College Research Tools & Testing
Search for colleges by location, selectivity, and major, and compare colleges with similar profiles. Register for SATs, SAT Subject Tests, and view and send scores.
Register for the ACTs, view and send scores.
What’s a good SAT or ACT score?
Learn more about the importance of standardized test scores
in the college admissions process.
The Common Application is a not-for-profit membership organization that has been committed to providing reliable services that promote equity, access, and integrity in the college application process. With over 800 member institutions, the Common App is one of the most preferred ways for students to apply to college.
The Coalition is a diverse group of more than 140 distinguished colleges and universities that is committed to making college a reality for all high school students through our set of free online college planning tools that helps students learn about, prepare for, and apply to college.
Released by the U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center, the College Scorecard helps you find out more about a college’s affordability and value so you can make more informed decisions about which college to attend.
NCAA Eligibility Center
Prospective student-athletes can access information needed to understand the Division I and Division II eligibility requirements and register with the Eligibility Center.
Summer Program Finder (SPF) is a free resource for high school students, parents, counselors, teachers, or anyone else searching for summer opportunities at the high school level.
Financial Aid Resources
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Apply for financial aid, including grants, loans, and work-study funds using the FAFSA.
Required by some private colleges to further determine eligibility for financial aid.
Comprehensive annotated collection of information about student financial aid.
Create a profile and begin a scholarship search.
Browse videos and tutorials created by the Department of Education explaining the financial aid process.
MyinTuition estimates the cost of college for each individual student, including out-of-pocket costs, available loans and work-study opportunities, and grant assistance.
College Visits & Virtual Tours
CampusTours builds video tours, photorealistic interactive campus maps, mobile walking tours and custom data-driven multimedia applications for education, non-profit and government clients worldwide.
Visit over 600 campuses in HD clarity.
Daytripper University provides travel itineraries to enhance your college tours.
College Scoops' handpicked-student ambassadors take you onto the campus for an insider's peek into student life at over 120 colleges and universities.
Campus Visit Checklist
Some points to consider when planning and attending an on-campus college visit.
Find tips for how to navigate a college fair and review important questions to consider asking college admissions representatives.