Guidebooks and Websites
College, Career, and Summer Opportunities
The SBHS Media Center has a variety of College and Career books available for students to borrow.

The South Brunswick Public Library has a college preparation section which contains most of the books on this list. It also has a large career section with books on a wide variety of careers.

The following books and websites are not endorsed by SBHS. They are listed for informational purposes only. College Books and Websites College Books College Admission Testing Self-Study Books (PSAT, SAT, ACT, SAT Subject Tests)

Factual College Guidebooks

Subjective College Guidebooks

Choosing a Major

The College Preparation and Applications Process

Financial Aid, Scholarships and Grants

Have a Successful Freshman Year at College

Parents

College Websites: College Admission Test Information & Preparation

Options includes private and small group tutoring, classroom courses, online courses, and self-study books

CollegeBoard Register for and research the SAT and SAT Subject (SAT II) tests. Offer test preparation including online courses and self-study books
ACT Register for and research the ACT exam. Offer ACT test preparation as well
College Optional SAT Find schools that do not require SAT or ACT College Admission Exams
Princeton Review Variety of options for test preparation for all college admission tests
Kaplan Variety of options for test preparation for all college admission tests
Barron's Test preparation for PSAT, ACT and SAT exams


College Information Sites:
Preparing for College Federal government site for parents and students
Why Go to College US Dept of Education site
NACAC A variety of articles about the college process and local College Fair schedules
CollegeBoard College planning and research, application tips, time management tips
ACT College planning information and checklists
Common Application Download the Common Application and individual college supplements
Peterson's College planning and research
Princeton Review College planning, research, majors, and scholarships
Yahoo Directory of Colleges Search by state or country. Links to selected university home page
Campus Crime Stats Government site to research campus crime statistics
About.Com College planning and research
My Road CollegeBoard site to research colleges, majors, and careers
College Prowler Rankings by school on academics, safety, food, housing, dorms, etc.
College View Select colleges by special interest area
Go College College survival tips and college research
Historically Black Colleges Research schools which are listed in alphabetical order
US News & World Report College rankings in a variety of categories
Virtual Campus Tours Select a college to see photos or videos of campus and buildings
www.youuniversitytv.com Videos feature interviews with students, local merchants, faculty and staff from more than 200 colleges and universities across the country.
Young Adult Library Services Outstanding books for the college bound
www.collegeatlas.org Search for colleges around the country and around the world.
National Center for Education Links and searches to colleges and universities
Online Education and Degrees Online education and degree program information
AIU Online Career-relevant degrees
Capella University Degree programs listed by professional focus
Kaplan University Includes financial aid info
University of Phoenix Online Includes links to all campus locations
Westwood College Technical program available


Financial Aid :
FAFSA Free Application for Federal Student Aid required by most colleges
FAFSA PIN Number Register for required FAFSA pin number for student and parent
CSS Profile (CollegeBoard) CollegeBoard administers the CSS Profile required by some colleges in addition to the FAFSA for financial aid and merit scholarships
Student Fin Aid Guide Federal government site for parents & students for student aid
Fastweb Research scholarships
Finaid Research scholarships, loans and other financial aid
Find Money for College Research scholarships


Athletics :
NAIA National Association of Intercollegiate Athletes
NCAA National Collegiate Athletic Association
College Sports Eligibility NCAA Eligibility for Division I and II
Univ. Sports Programs For student athletes going to school around the world


Career Books and Websites Both the SBHS Media Center and the South Brunswick Public Library have a wide variety of books on individual jobs and careers in addition to the books listed below. Career Books Career Websites
Occupational Outlook Online version of the annual book published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Find information about careers: education, salary, jobs outlook and more
Bureau of Labor & Statistics Variety of statistics and information about employment
NJ Dept of Labor State of New Jersey workforce information
My Road (CollegeBoard) Research careers with or without a college degree
Job Star Central Provides help on resume writing, job search, career guides and salary info
New Jersey Newspapers Provides New Jersey news and classified ads
Americorps State and National programs, Vista, NCCC
Peace Corps Volunteer in international locations in a variety of fields
Life Colors Questionnaire What Kind of Person Are You?
The Vocational Information Center  


Summer Opportunities, Books and Websites Summer Opportunity Books Summer Opportunity Websites
Peterson's Summer Info Summer camps, schools, programs in the US, Canada and international locations for those interested in art, sports, wilderness, or other special interests