college & university
help page

 

On this page you will find help in choosing a college or university to attend in the United States.

You can search by major, by degree desired, by location, by type of school (public, private, etc.), by rankings, and more.  Also, you can use other tools on this page to help you figure out your needs and preferences so you can make a better decision.

 

      Note: All links on this page will open in a new tab.

 
college help - Spring guides
     Note: These documents are in PDF format.  Each will open in a new window.
1.  "HOW TO SEARCH FOR COLLEGES OR UNIVERSITIES"
2.  "APPLYING TO GRADUATE SCHOOL"
3.  "UNIVERSITY APPLICATION ESSAYS"
4.  "HOW TO SUBMIT A GREAT APPLICATION"
 

 

     

college / university guides

     Note: "College" often refers to any undergraduate study (Bachelor's degrees).  You can go to college at a college OR at a university!

   
US NEWS & WORLD REPORT EDUCATION GUIDE      main page
     COLLEGES PAGE famous college / university guide with rankings of schools in various categories
     GRADUATE SCHOOLS best graduate schools, ranked by major, region, type of school, and other criteria
     FINDING THE RIGHT SCHOOL - GUIDE articles, tools, techniques, advice, insider tips, and more
     APPLYING TO SCHOOLS articles about  applying to a college or university, with advice, examples, techniques, etc.

PETERSON'S GUIDE main page
     COLLEGE BOUND guide to undergraduate study at American colleges & universities
     GRADUATE SCHOOL BOUND guide to graduate schools - Master's and PhD programs
     INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS help section for international students

"BIG FUTURE" - COLLEGE BOARD GUIDE main page
     "COLLEGE 101" basic introduction to colleges and universities in the U.S., common questions answered, and advice
     COLLEGE SEARCH search by type of school, major, location, etc.
     "GETTING STARTED" GUIDE follow along and make choices to get help finding and choosing a school

COLLEGE CONFIDENTIAL main page
     "SUPERMATCH" COLLEGE SEARCH search by type of school, major, location, price, your grades, housing, etc.
     COLLEGE ADMISSIONS ADVICE many articles and resources to help you learn about college admissions and prepare to apply

"COLLEGE NAVIGATOR" - US GOVERNMENT SITE college / university guide from the US government's Institute of Education Sciences
search by school name, major, location, etc.  Click the "Guide me" button for help.

"COLLEGE MAJORS 101" everything you ever wanted to know about different majors, plus videos, schools lists and more

COLLEGESTATS.ORG use their college finder, or see schools listed by state, specialty, cost, size, and more

EDUCATION PORTAL main page
     DEGREES SEARCH information about fields of study and specialties
     SCHOOLS SEARCH guide to colleges and universities in each US state, in alphabetical order
     VIDEO LIBRARY includes video reviews of many US universities

GRADSCHOOLS.COM search site with a nice variety of ways to search - by academic field, specialty, location, type of school, etc.

ENGINEERING DEGREES AND SCHOOLS types of engineering degrees, engineering schools listed by state, and more

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other resources

COLLEGETIPS.COM many kinds of helpful tips on everything related to college/university life in the US

COMPUTER SCIENCE ONLINE search for universities with computer science programs, learn about computer-related degrees, etc.

"GOCOLLEGE" advice, resources, survival guides, blogs, and more for college-bound students

INTERNATIONALSTUDENT.COM website specifically to help international students with college and graduate school study in the US
     USA SCHOOL SEARCH find a school by state, major, location, school name, etc.
     STUDY IN THE USA BLOG interesting writings by international students

"STUDY GUIDES AND STRATEGIES" study tips, time management, thinking skills, memorizing strategies, reading advice, more

     

     


 

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