College Connections

Prepare for your campus visits.

Read this for information ranging from how to schedule a visit to what questions to ask while you're there.

META Sites

The following sites are starting points for the entire college search process, generally with information about the mechanics of applying for admission and financial aid, links to particular colleges and other Internet resources—one-stop shopping, of sorts. Search engines such as AltaVista, Excite, the Microsoft Network and Yahoo often feature extensive college and university sections as well.
CollegeBoard
CollegeNet
CollegeExpress
Princeton Review
CollegeIsPossible

SPECIAL CONSTITUENCY Web Sites

The sampling of websites below may be of value to students considering specific aspects of the college experience (e.g. religious life). These locations often link to other Internet resources.

www.bestcolleges.com (Multicultural)
www.hsf.net (Hispanic American)
www.aihec.org (Native American)
www.accunet.org (Catholic)
www.christiancollegesearch.com (Protestant)
www.hillel.org (Jewish)
www.uh.edu/campus/msa/ (Muslim)
www.greekpages.com (Greek life)
www.greekchat.com (Greek life)

MISCELLANEOUS Web Sites

www.campustours.com links for virtual college campus tours
www.commonapp.org - Common Application Online
www.ctcl.com - learn about the institutions in author Loren Popes book, Colleges That Change Lives, published by Penguin Books and available for checkout in the College Counseling Offices Resource Library. These 40 colleges have a proven ability to develop potential, values, initiative, and risk-taking in a wide range of students.