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  • Big Future- The College Board's Big Future allows you to research school by name, location or will give you matches based on a brief quiz.
  • Campus Tours- View thousands of virtual campus tours and maps.
  • Christian College Guide- Browse Christian Colleges by affiliation, size, location, athletics and major. 
  • College Confidential- Search for colleges based on every criteria imaginable.
  • Colleges That Change Lives- CTCL is a non-profit organization with the goal of each student finding a college that develops a lifelong love of learning and provides the foundation for a successful and fulfilling life beyond college.
  • Green Colleges-  The Top 50 Green Colleges, plus reported sustainability information from over 300 more schools. 
  • Hillel College Guide- A look at the top 60 schools chosen by Jewish students. 
  • International Study Abroad Program- Research study abroad programs.
  • Intelligent - Using publicly available data, Intelligent's team ranks each college and program by flexibility, faculty, course strength, cost, and reputation for your dream major. Results that say "Visit Website" are sponsored. 
  • NJStars- The New Jersey Stars program fully covers tutition for each NJ high school's top fifteen percent of students at their home community college. 
  • Online College Search- Search for schools offering online degrees by degree offered, state of origin, or by subject area.
  • Unigo- Find colleges that meet the atmosphere and culture you are looking for by searching student reviews and browsing their unique and funny ranking lists. 
  • USA Study Abroad- Find out information about attending universities in other countries.
  • US News and World Reports College Rankings- Get exclusive rankings of 1,600 schools. They also have tools to search for your perfect fit and details on scholarships, loans, and grants.
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   Learning Express Library
   This database offers practice tests and preparation tools on a variety of tests such as the SAT, ACT, AP, CLEP and more.


Peterson's Test & Career Prep

Take full length practice tests for standardized tests such as the SAT, ACT, and AP Exams, research undergraduate and graduate school programs, and explore different career options. 

Free ACT Test Prep

The landing page from the official ACT website, including links to a free digital and free physical version of the test.  


Full Length SAT Practice Tests

The official Collegeboard practice SATs, including links to download Bluebook — the app that will be needed to take the Digital SAT. 

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Testing Apps

Khan Academy - Apple Store / Google Play
Khan Academy is the only app that has an official partnership with the SAT. Prepare for your test with daily practice problems, subject review, and full length tests. 



PerfectPrep - ACT & SAT Prep - Apple Store 

PerfectPrep is one of the few apps that let you practice for the SAT and ACT within the same app. Set your test date and the app will develop a study plan with you, focusing in on your weak areas before test day. 


SAT: Practice, Prep, and Flashcards - Apple Store / Google Play

SAT: Practice, Prep, and Flashcards features comprehensive study content to help you hone your vocabulary, sharpen your math skills, and practice your writing. 


  Magoosh ACT FlashcardsApple Store / Google Play

   ACT Flashcards designed by experts on the test and updated for the latest content on the ACT. They cover the essential English, math, and science knowledge students need to know and are a confidence-boosting supplement to practice questions. 



  • FAFSA- Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid in order to be eligible for student aid.
  • HESAA- The Higher Education Student Assistant Authority provides grant and scholarship resources as well as low cost loans to New Jersey students and their families. 
  • CSS Profile -  Collegeboard's online application is also sent to colleges, and can help you get non-federal aid from the college you will be heading to in the fall. A "CommonApp" for financial aid only required by certain colleges. 
  • College Savings Calculator- Use this handy calculator to determine how much you could or should be saving to meet college expenses, and how to maximize your savings efforts.
  • FedMoney- is the most comprehensive free full-text online resource on all U.S. government grants and student financial aid programs.
  • A scholarship hub designed to match each applicatnt with the scholarships they are most likely to get accepted for. Includes many no-essay options. 
  • College Scholarships- Browse scholarships using several criteria including sports, minority, subject or by state. No registration required.
  • Scholarship America / Scholarship America Hub - is a highly rated non-profit that helps outside organizations (like Amazon, Burger King, or Penguin Random House) award their scholarships to students. 

The Princeton Review's Paying For CollegeA step by step guide to show how to maximize financial aid eligibility, complete the FAFSA and CSS profiles, appeal aid offers, and avoid common mistakes in paying for college. 


The Student Athlete's Guide to Getting Recruited by Stewart BrownThis book addresses how to get recruited by top colleges and universities and also how to excel academically in both high school and college to ensure a successful career as a student-athlete. Offering insider information, this guidebook for getting scholarship money also provides tips for understanding the complicated NCAA recruiting rules, information on what colleges really want from athletes in their programs, and the transition from high school to college athletics.

How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay by Ken Tanabe - Winners of $100,000 in scholarships share 30 essays that won more than $3 million in scholarships and insights on how to write a winning scholarship essay, understand what scholarship judges want, and master the interview.


The Ultimate Scholarship Book by Kelly TanabeInformation on thousands of scholarships, grants, and prizes indexed by career goal, major, academics, public service, talent, athletics, religion, ethnicity, and more. Includes information on how to complete the application process, including eligibility requirements, how to obtain an application, how to get more information about each award, sponsor website listings, award amounts, and key deadlines.

Get Free Cash For College by Ken TanabeA proven strategy guide revealing all the secrets to create winning applications with a directory of 175 scholarships anyone can win and a library of winning scholarship applications.