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Suggested Books

Fiske Guide to Colleges, Fiske
Colleges That Change Lives, L. Pope
Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be, F. Bruni
Who Gets in and Why, J. Salingo
There is Life After College, J. Salingo

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Suggested Websites

ACT -  Standardized test used for college admissions.

Big Future - College search and career tool. 

Common App - Single online college application form used by over 900 colleges. 

College Data - Robust college search tool.  

College Express - Website for school profiles, scholarship information, and more. 

College Navigator - Tool for information and data about colleges. 

Colleges That Change Lives - Site that features over 40 smaller colleges.

CSS Profile - Tool used to award non-federal aid at many colleges.  

Fair Test - Resource for locating test optional colleges.

FAFSA - The free federal application form needed to apply for financial aid.

Federal Student Aid Estimator - A tool used to estimate eligibility for federal student aid. 

Niche - Site to explore ranking, reviews, and statistics about colleges. 

SAT - Standardized test used for college admissions.

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