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College Front Page
College Calendar
Career Search Navigator
College Selection Navigator
College Visitation Navigator
College Admissions Navigator
ACT/SAT Test Prep Navigator
Admissions and Athletic Q&A Discussion Board

College Front Page
Choosing the college that fits the student’s personality and career path is the most important decision in the college process. The College Front Page section allows you to immediately connect to the home page of many four-year, community, Canadian, and international colleges.

You can use these sites to access information about academic life and curriculum, specific departments and programs, faculty and staff members, sporting events, employment opportunities, alumni functions, campus maps, and much more. In most cases, you can even apply for admissions and receive up to date information on financial aid. Members can access all this information with a few clicks of their mouse.

College Calendar
The College Calendar is checklist of activities that students should complete to assure a successful college preparation process. This document can be printed directly from the website for the student’s use.

Career Search Navigator
Choosing a career path is one of the most important decisions that students face today. Lack of planning forces many students into a 5 or 6-year college degree. Furthermore, many students receive degrees in declining-growth fields and cannot find employment after graduation. A wise career choice can lead to rewarding occupational experiences, opportunity for personal growth, and the security of adequate income.

The Career Search Navigator is a tool that can help students navigate the process of choosing a career. It provides students with a step-by-step format to identify possible fields of interest, and establish a system to research the various career opportunities. It also provides questions to ask when interviewing experienced professionals about their prospective career. This document can be printed directly from the website for the student’s use.



College Selection Navigator
Choosing the “right” college that fits the student’s personality is the most important decision in the college process. This is to assure the ease of transition and the high probability that the student will graduate with a degree and a job in four years. Many important factors about a school are often overlooked in the decision making process.

The College Selection Navigator is designed to help the student analyze these factors to determine the ideal six to eight colleges to apply for admission. It provides students with a step-by-step format to research prospective colleges, based on twenty strategic selection factors. Students then score each college based on those twenty factors to identify those schools that best fit the student’s personality profile and career choice. This document can be printed directly from the website for the student’s use.



College Visitation Navigator
The main function of the campus visit is to insure that the college’s “personality” fits with the personality of the student. For instance, a campus dedicated to fraternity/sorority functions may not be of interest to the student. Once the student has identified his college(s) of interest, a direct campus visit will offer a clearer understanding of each college’s programs, policies and social setting. Only during this visit can the student experience the environment in which he or she will live and work, during the subsequent four critical years.

The College Visitation Navigator is a tool that can help students ask the “right” questions in order to find the “right” college fit. It provides students with a series of ten strategic questions to ask each of the college’s Admissions Office, Financial Aid Office, Career Placement Office, Faculty, and Athletic Department. The objective is to determine the college that will best fit the student’s educational needs, future employment opportunities, and affordability. This document can be printed directly from the website for the student’s use.



College Admissions Navigator
If you plan to attend college, facing the enormous process called “admissions” is inevitable. But applying and being accepted to a college does not have to be such a painful event. Except for a handful of very selective schools, most colleges today admit a much higher ratio of applicants. Even the most prestigious colleges are spending huge sums to market themselves to prospective students. Yes, students can be selective about the college they wish to attend.

The College Admissions Navigator is a tool that can help students successfully navigate the tedious process of admissions. It provides students with step-by-step checklists for completing admissions applications, résumé’s, essays, interviews, and insure that the proper deadlines are met. The ultimate goal of this process is for student to be accepted to the college of their choice. This document can be printed directly from the website for the student’s use.



ACT/SAT Test Prep Navigator
“Standardized Tests” are the most important (and feared) tests that a college-bound student faces because they figure so heavily in the acceptance to the college of their choice. Whether these tests demonstrate true aptitude for college success is the subject of many debates. However, many students who have achieved high scores have had the privilege of advanced tutoring from the services of a costly, private test preparation firm.

The ACT/SAT Test Prep Navigator is a tool that can help students properly prepare for these rigid tests. The objective is to acquaint students with the various standardized tests and provide them with the six essential steps used for proper ACT/SAT test preparation. This document can be printed directly from the website for the student’s use.



Admissions & Athletic Q&A (Discussion Board)
Do you have a question on academics or admissions in which you need a quick, expert answer? Time is money and the ability to have expert advice and support at your fingertips is invaluable. This exclusive discussion board is moderated by academic experts and allows members to ask questions related to academic and admissions subject matter. Each question will be archived and categorized for future reference, so that all members can take advantage of previous discussions.

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