Colleges, Vocational Schools, Financial Aid

Introduction

Looking for information about colleges, vocational school and financial aid? This pathfinder will help you locate books, websites, databases, etc. that will guide you in locating information.

Books

The Best Way to Save for College (378.3 Hu93)

Government Financial Aid Book (378.3 Go74)

Write Your College Application Essay (378.1 No85)

Quick Internet Guide to Career and Education Information (370.113 Wo83)

The A’s and B’s of Academic Scholarships (378.3Le53)

The Fiske Guide to Getting into the Right College (378.1Fi54)

 

Reference Books

Lovejoy’s College Guide (378.73Lo94)

Four Year Colleges (378.73 Pe44)

Guide to Distance Learning Programs (378.175 Gu94)

Two Year Colleges (378.73 Pe44)

Guide to American Graduate Schools (378.155Do74)

Vocational and Technical Schools (373.246Vo85)

 

Internet Links

Arkansas Scholarship Connection
http://www.arkansasscholarshipconnection.org/
Provides the only comprehensive web site offering information on public and private financial aid opportunities in Arkansas.

Arkansas State University
http://www.astate.edu/
Official website of the University.

College and University Rankings
http://www.library.uiuc.edu/edx/rankings.htm
University of Illinois site helps locate top colleges and universities of various types by providing an annotated list on links to rankings.

College Board
http://www.collegeboard.com/splash
Has practice tests and hints for taking the SAT.

FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/
Information and application for Federal Student Aid.

FastAid
http://www.fastaid.com/
Private sector scholarship database.

FastWeb
http://www.fastweb.com/
Scholarship search service.

FinAid
http://www.finaid.org/
Student guide to financial aid including grants and scholarships.

Law School Admission Council
http://www.lsac.org/
Site provides information on law schools, practice LSAT

Peterson's Education Center
http://www.petersons.com/
Information on educational opportunities at all levels including K-12 schools, colleges and universities and graduate study, study abroad, summer programs and financial information.

PrincetonReview.com
http://www.princetonreview.com/
Host to a free online college selection database.