Real Life: College
College search, career search, scholarship search, examination testing dates, and test preparation information.
Guide to colleges and universities in the U.S. and selected other countries.
The Common Application is the recommended form of 195 independent colleges and universities for admission to their undergraduate programs. Fill out the application online or download it to your computer.
Online directory of distance education courses and programs offered by 70 Illinois colleges and universities.
Access to a directory of degrees and programs in the north suburban Chicago area.
From the publishers of the Peterson's Guides comes a web site with college information, a financial aid Q&A, how to write a college essay, and distance learning opportunities.
Study for the SAT, LSAT, or GRE online.
From the Education and Social Services Library of the University of Illinois, this site provides annotated lists of online sources of information on the ranking of institutions of higher education, as well as a well-designed section titles "Caution and Controversy" on the validity and usefulness of such rankings.
Programs in business, law, medicine, engineering, and education are surveyed every year. Programs in other fields are surveyed on a rotating basis, usually every three years.
U.S. News & World Report's yearly college ranking.
Financial Aid and Student Loans
Powered by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC).
Look here for government loans and grants and to file the FAFSA electronically.
"The Internet's largest free scholarship search."
Information on a wide array of grants and scholarships.
The nation's leading provider of education funding.