner!

Passion Planner

 

Planning for College (High School Students)

Need a jumpstart planning for college? Here you will find resources for guidance counselors, parents and students when planning for college!

High School Action Plan

National Association for College Admission

Selecting the Right College

College location? Classroom size? Student population? Are you concerned about these things? Find the college that would be a good fit for you here! Also, schedule campus visits once you narrow down your list of prospective institutions!

College Xpress

Big Future (College Board)

Historically Black Colleges & Universities

Vocational (Trade) Schools

 

SAT/ACT Preparation

Preparation is key! Get an overview of the ACT/SAT and take practice tests!

ACT Preparation

Kaplan ACT Test Preparation

The ACT Student Test Preparation

Prep Scholar Test Preparation

SAT Preparation

Kaplan SAT Test Preparation

Major Test SAT Test Preparation

Princeton Review SAT Test Preparation

 

SAT/ACT Waiver Program

Testing fees can become quite expensive! Find out if you are eligible for a SAT/ACT waiver!

SAT/ACT Testing Waiver Eligibility

 

SAT/ACT Registration

Register for the SAT/ACT here!

SAT Registration

ACT Registration

 

Composing College Admission Essays

Need tips for writing a good admissions essay! Check out these tips?

Drafting Your Admissions Essay
College Admission Application Waivers

Those college application fees can add up quickly! Click here to find out if you are eligible

NACAC Request For Application Fee Waiver Form

 

Financial Literacy

Understand how to financially plan for college and smart borrowing (student loans) to cover college expenses

360 Financial Literacy (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants)

Financial Planning for College Students

Personal Finance For College Students

Understanding Student Loans

iGrad

Private Student Loans Guide

LendEDU-Financial Aid, Student Loans, Budgeting

 

Perspectives on On-Campus vs Off Campus Housing

Undecided on whether living on-campus, off campus or at home is the best for you? Maybe these articles will provide the objective perspective that you need!

Pros and Cons of Living At Home During College

10 Reasons To Live In A Dorm

Living On Campus vs Living Off Campus

Should My College Student Live Off Campus?

 

Federal Application For Student Aid (FAFSA DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2017)

Apply for student aid here!

 

Federal Application For Student Aid

Scholarship Links

MONEY, MONEY, MONEY! Find additional aid for college!

 

 

The Ultimate Guide to College Scholarships

How to Fund Your College Education: Maggie O’Neil

Types of Student Aid Available (Student Financial Aid)

Scholarships

FastWeb

Big Future (College Board)

Scholly

FormSwift Scholarship

Minority Scholarships

100 Minority Scholarships

Minority Scholarships, Grants, Fellowships (Categorized by major field of study)

International Student Scholarships

International Student & Study Abroad Scholarships

International Scholarships

Scholarships 4 Development

American University Emerging Global Leader Scholarship

Thesis/Dissertation Editors

(Graduate Students)

Would like editors to review your work for publication? Check out these sites!

Precision Consulting (Dissertation Editor)

Dissertation Editor

Cambridge Proofreading, LLC (Thesis & Dissertation)

Elite Editing (Thesis & Dissertation)

Career Development

How should I format my resume, cover letter or portfolio? Check out these links!

Resume/Cover Letter/Portfolio

 

Developing Your Professional Portfolio

Networking

A network of peers or mentors can assist in professional growth and aide in the transition from the college graduate to the working professional. Check out these links for tips on effective networking!

Forbes: How To Network The Right Way

Business Insider: How To Network Like A Pro

Entrepreneur: How To Network When You’re An Introvert

Internships/Careers

Search these links for internships and career opportunites!

 

 

 

USA Jobs (Students and Recent Graduates)

Monster

Higher Ed Jobs

Indeed

Nuevoo

Community Service Opportunities

Always find time to give back!

Volunteer Match

 

***The resources provided are not all inclusive. These are mere suggestions to jumpstart your process of achieving educational, financial, and professional goals***

 

 

 

 

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