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Online resources
See below for links to useful websites

Online resources 

The Guidance Department complied a comprehensive list of Web sites links for students and parents below.

 

Test Registration and Preparation
Searching For and Applying to College
Financial Aid Information
Career Assistance
Other Important Sites (especially for Student Athletes)
Recruiting Sites of the US Military


Test Registration and Preparation

ACT
Register for the ACT and more.

The College Board
Register for both SAT I and II, purchase review materials, research colleges and more.

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
Most people who take the TOEFL test are planning to study at colleges and universities where instruction is in English. In addition, many government agencies, scholarship programs, and licensing/certification agencies use TOEFL scores to evaluate English proficiency.

Regents Examinations
Archived Regents examinations with answer keys.

Regents Exam Prep Center
This nonprofit site is to help high school students meet the New York State Regents requirements in English, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies.

The Princeton Review
Explore schools, test preparation, online applications, financial aid information and more.

Sylvan Learning Centers
Offers SAT and ACT preparation, private tutoring, study skills courses and more.

Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions
Prepare for many standardized tests (including, SAT, ACT, AP, ASVAB, TOEFL and more), get help with college admissions and more.

Test Prep Review 
Test preparation and study skill resources. 

Study Guide Zone
Test preparation and study skill resources.

 

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Searching For and Applying to College
Campus Tours
Virtual college tours, webcams, campus maps, college videos, movies and pictures.
 
Common Application
Apply to more than 240 colleges and universities with one application.

Go College
Full-service site offering college searching, financial aid information and more.

OneCampusNYC.com
Get information on New York City's 110 colleges. Includes financial aid, housing and transportation information as well.

 

On-line college programs

Find information on both part-time and full time on-line college programs in New York State.

 

Seton Hall University Video Tour

State University of New York (SUNY)
Get information on the 64 SUNY campuses, download a SUNY application and get other information about the SUNY system.

 

Financial Aid Information
FAFSA
Online Free Application for Federal Student Aid: an essential financial aid form to fill out.

Get your PIN
Get a PIN to sign your FAFSA electronically and conduct other online business with the U.S. Department of Education.

Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
Information on New York State financial aid programs, tips for choosing a school, career planning and more.

Financial Aid Information
Information on scholarships, loans, savings programs, military aid and more.

FastWeb
Search for more than 600,000 student scholarships for free. Be aware of scholarship scams. Scholarship search engines and applications should always be FREE.

 

ETV Scholarships

Scholarships and programs are available for students who have been in the child welfare system including foster care and wards of the court.  Visit this website for more information and to determine eligibility.

 

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Career Assistance
New York Career Zone
This site is highly recommended. Take a self-assessment, research careers and find schools in New York State that offer programs leading to a particular career.
 
Occupational Outlook Handbook

A nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives.

Occupational Information Network
Search through occupations and use a list of your skills to find matching occupations.

America's Job Bank
Thousand of new jobs are posted daily. Search for jobs and/or register and access free information on resume writing, cover letters, and more.

Naviance Family Connection
College and career information

 

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Other Important Sites:
Selective Service System
Men over 18 can register online. Current law does not permit females to register. 

National College Athletic Association (NCAA)
If you are planning on playing athletics in college, you must visit this website. There are rules and eligibility requirements that you are responsible for. These are set and monitored by the National College Athletic Association (NCAA).

 

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Official Recruiting Sites of the United States Military
United States Air Force
Official recruiting Web site. Visit the Air Force Reserve.

United States Army
Official recruiting web site. Visit the Army Reserve.

United States Coast Guard
Official recruiting web site.

United States Marine Corps
Official recruiting web site. For Marine Reserve, click here.

United States Navy
Official recruiting web site. Visit the Naval Reserve.

Military Careers
Informative recruiting web site with information on military careers.

 

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