101 Top College, University & Web Pages
Links to sites on everything about choosing a college: free scholarship searches,
My Life Coach - finding the perfect career, distance ed, and grad school.
All About College.com
College & grad school directories including study abroad, college chat, test preparation,
financial aid, even a job search directory.
College & University Rankings
Collection of sites that rank colleges, universities and professional programs.
Where to start, college visits, majors & careers with college search. Compare colleges and
use the career browser tools.
"features over 20,000 college catalogs in complete cover-to-cover, original page format
representing 2-year, 4-year, graduate and professional schools along with institutional profiles for
all accredited colleges in the United States. The database may be searched by college name, major,
enrollment, tuition, degrees, state, or affiliation. There are links to: college home pages, career
information, and financial aid information."
Access using GALILEO.
GALILEO- CollegeSource® Online. GALILEO
users are provided the capability of downloading full college catalogs in .pdf format.
"GeorgiaMentor.org - Your online guide to Georgia's private colleges & universities.
Helping students plan, apply and pay for college."
Georgia Easy: Selecting the Right College
University system of Georgia offers aid for students in choosing a Georgia college.
Georgia's Technical Colleges
Offers help to students seeking a technical college in their area or in a specialty of interest to
For nontraditional students seeking online degrees, GetEducated.com provides a portal for
information about online learning as well as a college directory to find programs for
CHEA-accredited colleges and universities. It bars advertising from fake Internet universities.
Find your dream school. Links to resources for scholarships & aid, majors available, and free
SAT & ACT practice tests.
Kiplinger's Best Values in Colleges
Compare colleges by rank, cost, financial aid offered, & various quality measures such as SAT
scores & graduation rates.
College search engine includes 2 & 4 year colleges, culinary, nursing, study abroad,
graduate school. Many helpful features in making choices such as best college deals.
Registration (free) required.
Princeton Review's Explore Schools
Research tools & articles with advice for all types of schools, looking for bargains,
college rankings. Especially good "Counsel-o-matic," an advanced search engine
that combines academic & extracurricular history with personal preferences to help find
the right college.
Steps to determining a college that's right for you with links to a planning calendar, choosing
a college major, & resources for planning for teens.
US News Choose a College
Extensive collection of articles with answers to the questions prospective students have in
selecting & getting into the right college.
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Bear, Mariah. Bears' guide to college degrees by mail & Internet: 100 accredited
schools that offer associates, bachelor's, master's, doctorates, and law degrees by distance
learning. Berkeley, Calif.: Ten Speed Press, c2005.
R 374.4025 BEAR
Choosing the right college. Grand Rapids, Mich.: William B. Eerdmans Pub.
R 378 CHOOSING 2006
Fiske, Edward B. Fiske guide to colleges 2005. Naperville, Ill.: Sourcebooks,
R 378.73 FISKE 2005
Four-year colleges 2005. 34th ed. Lawrenceville, NJ: Peterson's,
R 378.73 PETERSON 2005
Guide to career colleges: a comprehensive look at career-specific degree, diploma,
and certificate programs. Lawrenceville, N.J.:Peterson's, c2001.
R 374.013 GUIDE 2001
Guide to college majors: everything you need to know to choose the right major. The
staff of the Princeton Review. New York: Random House, c2005.
R 378.16 GUIDE
Guide to distance learning programs, 2004. Lawrenceville, NJ: Peterson's,
R 378.175 GUIDE
Peterson's two year colleges. Princeton, N.J.: Peterson's, c2006.
R 378.73 PETERSON 2006
Rugg, Frederick E. Rugg's recommendations on the colleges. 20th ed. Fallbrook,
Calif.: Rugg's Recommendations, c2003.
R 378.73 RUGG
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Antonoff, Steven R. College match : a blueprint for choosing the best school for you!
5th ed. Alexandria, Va.: Octameron Associates, c1997.
NONFIC 378.3 ANTONOFF
Asher, Donald. Cool colleges for the hyper-intelligent, self-directed, late blooming,
and just plain different: including addresses, phone numbers, and web sites for every accredited
four-year institution in the United States and Canada. Berkeley: Ten Speed Press,
NONFIC 378.73 ASHER
Choosing the right college: the whole truth about America's 100 top schools. Grand
Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans Pub., c1998.
NONFIC 378.73 CHOOSING
Fogg, Neeta. College majors handbook with real career paths and payoffs: the actual
jobs, earnings, and trends for graduates of 60 college majors. 2nd ed. Indianapolis, IN: JIST Pub.,
NONFIC 331.702 FOGG
Mitchell, Joyce Slayton. Winning the heart of the college admissions dean: an
expert's advice for getting into college. Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, c2001.
NONFIC 378.161 MITCHELL
Mitchell, Robert. The young woman's guide to the top colleges: what you need to know
to make the best choice. New York: J. Wiley & Sons, c1998.
NONFIC 378.73 MITCHELL
Ordovensky, Pat. College planning for dummies. 2nd ed. Foster City, CA: IDG Books
NONFIC 378.3 ORDOVENS
Peterson's guide to college visits. Princeton, NJ: Peterson's, c1998.
NONFIC 378.73 PETERSON
Pope, Loren. Colleges that change lives: 40 schools you should know about even if
you're not a straight-A student. New York: Penguin Books, c2006 on order.
NONFIC 378.73 POPE
Springer, Sally P. Admission matters: what students and parents need to know about
getting into college. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, c2005.
NONFIC 378.161 SPRINGER
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- College counseling is offered at most high schools.
- Local institutions of higher education have admissions directors to assist prospective students
in making decisions.
- Use the Library's web page on
local schools for
access to web pages for area secondary schools, universities, technical schools, and colleges.
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