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Chapter 1: Why College?

Edvisors online Education Programs
An online search database for degree programs (Associates, Bachelors, Masters, Certificates)

National Service
Volunteer Work, Free Money Grant, Grants For Women, Volunteer Programs. 

GED Programs
Find out about GED programs, GED practice tests and study guides.

The OpenCourseWare Consortium is a collaboration of higher education institutions and associated organizations from around the world creating a broad and deep body of open educational content using a shared model.
Information about Student financial aid and ways to pay for college.

Lists accredited online schools A list of accredited colleges meeting federal standards can be found

Jostens Company
Provides products for yearbooks, graduation, sports and educators.


An excellent site to learn more about individual colleges, how to pay for it (scholarships, grants, loans) and other college prepping tools.

Source for College search, financial aid information, career search and test prep.

Corporation for National and Community Service
Opportunities and information about getting involved by volunteering.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Creates opportunities through scholarships and direct services, for students from 7th grade to graduate school with financial need.

Princeton Review
Provides college rankings, college suggestions, test prep, information on majors and more. 

Chapter 2: Finacing Your Education

Rhodes Scholarship Program, the Marshall Scholarship, the Fulbright Scholarship and the Gates Scholarship allow students from other countries to study at schools overseas.

Student Aid on the Web
Official source for federal student aid programs

Financial Aid, College Scholarships and Students Loans
Provides information on a variety of sources.

College, Education, Financial Aid info
College preparation resources and tools.

To apply for financial need go to the Federal Student Aid Site and apply for a PIN at

Financial guidance program to make loan repayment easier and more reasonable.

Money and the College Student
An article concerning debt and college students. Contains links on ways to help manage money and stay out of debt.

The True Cost of Happiness by Stacey Tisdale
An authentic story of how to manage your money by a Financial Advisor Ranked by Worth Magazine.

Chapter 4: Which Courses?

A great online source and connection to jobs.
(Summer Programs for Undergraduate Research)

Chapter 6: Your People

An internship Program that places talented minority students in businesses to develop their experience in the corporate world.

SIFE (Students In Free Enterprise)
Brings together a diverse network of college students, academic professionals, industry leaders in maintaining a better world through business.

Americans for Informed Democaracy is an organization that brings services and community action as well as helps raise awareness on campus. 

Chapter 7: Transitions

Flat World Knowledge
Provides a free, online, remixed version of college textbooks.

Allows students to rent their textbooks and sell their used books for money.

A source for job and volunteer opportunities. for those who are considering going to graduate school.

Chapter 8: Time Management and Study Skills

Ask Online
An online tutoring site

Chapter 9: When it Feels Like a Crisis

History Makers

Online source to educate visitors about African American history and the impact of significant African Americans.

Drug abuse information
Material on drug abuse made especially for teens. provides a source on women’s health from the federal government.

Chapter 10: Life After college 
salary finder gives you estimate quotes on select professions or jobs.