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    ACT   See information on the ACT including exam dates.  Register for the exam, purchase ACTiveprep, or review test taking skills and practice.

    Affordable College Online As the name implies, accelerated programs offer a legitimate way for students to complete a certificate or degree program in a shorter period of time than traditional programs, thus helping them to save time and money and get a head start on their career pursuits. These programs are designed for motivated, energetic students who want to get through school and onto achieving their career goals. However, accelerated degrees may not be the best choice for students who need extra time with schoolwork or who tend to lag behind. Because of the accelerated nature of these programs, the work is nonstop, and it can be hard to catch up once a student gets behind. This is precisely the reason why these programs are a solid choice for students who are eager to tackle their education head-on.

    College Affordability Guide Our team (based in Washington, DC) just finished analyzing over 10 million data points related to the 5,000+ colleges and universities in the US, to find the ones that offer both financial accessibility (the lowest costs for low and middle income students, as well as flexibility in learning & credit), and positive outcomes. Of course outcomes are subjective, and can be hard to quantify. We focused on graduation/transfer rates and loan default rates, with the idea that completing one's studies, and being able to pay back one's loans, together form a reasonable baseline for a worthwhile college experience.

    College Basics   This website has various articles to help students during the college preparation process.  Topics vary from essay writing, narrowing down the list of colleges, highlighting extra-curricular activities, and many more topics of interest to students choosing to continue their education after high school.

    College Data   This website allows you to do college searches to find out schools which match up to your criteria.  It also allows you to tap straight into the school through a website link.  One of the best features is the ability to predict acceptance into a school, but you have to set up an account first.
    College Navigator   This website allows you to do a college search, as well as, view specific details about various colleges.  You can also link into the college website directly from the information page.  By far, one of the better college search websites!
    fastweb! A Monster Company - Fastweb is the premier online resource when it comes to paying for and preparing for school. We have scholarships for every type of student from the high school freshmen to the returning adult. 

    We've been around for over 15 years and have earned a reputation as a leading scholarship search provider. We not only find scholarships but offer our members information on financial aid, jobs and internships, student life and more.

    MDHE   This website belongs to the Missouri Department of Higher Education and provides various resources and information to parents and students regarding the process of post-highschool education.  Information pertaining to A+, Bright Flight and several other state sponsored programs can be found here, as well as, additional websites.
    Go College   This site offers searches for colleges and scholarships in addition to information on student loans.  There is also access to SAT and ACT practice tests with the option to review at a later time.

    Online Colleges Resource Guides   This free and open resource is a compilation of every  college program that is offered full or part-time online by colleges around the country.  Thousands of college catalogs are included in this database and it has served as a helpful resource for many high school and college students exploring the possibility of enrolling in online programs from well-known schools and local colleges. 

    Online Missouri Schools Directory   This site not only lists colleges, but also provides pertinent information such as tuition, acceptance rates, average SAT scores of accepted students, living expenses as well as instagram photos taken by students living on or near the campus.

    SAT, Advanced Placement (AP) Program, PSAT/NMSQT   See for information on the SAT, PSAT and AP program including exam dates. Register for the SAT. Test taking skills, practice, college and scholarship searches available. Registration for the PSAT and AP exams is completed in the JCHS guidance office.

    SAT Prep   This website provides free prep for the SAT.  It has awesome study guides which actually review curriculum by types of questions, as well as, flash cards, quizzes and practice tests. 

    Test Info/Study Prep   This site provides information, suggestions, etc. on a variety of tests including ACT, SAT, PSAT, ASVAB, GRE, etc.

    YOUniversity TV   This website allows you to do a virtual tour of colleges from all over the country. You can actually view video from the campus with a personal tour guide providing facts and tips.  A favorite site in the guidance dept!

     

     

     
Last Modified on January 9, 2018