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College Search Resources

The college search may seem daunting, but it doesn't have to be.

 

We are pleased to provide students and families with recommended resources for the college search.  Whether you are a first-generation student or a parent navigating the college search, we encourage you to stay informed each step of the way.  

 

who you are resources we recommend
"I AM A FRESHMAN, SOPHOMORE OR JUNIOR."

College Board's BigFuture

College Board's College Matchmaker

Peterson's College Search

U.S. Department of Education's College Navigator

Unigo College Search

Student and Parent Resources (NACAC)

"I AM THE FIRST IN MY FAMILY TO ATTEND COLLEGE."

I'm First

firstgenerationstudent

College Board's YouCanGo!

"I AM AN INTERNATIONAL STUDENT."

Applying to U.S. Universities:  Penn Coursera Course

Peterson's:  What International Students Should Look For

"I AM A PARENT."

College Board's Big Future

Student and Parent Resources (NACAC)

The following resources provide financial aid and scholarship information, standardized test preparation and college guidance.  

What you need   resources we recommend
FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION                           

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE®

Penn's Net Price Calculator

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

U.S. Department of Education

Finding and Applying for Scholarships

Grants and Scholarships

Avoid Scholarship Scams

Scholarship Search Engines

Scholarships.com

Cappex

fastweb

STANDARDIZED TEST PREPARATION                       

Kahn Academy (free test prep courses)

SAT Practice

ACT Test Prep

COLLEGE GUIDANCE

Fiske Guide to Colleges 

Princeton Review’s The Best 380 Colleges

Colleges That Change Lives

Rugg’s Recommendations on the Colleges

*Publications and websites are provided as recommendations and examples only and do not necessarily reflect endorsement by Penn Admissions or the University of Pennsylvania

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