Educational Links & Resources
Academic Testing SitesSite includes a test prep materials, frequently asked questions, and various other helpful insights. The Student Assessment Division manages and oversees the development, administration, scoring, and analysis of the statewide assessment program. The statewide assessment program includes the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR), the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS™), the State Developed Alternative Assessment (SDAA), and the Reading Proficiency Tests in English (RPTE). Not only can you register for the SAT here and find out testing dates but you can also find financial aid and sign up for different workshops. A site to register, prepare, and have some of the most frequently asked question answered by the people who present the test. A leader in preparing students for academic testing. You can take online practice tests or shop their catalog and find the books and software you need for the test you will be taking. Even find information on colleges and entrance exams.
Scholarship and Financial Aid
This program is only made available to a small number of schools nationwide including Trinity and Bell students as part of a donation from Pepsi-Cola. TFS contains the worlds largest scholarship database with now almost $32 Billion in available scholarships. View log in instructions here.
Site is created and maintained by Mark Kantrowitz, a noted financial aid and college planning author. Information on things such as scholarships, loans, and military aid.
Search a database of thousands of college scholarships that match your personal profile you create. Also find out information of grants and loans.
Has an extensive college directory with information on admissions, financial aid and general information. Easy-to-find information from experts on admissions, financial aid, money management, career planning, jobs and life after college. Also has free tools, such as calendars, email and cost calculators to help students succeed in school.
A complete online guide to colleges, universities, graduate programs and financial aid.
America's colleges and universities have come together to provide the latest, best information on preparing for college, choosing the right college, and paying for college.
The College Board helps high school students make a successful transition to higher education. This site provides extensive information, services, and products for students and parents as well as for professional educators in both secondary and higher education.
U.S. News Online presents .EDU, a total education resource for students interested in college, graduate school, and careers. It features our exclusive U.S. News Rankings, a searchable database of over 1,400 four-year colleges, financial aid guides, searchable scholarships, reports on campus life, and lots of community forums.
Higher Education Information
Campus Tours is the definitive online source for virtual college tours, interactive maps, college webcams, QuickTime VR tours, campus movies and pictures.
Join for free and get in-depth profiles of every undergraduate institution accredited in the U.S., specially designed tools to help you manage the college admissions and financial aid process, peterson's database of more than 800,000 scholarships and awards, and much more!
College.gov is being built by the U.S. Department of Education in collaboration with students. This site is intended to be the go-to source for information and resources about planning, preparing and paying for postsecondary education (such as 2- or 4-year colleges and universities, and vocational or career schools)
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Find information about hundreds of colleges, schools, and universities. Independently researched and categorized.
Articles to help students find college degree programs including coursework and career outlooks.
References for parents
Accountability ratings, testing information, and more
Testing & Prepping