Internet Resources for Colleges & Schools

Introduction

This referral list provides a very comprehensive resource related to colleges and schools for students, teachers and parents with numerous informative web sites on various essential subject matter and different levels of studentship in universities, colleges and schools.

Internet Links
361 Best Colleges
The Princeton Review’s online rankings book.
 
Accredited Online Schools & Colleges
http://www.accreditedonlinecolleges.org/
A searchable directory of online colleges and schools.
 
America’s Best Colleges Index 2007
From U.S. News and World Report.
 
American Association of Community Colleges
Links to 200 U.S. community colleges, plus news of legislation and updates on education issues.
 
American Universities
A list of U.S. colleges and universities, searchable alphabetically, with links to their websites.
 
Boarding Schools Online
Presented by the Association of Boarding Schools (TABS). Includes links to over 250 websites.
 
Brooklyn Friends School
375 Pearl Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 718.852.1029
 
Campus Tours
Cyber tours of many colleges throughout the U.S., searchable by college or state.
 
College Board
Get College Board test dates for the SAT Reasoning Test, SAT Subject Tests, PSAT, AP and CLEP. Download a demonstration of “One-on-One with the SAT.”
 
College Is Possible
Basic information for minority and low-income families.
 
College of New Rochelle
College Opportunities Online
Government database of over 9,000 colleges. Search by name, region, type, student body size and more.
 
Columbia University
 
Cooper Union
Counsel on International Educational Exchange
Lists opportunities for students to study, work or travel abroad.
 
CUNY
Information on the campuses and affiliated institutions of the City University of New York (CUNY) system, including community colleges and Brooklyn College, Kingsborough Community College, Medgar Evers College and New York City College of Technology.
 
Distance Education Clearinghouse
Courses offered through the University of Wisconsin Extension Division.
 
Doc 'n Mail: Online Courses and Tutorials
A guide to a variety of free or affordable online courses.
 
Excelsior College
Offers B.A. and B.S. degrees for nonresidential study; affiliated with the State University of New York. Formerly Regents College.
 
Homeschool Resource Page
Information on homeschooling.
 
Kaplan
Find information about admissions, entrance exams and events, as well as for free test prep options on the GRE, LSAT, GMAT, MCAT, SAT, PSAT and ACT.
 
Long Island University
New School Online University
More than 150 online continuing education courses at the New School.
 
New York City Department of Education
 
New York City Department of Education School Reports
Look up learning scores and other information for each public school and high school.
 
New York University
Pace University
Pathways In Technology
http://www.ptechnyc.org/ptech
This is an early college high school where it confers both the high school diploma and an associate degree in applied science at graduation. 
 
Peterson’s Education Portal
Information about colleges and universities, graduate schools, vocational and technical schools, tests and assessment and more. Searchable in a variety of ways.
 
Poly Prep Country Day School
9216 Seventh Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11228 718.836.9800 Includes summer programs.
 
Polytechnic University
The Berkeley Carroll School
181 Lincoln Place Brooklyn, NY 11217 718.789.6060
 
The College Board
Testing information, plus college searches and applications (after registering).
 
The Common Application
This form can be filled out once and used to apply to many colleges. Download the form from this site or request a paper copy. Note: Many colleges offer online application forms. Check individual websites for availability.
 
The Packer Collegiate Institute
170 Joralemon Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 718.250.0288
 
The Princeton Review
Register to get information about colleges, rankings and opinions. Articles about the SAT and financial aid.