College Planning and Search

Campus Tours - Source for virtual college campus tours.

Career & Major Search - Each profile summarizes a major and lists related occupations, typical employers, and examples of jobs

Catholic Colleges - Search a national database of U.S. Catholic colleges.

College Answer - Research colleges, majors, and financial aid.

CollegeBoard - Search by location, majors, cost, and more.

COLLEGEdata - Choose, prepare, and calculate your admission chances.

CollegeInsight - Compare information about affordability, diversity and student success

CollegeMajors101 - College major search and database

COLLEGENavigator - U.S. Department of Education search and data tool.

College Portrait - No rankings, no spin....just the facts.

College Rankings - A comprehensive list of college and university rankings.

College Results - Compare and examin college graduation rates

EducationPlanner - One stop career and college planning site.

Embark - College research and timeline tool.

National Center for Education Statistics - The primary source for data on U.S. colleges and universities.

NACAC - National Association for College Admission Counseling

Occupational Outlook Handbook - Bureau of Labor Statistics

PACAC - Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling

Peterson's - College search and database.

Princeton Review - College and major search tool.

The Choice - NY Times blog featuring latest trends in college admissions

UCAN-University and College Admission Accountability Network - Get the facts on private colleges and universities.

Unigo - Get the unvarnished scoop from students (from the Wall Street Journal)

Standardized Tests

SAT vs. ACT - Concordance table

SAT vs. ACT - Difference between SAT and ACT

SAT vs. ACT - Kaplan Test structure and format of both standardized tests

SAT vs. ACT - Princeton Review article on choosing the right exam for your skill set

ACT - Registration information, strategies, and sample questions

SAT - Registration information, strategies, and sample questions.

SAT Frequently Asked Questions

SAT Subject Tests - Selective colleges that require SAT Subject Tests.

SAT Prep - Free test preparation provided by CollegeBoard

Standardized Test Preparation - Free online standardized test preparation from Naviance.

Test Prep Courses - Free online standardized test preparation from Number2.

FairTest - National Center for Fair and Open Testing - List of colleges that do not require ACT or SAT scores.

Applying to Colleges

Common Application - Apply to over 500 colleges and universities using one application.

College Admission Requirements - Standardized test and college admission guidelines for colleges.

Early Decision vs. Early Action - Compare different admission plans.

Financial Aid

COLLEGEdata - Financing your college education.

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE - Financial aid application service of the College Board.

Colleges that require the CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Federal Student Aid - Comprehensive guide to federal aid and loans.

My Smart Borrowing - Research job availability and expected salary in your future career.

Net Price Calculator - Tool to estimate the net price to attend a particular college

PHEAA - Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency


Graduate Tutor - Free online scholarship search tool.

FastWeb - Search over 1.5 million free scholarship listings.

Find the Best - Find and compare scholarships, grants, and student loans

La Salle College Counseling Center Scholarship List - Search for scholarships that are listed in the College Counseling Center

MeritAid - A comprehensive directory of merit scholarships and academic scholarships from U.S. colleges.

My Scholly - Free online scholarship search tool.

Scholarships - Free online scholarship search tool.

SchoolSoup - Free online scholarship search tool.


NCAA - National Collegiate Athletic Association

NCAA Initial Eligibility Clearinghouse - Prospective Division I & II student-athletes must complete the amateurism certification questionnaire.

NCAA - Guide for the College-Bound Student-Athlete - Guidelines relate to recruiting, financial aid and college freshman eligibility requirements.

National Letter of Intent & Signing Dates - Know the rules before you sign.

NAIA - National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Aid - Sports scholarships, financial aid, and college research sources for student athletes.

College Newspapers

College Newspapers - Free access to hundreds of college newspapers.

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