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College Planning:

Books that can be checked out from the library for help in choosing a college:

College and University Almanac L 901 .P452
The Hidden Ivies LB 2350.5 .G74
How to Transfer to the College of Your Choice LB 2360.3 .F74
Peterson's 2 Year Colleges L 901 .P448

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Reference sources for help in choosing a college:

100 Colleges Where Average Students Can Excel Ref L 901 .A493
The Adult Student’s Guide Ref L 901 .A494
Bear’s Guide to Earning Degrees by Distance Learning Ref L 901 .B37
Choosing the Right College Ref L 901 .C576
College and University Almanac Ref L 901 .P452
The College Blue Book Ref L 226 .C685
Colleges That Encourage Character Development Ref L 901 .C79
Colleges with Programs for Students with Learning Disabilities or Attention Deficit
Disorders
Ref L 901 .P4536
The Fiske Guide to Colleges Ref L 901 .F5301
Graduate and Professional Programs Ref L 901 .P442
Guide to College Visits Ref LB 2350 .P48
The Multicultural Student's Guide to College Ref L 901 .M58
Pathways to Career Success for Minorities: A Resource Guide to Colleges, Financial Aid, and Work Ref LC 3727 .P27
Peterson's 2 Year Colleges Ref L 901 .P448
Peterson's 4Year Colleges Ref L 901 .P447
Peterson’s Competitive College Ref LB 2351.2 .C663
World List of Universities Ref L 900 .I57

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Online Sources for help in choosing a college:

College and University Home Pages
http://univ.cc/


College Board Online
http://www.collegeboard.org


College Net
http://www.collegenet.com


College View
http://www.collegeview.com


GradSchools.com
http://gradschools.com


My College Guide
http://www.mycollegeguide.org

Online Education Database
http://oedb.org

Peterson's Education Center
http://www.petersons.com


Princeton Review Online
http://www.review.com


US News Rankings & Guides
http://www.usnews.com/usnews/rankguide/rghome.htm


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FINANCIAL AID / SCHOLARSHIPS:

Books that can be checked out from the library for help in searching for financial aid or scholarship information:

Cash for College LB 2337.4 .M285
Free Money for College LB 2337.2 .B57
Insider’s Guide to Paying for College LB 2337.4 .B49
Last Minute College Financing LB 2337.4 .C396
The Unofficial Guide to Financing a College Education LB 2337.4 .T87

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Reference sources that can be helpful in searching for financial aid or scholarship information:

College Cost and Financial Aid Handbook Ref LB 2342 .C633a
College Money Handbook Ref LB 2337.2 .C65
College Student's Guide to Merit and Other No-Need Funding Ref LB 2337.2 .C656
Dan Cassidy's Worldwide College Scholarship Directory Ref LB 2337.2 .C364
Directory of Financial Aids for Women Ref LB 2238 .D564
Financial Aid for Hispanic Americans Ref LB 2338 .F5645
Financial Aid for Native Americans Ref LB 2338 .F5646
Loans & Grants From Uncle Sam Ref LB 2337.4 .L62
Foundation Grants to Individuals Ref LB 2336 .F599
National Directory of Scholarships, Internships, and Fellowships for Latino Students Ref LB 2338 .C66
Pathways to Career Success for Minorities: A Resource Guide to Colleges, Financial Aide and Work Ref LC 3727 .P27
Peterson’s Scholarships, Grants, and Prizes Ref LB 2337.4 .P475
Scholarship Almanac Ref LB 2338 .P44
Scholarships and Loans for Adult Students Ref LB 2337.2 .P466

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Online sources that can be helpful in searching for financial aid or scholarship information:

Aid & Resources for Re-Entry Students
http://www.back2college.com


FinAid
http://www.finaid.org


FastWEB
http://www.fastweb.com


Guaranteed Scholarships
http://www.guaranteed-scholarships.com


San Juan College Financial Aid
http://www.sanjuancollege.edu/pages/129.asp

U.S. Dept. of Education
http://www.ed.gov/finaid/landing.jhtml?src=rt

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COLLEGE EXPERIENCE:

Books that can be checked out from the library about the college experience:

The College Experience LB 2343.3 .C47
College is Only the Beginning LB 2343.3 .C65
College Rules! How to Study, Survive, and Succeed in College LB 2393.32 .N57
Getting the Most Out of College LB 2343.32 .C44
College Survival: A Crash Course for Students by Students LB 2343.3 .G68
How to Study and Other Skills for Success in College LB 2395 .M595
The Latino Student’s Guide to College Success LC 2670.6 .H57
Right From the Start: Managing Your Way to College Success LB 2343.32 .H65
The Ultimate College Survival Guide LB 2343.32 .W672
Wrongs of Passage: Fraternities, Sororities, Hazing and Binge Drinking LJ 51 .N89

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Reference sources about the college experience:

I Am Somebody: College Knowledge for At-Risk Students Ref LB 2350.5 .L4


Online sources that can be helpful in learning about the college experience:
 

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