Great Sites to Explore

BWCAN Suggested Website Resources


This site is for students preparing to take the ACT College Entrance Exam. It includes free practice tests, ACT test dates, ACT registration, ACT scores, college and career planning and a college financial aid estimator.

The College Board

Advance placement tests, PSAT, SAT and SAT II subject test registration. Test taking tips, study skills, AP credit policy information, college planning and preparation including college majors, selectivity, college application calendar and much more.

The Scholarship Workshop

Finding a scholarship to help pay for college is half the battle. Understanding how to win is the next challenge. Learn how to guide and motivate your student.

College Navigator

This is the Department of Education's College Navigator website. You can find information about admissions requirements, size of school and grant ratios.

Newsweek Education

This site, sponsored by Newsweek, provides useful and relevant information to students and parents of college-bound teens.

This federal website provides numerous college planning resources and financial aid information.

This website allows users to evaluate the performance of a specific college or university and to compare performance across the 1,576 colleges listed on the website.

Federal Student Aid

Get help paying for college. Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at the U.S. Department of Education's website.

The New York Times – The Choice Blog

This blog offers college admissions advice and examines all facets of the college admissions process.

The Common Application

The Common Application is a not-for-profit membership organization serving students, member institutions, and secondary schools by providing applications – online and in print – that students and school officials may submit to any of our more than 450 members.