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College Counseling Resources

Canada

AUCC

Association of Universities and colleges in Canada: national organization that represents 95 colleges and universities.

Education in Canada

Contains information on studying in Canada and all the steps one would have to take. Also provides information on working after graduation.

OUAC Ontario Universities’ Application Center

Government of Canada site

Provides information on obtaining a student visa.

Canadian Colleges and Universities

Web directory and search engine with links to University webpages.

 

Europe

European Universities

Web directory and search engine with links to University webpages.

Belgium

Information on universities in Belgium

Germany

Information on studying in Germany

Holland

Information about studying in Holland

Italy

Information about studying in Italy

Ireland

Information about studying in Ireland

Studielink

Netherlands application center

Bachelors Portal

Search engine for Universities in Europe

 

United States

Big Future

University search engine through College Board, that also has information on financial aid, tools to help create a plan for going to college and test preparation.

Princeton Review

Test preparation and college search engine.

Colleges that Change Lives

An organization of 44 liberal arts colleges that have small teacher student ratio, holistic admissions policies, and environments that foster community and personal growth.

Unigo

A free online college resource guide and student platform for colleges and universities in the US.

Niche

College reviews written by students, (formally know as college prowler).

College Board

Contains college planning and preparation tools, and where one signs up for the SAT

Cappex

Search engine for colleges that provides information on admission and scholarships as well as student reviews.

Peterson’s

Search engine for colleges, online programs and community colleges.

Common Application

An organization that provides one application that student’s can fill out and submit to over 500 different universities and colleges.

 

United Kingdom

UCAS

Application center for UK universities, as well as a course search engine.

University Compare

Compare and search for universities in the UK.

Study London

Information on course, universities and advice on visa, financial aid and scholarships for studying in London.

Russell Group

Group of 24 UK universities committed to public research, outstanding teaching, and strong learning experiences.

UKCISA

Provides information for international students studying in the UK.

 

Academic Summer Programs

University of Kent

The London School of Economics and Political Science

IE University

Oxford and Cambridge Summer Academy

Oxbridge Academic Programs

Global Paths (UK based)

Duke University

Stanford Summer Humanities Institute

University of Toronto (Medical and Law)

Brown University

Columbia University

Summer Discovery Program

Pre-College institutes for students worldwide.

Teen Ink

Guide to Summer Programs.

 

Virtual College Fairs

College Week Live

College Fairs Online

 

Virtual College Tours

Youniversity

Zinch

Campus Tours

ECampusTours

YouVisit

 

Scholarships and Financial Aid

International Scholarships

Provides information on possible research based scholarships for Canadians and non-Canadians.

IEFA

Scholarship and loan search engine for international students.

NAFSA

Financial aid for international students who want to study abroad.

EDUPASS

Information of financial aid for international students studying in the US.

FAFSA

For US Citizens and Nationals

FINAID

Guide to financial aid for US students

Big Future Scholarship

Source of information on financial aid through College Board.

 

Testing

SAT

Standardized test for college admission.

ACT

Standardized test for college admission.

TOEFL

Standardized English proficiency test for non-native English speakers.

IELTS

Standardized English proficiency test for non-native English speakers (for UK schools).