Guidance List of Links 



Goals and Guides

Colleges and Trade Schools

College Application

Financial Aid








 Register and prepare for the ACT.

AP Exams

Learn about AP Courses and AP Exams.


 Learn about and prepare for the PSAT.


 Learn about and prepare for the SAT.

SAT Prep Courses

 Tutoring and SAT Preparation Courses.

 Take practice questions and print practice tests.


The College Board

 The College Board is your one-stop website for everything college and college prep! You can research the PSAT and SAT, find information about AP Courses, plan your future college, career, and life goals, and research the colleges that are right for you AND how to pay for them. Take some time and check out “The Big Future”, especially their large collection of videos and virtual tours.

Mapping Your Future

Make college and career plans.

My Road

Research colleges, majors, and careers, and learn about yourself with personality assessments and interest indicators.


 College Boards

Narrow down colleges by your personal preferences and research the ones you like best!

College Bound Net

 Designed for students with college information and fun links.

College View

Take virtual tours, find scholarships and financial aid information, plan your career, talk to other students, and read about making the most of college.

Digital Librarian

 Links related to colleges, universities, and special academic programs. Helps students conduct research to select the colleges that are right for them.

Guide to College Success for Deaf Students

Powerpoint that provides information on student services, scholarships and financial aid for deaf or hard of hearing students, and lists other websites and resources.

New York State Independent Colleges and Universities

 Links to over 100 Private Institutions

Peterson’s College Guide

 Accredited online courses, college majors and demographics, and financial aid programs.

Princeton Review Online

 College information and rankings.

Vocational Schools

 Comprehensive list of vocational/technical schools around the country and advice on choosing the best one for you.

Vocational Schools Database

 Comprehensive list of vocational/technical schools.

The College Net

 Search engine allowing you to narrow down the college pool by region, sports, majors, tuition, etc. and provides links to college homepages for further research.

The Collegiate Website

Colleges and scholarships.

US News and World Report College Guide

 College information, rankings, and financial aid.


Applying to SUNY

College Applications Online


 College Goal Sunday

 Find financial resources and get help with the FAFSA form.

ExPan Scholarship Search

College Board’s online database searchable by specific criteria.

Fast Web

Set up a personalized profile that matches your skills, abilities, interests, and demographics to over 400,000 scholarships.

Federal Student Aid

Explains the different types of financial aid, who qualifies, how to apply, and how to pay back any loans.

Financial Aid For Specific Students

Explains the different types of financial aid available to students with disabilities, older students, athletes, veterans, and minorities.

Financial Aid Home Page

Information on scholarships, loans, and other places to find savings.

Higher Education Services Corporation

College and career planning, guides to grants, loans, and scholarships, financial aid applications, and loan management.

Hispanic College Fund

Indian American Scholarship Fund

Internal Revenue Service

Learn about tax benefits for college students and the parents of college students.

Minority Online Information Service

Colleges, scholarships, and resources for minority students.

New York’s 529 College Savings Program

 Plan benefits, investments, resources, and necessary forms.

Next Step Magazine

 A magazine filled with great articles and information on college selection, financial aid, and making the most of your experience.

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency

Sallie Mae College Answer

Information on financial planning, saving for college, managing your money during and after school, and paying back loans.

School Soup

Information on colleges, careers, scholarships, financial aid, and student loans.

US Department of Education

File your FAFSA, search and apply for scholarships, and research grants.




Career Search


Jobs After High School




NY Career Zone


Research almost any career and find information such as job descriptions, necessary education levels, average income, and much more!

Quintessential Careers

US Department of Labor Occupational Handbook

Job descriptions and skill requirements.

US News and World Report Career Guide

Wall Street Journal


Air Force



My Future




Chautauqua Region Community Foundation

Research and apply for scholarships available to residents of Chautauqua County.

College Preparation and Access

Helpful for students with disabilities that provides links for specific subject sites.


 Search for schools, send inquiries, apply online, send away for over 600,000 financial aid and scholarship opportunities, and take practice SAT tests.

Guidance Resources Online

Links related to colleges, careers, and financial aid.

The Writing Web

Tips for writing college application essays and improving the general writing skills needed in college.