College Information

College Applications


Below you can view various links about college admissions, visits, interviews, and writing the college essay:

Financial Aid and Scholarships


  • Adventures in Education - AIE has college planning resources, financial aid information, career guidance, and money management tips to help families and students achieve their goals.
  • College for All Texans - This English/ Spanish site provides college information such as preparing for, applying for financial aid and paying for college or technical school.
  • Fastweb: Scholarship Search - Search for scholarships, financial aid and colleges using their free scholarship matching service.
  • FinAid! - Information on loans, scholarships, and military aid.
  • Scholarships.com - Scholarships.com has been helping students find the money for college education since 1999. This website matches the student profile with scholarship leads.
  • Scholarships for High School Students - This website provides a comprehensive list of scholarships for high school students.
  • Federal Student Aid: Student Guide to Financial Aid - Guide to financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education In English and Spanish.
  • U.S. Department of Education - Search ED.gov and find out about financial aid, funding your education, direct loans, and accreditation in the United States.

Test Preparation


  • LearningExpress Library (Library card number required) - This site contains more than 700 online practice tests and interactive skill-building tutorials plus 130 e-book titles developed by expert academic and industry professionals.
  • Test Preparation on About.com - Index containing information on test preparation, test prep blogs, and college ranking information.
  • Test Prep - Multiple list to free practice exams for SAT, ACT, ACCUPLACER , ASVAB, TExES, etc. Site gives general information about the exam as well as a few online practice tests.