Schools and Educational Opportunities

Back to College
A resource for the adult student returning to college, this site provides information on financial aid, online degree programs as well as numerous articles on issues affecting adult students.
Business Schools and Careers
From The Princeton Review, this site provides resources for students interested in pursuing a business degree or career. Users can view business school rankings, get advice for creating a GMAT test prep schedule or take assessment quizzes. Requires free registration for full access.
Campus Tours: Virtual College Tours
A directory of colleges with information about admissions, programs of study, tuition, and the student body. This site also provides virtual tours for many of the included schools, as well as links to college websites.
College & University Rankings 
This page, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, provides links to websites where rankings of graduate, undergraduate, law, business, medical, and international schools can be found.
Colleges & Careers 
The Princeton Review's site for undergraduate study, this site provides resources for current and prospective students. Requires free registration for full access.
The Common Application
The Common Application is a not-for-profit organization that serves students and member institutions by providing an admission application - online and in print - that students may submit to any of approximately 300 member schools.
Distance Learning & Online Degree Programs
Use Peterson's site to search for distance learning programs by school, area of study, degree or keyword.
Grad Schools & Careers 
From The Princeton Review, information and resources for current and prospective graduate students. Requires free registration for full access.
HBCUMentor
An online guide to historically black colleges and universities, this site has everything a student will need to plan for and apply to one of the associated schools.
Law Schools & Careers
The Princeton Review's site for law schools. Provides rankings and information on LSAT preparation. Requires free registration for full access.
Mapping Your Future
This site includes information to help someone plan a career, select a school, and pay for their education. One section, entitled "Ten Steps to Paying for School," discusses the different kinds of financial aid one can find: scholarships and grants, federal financial aid, and work study. Links to online scholarship resources are provided.
Med Schools & Careers 
The Princeton Review's site for medical schools. Requires free registration for full access.
Military Schools
A directory of military grade schools, high schools, junior colleges and colleges from the Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the United States.
Peterson's Education Center 
Searchable databases of information about educational opportunities at all levels, including K-12 schools, colleges and universities and graduate study. Also includes information about studying abroad, careers and jobs, summer programs, language study and financing your education.
Study Abroad
Use this site to find opportunities to study abroad, including internships, intensive language programs and summer-only study. Programs can be searched by subject, country or city. The site also offers a helpful handbook for those going abroad and financial aid information.
US News & World Report: America's Best Colleges
The online version of the popular annual report. Basic rankings are provided free-of-charge; expanded information is available for a fee.
US News & World Report: America's Best Graduate Schools
The online version of the popular annual report. Basic rankings are provided free-of-charge; expanded information is available for a fee.