College Information

Below you will find some of the valuable resources available through the Guidance Department and on the Internet to help guide you through the college application, visit, and final selection process.

My College Options
My College Options is a free service which provides a well organized college search function and permits students to access information on individual colleges. My College Options is a division of Sallie Mae

U.S. News & World Report – Colleges and Careers Center
Information on:
Getting into college
Financial aid
Beyond college
alt.campus (useful college campus information)

The College Board Online
SAT information and online registration
College search
CSS Financial Aid Profile

The A.C.T. Online
This site has the online application for the American College Test, a college search engine powered by CollegeNet, a financial aid calculator, and more…

College Board Services for Students with Disabilities
This site has information on registration for the PSAT, SAT, and AP tests for students with disabilities.

Campus Tours
Take a virtual tour of hundreds of colleges. Many of the college sites have video clips or live webcam views of the campus.

College Net Search Site
Here’s an interesting way to search for colleges in different states–by clicking on maps.

The Common Application
Students entering Nassau Community College must take a placement test before they begin classes. Click here to obtain information about this test and see sample questions.

Today’s Military
This site describes opportunities in the U.S. Armed Services. Of interest is a comprehensive description of the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (A.S.V.A.B.)

Catholic Colleges Online
This is the web site of The National Catholic College Admission Association. It has a search function that produces a list of Catholic colleges and universities that meet criteria established by the user.

The web site of Hillel, the Foundation for Jewish Campus Life.

New York’s 100+ Private Colleges and Universities
This is the web site of the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities in New York State. Its listings include information on academic programs, campus locations, school profiles, open houses, and financial aid.