Find The Best - Great visuals and quick stats. Search for a school you're interested in and keep scrolling down for helpful financial information. Or, fill out the side bar to find schools that match your preferences.
Kahn Academy - A comprehensive college planning and research guide. Includes many informational videos that explain how to find the right type of school for you.
College Reality Check - The Chronicle of Higher Education's college comparison site that informs you of what your "debt" will really be after considering financial aid, scholarships, etc. Also shares graduation rates.
CollegeMeasures.org - Check out Virginia's economic data about education level attained and correlating salaries.
Going to College - an online resource to help teens with disabilities prepare for college.
Going2College -Can search by state for college access assistance.
I'm First - an online community supporting first generation college-bound students.
College Greenlight - Offers first generation college-bound students lots of resources for planning for, applying to and paying for college. Application fee waivers article.
College Answer - Guidance on preparing, selecting, applying, paying, deciding, and financing college.
March2Success - has SAT/ACT/SOL Prep and information about applying to and paying for college.
College Navigator - Another comparison site that includes non-college post-high training.
Affordable Schools Online by Cheap Colleges. Provides a list of affordable colleges and good financial aid information. But as they highlight, be sure to tap into financial aid sources as part of the cost mix whether the schools you are interested in are on the list or not.
Mapping Your Future - Comprehensive tool from planning and paying for college to career exploration.
My College Options - includes test prep, summer programs, college matching, financial aid and more. Good for both parents and students.
MyFuture - Offers information on college, military, careers and building a resume.
NCAA - Eligibility information for college athlete hopefuls.
Princeton Review - Great resource to compare colleges, prepare for entrance exams, and research financial aid support; Check out their 2013 Parents & Students Survey for some interesting information about their hopes and worries of the college admissions process; includes great words of advice as well.
Peterson's College Search Tool. Includes test prep, essay-writing, paying for college, etc.