Resources

Resources

College Counseling Forms

Consent to Release Academic Records (pdf)
Parent Questionnaire for Class of 2017 (Word)
Student Questionnaire for Class of 2017 (Word)
Statement of Responsibility (pdf)
Transcript Request Form (pdf)


College Search



Testing


SAT test registration
ACT test registration
TOEFL (test of English as a foreign language) testing
Free online test prep (more SAT prep is available via RPS Family Connection)
Information on testing-optional schools
Wake Forest's admissions director explains talks about their decision to go test-optional



Financial Aid and Scholarships


Paying for College; A financial Aid Presentation by Rutgers Prep
Information on sources of aid, financial aid calculator, scholarship scam warnings

What You'll Actually Pay At 1,550 Colleges
Financial Aid News
One of the most comprehensive databases of scholarship information
Information about available merit-based awards
Project on Student Debt
FAFSA on the Web
FAFSA help
CSS Profile
Student loan comparison tool
Explanation of financial aid awards using real award letters as samples


Career Info


www.bls.gov/oco
Occupational Handbook (for hundreds of types of jobs, the handbook tells you: the training and education needed, expected earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, and working conditions

www.careervoyages.gov/students-main.cfm

Projections about demand across various fields; US Dept. of Labor site

www.njnextstop.org
Njnextstop.org tells you what skills you will need to be in-demand in New Jersey industries, including health care, finance, construction, utilities, manufacturing, tourism, transportation and information technology

mymajors.com
Provides a short free quiz to help students focus on a possible major or majors


Athletic Info


NCAA eligibility center
Searchable database of DIII colleges
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics


Miscellaneous

National Portfolio Day information
Summer program opportunities
Gap or service year information
National Collegiate Honors Council (schools with honors programs or colleges)
7-year medical programs
AP credit information
Colleges with programs for students with learning disabilities

 

College Process Handbook