Below you can view various links about college admissions, visits, interviews, and writing the college essay:
- About.com College Admissions - College Application Essay Tips
- College Board
- Quintessential Careers: Writing the Successful College Application Essay
- Apply Texas: Texas Common Application - This link contains an online common application for all Texas public universities
Financial Aid and Scholarships
- Adventures in Education - AIE has college planning resources, financial aid information, career guidance, and money management tips to help families and students achieve their goals.
- College for All Texans - This English/ Spanish site provides college information such as preparing for, applying for financial aid and paying for college or technical school.
- Fastweb: Scholarship Search - Search for scholarships, financial aid and colleges using their free scholarship matching service.
- FinAid! - Information on loans, scholarships, and military aid.
- Scholarships.com - Scholarships.com has been helping students find the money for college education since 1999. This website matches the student profile with scholarship leads.
- Scholarships for High School Students - This website provides a comprehensive list of scholarships for high school students.
- Federal Student Aid: Student Guide to Financial Aid - Guide to financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education In English and Spanish.
- U.S. Department of Education - Search ED.gov and find out about financial aid, funding your education, direct loans, and accreditation in the United States.
- LearningExpress Library (Library card number required) - This site contains more than 700 online practice tests and interactive skill-building tutorials plus 130 e-book titles developed by expert academic and industry professionals.
- Test Preparation on About.com - Index containing information on test preparation, test prep blogs, and college ranking information.
- Test Prep - Multiple list to free practice exams for SAT, ACT, ACCUPLACER , ASVAB, TExES, etc. Site gives general information about the exam as well as a few online practice tests.
Local Colleges and Universities
- Arlington Baptist College
- Arlington Medical Institute
- Brookhaven College
- Collin County College
- Dallas Baptist University
- Dallas Christian College
- Dallas County Community College
- DeVry University, Dallas
- Everest College, Local Campuses
- ITT Technical Institute, Arlington
- Lincoln Technical Institute, Arlington
- North Lake College
- Southern Methodist University
- Tarrant County College
- Texas Christian University
- Texas Wesleyan University
- Texas Woman's University
- University of Dallas
- University of North Texas
- University of North Texas at Dallas
- University of Phoenix
- University of Texas at Arlington
- University of Texas at Dallas
- Westwood College Of Technology
- Texas College Locator