College Preparation and Counseling Websites

College Preparation and Counseling Websites

Pay4CollegeArizona: A great website full of info on how to prepare for college, and then how to pay for it when you get there.

Create Your Next: A nice guide with a checklist of what students should be doing in junior high and each year of high school in order to prepare for college and careers.

KnowHow2Go: A government-sponsored website to help students prepare for college. The federal government’s student web portal.

CollegeWeekLive: An online college fair that’s free for students.

College Fairs Online: An online college fair that’s free for students.

The Big Virtual: An online college fair that’s free for students.

AZCIS: An interactive website for Arizona high school students to help them prepare for the future, wherever it might take them (Ties into the Educational and Career Action Plan–ECAP) helps students who want to transfer within the Arizona college and university system. The site has tools to help you plan for your transfer and provides accurate information about how your courses transfer, meet requirements, and apply to a degree program. It also has information on which courses you need to take for your major and the various transfer pathways open to you.

MAPP (Maricopa-ASU Pathway Program): MAPP is a streamlined program to help students earn their Associate’s at a Maricopa college and then easily transfer to get their Bachelor’s at ASU.

Maricopa-NAU Connection: This site gives you the rundown on how to get your Associate’s at a Maricopa college and then your Bachelor’s at NAU. Unsure if that Theater course you took five years ago will transfer to your new out-of-state school for the right credit? can help you determine the transferability of your college credits.

The College Solution: This site is a great resource for parents and students, helping you to navigate the ins and outs of applying to colleges and getting the most scholarship and financial aid money possible.

Standardized Testing Websites

ACT Student Website
SAT Website
AP Exams
CLEP Exams
Varsity Tutors: Free test-preparation materials for most standardized tests, including PSAT, SAT, ACT, Accuplacer, CLEP, and more.

Career Websites
Engineer Your Life

Cool Websites

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