http://www.collegeboard.org. The most comprehensive college information site. Data base of all four year and two year institutions. Search by program area, location, size, cost or other pertinent areas. Compare your grades and test scores to accepted students. Same website you use to register for SAT test.
http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator. A free consumer information resource provided by the US Department of Education.
http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges. US News and World Report rankings, college data and guidance.
http://www.kiplinger.com/tools/colleges. Ranks US colleges and universities in three separate lists: public, private universities and liberal arts colleges.
http://www.collegeconfidential.com. The popular college admissions site and discussion forum is a source of school-specific gossip and information (whether reliable or not).
http://www.fiskeguide.com. Provides an insider’s look at more than 300 popular colleges and universities.
http://inlikeme.com. Articles with step by step help with everything from test preparation to essay advice to application timelines.
http://www.zinch.com. A fairly new admissions portal that helps colleges and students connect. Students create profiles on the site and “shout out” to colleges of interest with the possibility of beginning a dialogue.
http://www.princetonreview.com. Numerous “best” college lists and test preparation help including timed tests