College Resources

  • The College Board – www.collegeboard.com
    Students register for the SAT, access their scores, and send their scores to colleges through the College Board. The web site has extensive test preparation material. It also has a detailed, personalized college search system called Big Future and various articles and suggestions about the college process.
  • Colleges that Change Lives – www.ctcl.org
    Colleges that Change Lives is an association of 40 small liberal arts schools that support a student-centered college search process. CTCL member schools are often good matches for Olney Friends School graduates.
  • CollegeView – www.collegeview.com, Embark – www.embark.com
    College View and Embark both have college planning tools such as search engines, timelines, information about financial aid, campus life, and comparison charts.
  • Peterson’s – www.petersons.com
    Peterson’s has test preparation and college planning materials as well as search engines for all kinds of schools: colleges, graduate schools, independent schools, MBA and nursing schools, culinary school, summer camps, etc.
  • Women’s Colleges – www.womenscolleges.org
    The Women’s College Coalition is an association of women’s colleges and universities in the United States and Canada whose primary mission is the education and advancement of women. This website offers information about the benefits of a single-sex education as well as information about specific schools.
  • Co-op Colleges – www.co-op.edu
    Students at co-op (cooperative) colleges and universities work in companies and fields related to their academic or career goals in tandem with their relevant classroom studies. This website gives information about co-op schools and scholarships.
  • Students with Learning Differences – www.ncld.org
    This web site gives support to students with learning differences as they consider their college options and transition to college.
  • First-Generation College Students – www.firstinthefamily.org
    This web site gives support to students who are the first in their family to pursue or attend college.