Career, College, Financial Aid Websites
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QHS College Selection & Financial Aid Recommended Websites
 
Electronic Pathfinder - College Resources 
Our primary electronic resource is the Naviance Family Connection Program.  From this site, students may access unlimited college, career, and testing information.  All students have been personally registered on this system.  The student's email address and self-chosen password is needed to log on.  The student may access the program by selecting the Naviance Family Connection link on the first page of the high school's website: www.qcsd.org/qcsdhs.  Parents may also visit some of the resources by clicking the "guest" link on the Family Connection login page.
 
If you want to explore other sites, here are the most frequently cited resources.
Clicking the links below takes you AWAY from the Quakertown web site.
College Search Engines – search for colleges by characteristics.
www.collegeboard.com
http://www.petersons.com/
www.aesmentor.org
www.princetonreview.com
Virtual College Tours
www.campustours.com
http://www.ecampustours.com
College Essay Help
www.uga.berkeley.edu/apa/personalstatement
www.essayedge.com
www.carleton.edu/admissions/essay/index.html
College Athletics
www.ncaa.org
http://web1.ncaa.org/ECWR2/NCAA_EMS/NCAA.jsp
www.naia.org
Scholarship Searches –   
The Guidance Office is notified of many scholarships, both local and national.  This information can be found on the Scholarships tab in Naviance Family Connection.  Juniors can peruse for future reference.  Seniors should be applying for the scholarships!
 
Additonal scholarship searches can be done by searching the following websites: 

www.studentscholarships.org   
 
College Common Application  –  used by over 290 selective colleges
www.commonapp.org
Two Year Colleges
www.aacc.nche.edu
www.bucks.edu
Financial Aid
Federal -         www.fafsa.ed.gov
State    -          www.pheaa.org
Catholic Colleges -   www.catholiccollegesonline.org
Christian Colleges -   www.christiancollegesearch.com
Jewish Colleges -      www.hillel.org
Disability-Friendly College -  www.newmobility.com/review_article.cfm?id=122&action=browse
Military Guides -   www.militaryguides.acenet.edu
Historically Black Colleges - www.hbcu-central.com
College Newspapers    -http://dir.yahoo.com/news_and_media/college_and_university/newspapers
College Safety Issues
http://www.campussafety.org/
http://dir.yahoo.com/NEWS_and_MEDIA/College_and_University/Newspapers/ 
To find colleges where SATs or ACTs are considered optional- http://www.fairtest.org

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