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Colleges & Universities - A

Adelphi University
Agnes Scott College
Alfred University
Alverno College
American University
Angelo State University
Antioch College
Antioch New England Graduate School
Antioch University Seattle
Aquinas College
Arizona Western College
Armstrong Atlantic State University
Assumption College
Athens State University
Athens Technical College
Augsburg College
Aurora University
Austin College


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Colleges & Universities - B

Ball State University
Baptist Bible College - Missouri
Baptist Bible College and Seminary
Bard College
Barnard College
Benedictine College
Berklee College of Music
Berkshire Community College
Bethany College [CA]
Bethany College [WV]
Bethel College
Boston College
Boston University
Bowling Green State University
Briar Cliff University
Bridgewater College
Brigham Young University
Brown University


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Colleges & Universities - C

California Institute of the Arts
California Institute of Technology
California University of Pennsylvania
Calvin College
Cameron University
Canisius College
Carleton College
Carnegie Mellon
Castleton State College
Cazenovia College
Champlain College of Vermont
Chapman University
Chesapeake College
City University of New York
Claremont Graduate University
Clarion University
Clarke College
Clarkson University
Cogswell Polytechincal College
Colgate University
College of Idaho
College of Mount St. Vincent
College of New Jersey
College of New Rochelle
College of Saint Rose
Colorado State University
Columbia College
Columbia University
Concordia College
Cooper Union
Cornell College
Cornell University


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Colleges & Universities - D

D'Youville College
Daemen College
Dartmouth College
DeVRY Institute
Dickinson State University
Dominican College
Dowling College
Drew University
Duke University


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Colleges & Universities - E

East Tennessee State University
Elizabethtown College
Elmira College


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Colleges & Universities - F

Fairleigh Dickinson University
Fairmont State College
Fashion Institute of Technology
Florida Atlantic University
Fordham University
Fullerton College


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Colleges & Universities - G

Georgia Institute of Technology
Georgia Southwestern State University
Georgetown University
Grace College


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Colleges & Universities - H

Hamilton College
Hampton University
Harding University
Hartwick College
Harvard University
Hawaii Pacific University
Hilbert College
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Hofstra University
Holy Cross
Honolulu Community College
Hope College
Houghton College
Hunter College
Huntingdon College


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Colleges & Universities - I

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
Indiana University
Iona College
Iowa State
Ithaca College


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Colleges & Universities - J

James Madison University
Jamestown College
Jewish Theological Seminary of America
John Carroll University
Johns Hopkins University


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Colleges & Universities - K

Kent State University
Keuka College
King's College


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Colleges & Universities - L

Lamar University
Lee College
Lehigh University
Le Moyne College
Lewis and Clark College
Lewis-Clark State College
Lincoln University
Long Island University


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Colleges & Universities - M

Manhattan College
Manhattan School of Music
Manhattanville College
Marlboro College
Marist
Marquette University
Marymount Manhattan College
Marymount University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Medaille College
Mercy College
Meredith College
Michigan State University
Middlebury College
Mills College
Mississippi College
Mississippi State University
Molloy College
Monmouth College
Mount St. Mary College
Mount Saint Mary's College & Seminary
Muhlenberg College


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Colleges & Universities - N

Nazareth College of Rochester
New School University (formerly New School of Social Research)
New York Institute of Technology
New York University
Niagara University
Norfolk State University
Northeastern University
Northwestern University
Notre Dame
Notre Dame de Namur University
Nyack College


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Colleges & Universities - O

Ohio State University
Oklahoma State University
Oregon Health Sciences University
SUNY Orange
SUNY Orange (Orange County Community College, OCCC)


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Colleges & Universities - P

Pace University
Paul Smith's College
Penn State University
Penn State York
Polytechnic University
Pratt Institute
Princeton University
Purdue University


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Colleges & Universities - R

Reed College
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rhode Island College
Rice University
Roberts Wesleyan College
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rutgers


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Colleges & Universities - S

Sage Colleges
Saint Bonaventure University
Saint Francis College
Saint John Fisher College
Saint John's University
Saint Joseph College
Saint Joseph's College
Saint Lawrence University
Saint Thomas Acquinas College
Saint Xavier University
Santa Monica College
Sarah Lawrence College
School of Visual Arts
Seattle Pacific University
Siena College
Skidmore
Stanford University
Syracuse University


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Colleges & Universities - T

Thomas Edison State College
Touro College
Trinity College
Tulane University


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Colleges & Universities - U

United States Merchant Marine Academy
United States Military Academy
United States Sports Academy
Union College
University of California at Los Angeles
University of Central Arkansas
University of Central Florida
University of Central Missouri
University of Connecticut
University of Dallas
University of Florida
University of Guam
University of Hartford
University of Hawaii
University of Illinois at Chicago
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Iowa
The University of Louisiana at Monroe
University of Massachusetts Amherst
University of Miami
University of Michigan
University of Minnesota
University of Nevada at Las Vegas
University of New England
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of Notre Dame
University of Oregon
University of Pennsylvania
University of Rhode Island
University of Richmond
University of Rochester
University of Southern California
University of Southwestern Louisiana at Lafayette
University of Texas at Austin
University of Virginia
University of Wisconsin
Ursinus
Utica College


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Colleges & Universities - V

Vassar College
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology
Virginia State University


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Colleges & Universities - W

Walla Walla University
Washington College
Washington State University
Weber State University
Wells College
Wenatchee Valley College
Wesley College
Western International University
Westminster College
Westmont College
Wittenberg University
Wright State University


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Colleges & Universities - Y

Yale University
Yeshiva University


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SUNY Websites

State Universities of New York

Adirondack
Albany
Binghamton
Brockport
Buffalo
Buffalo State
Corning
Cortland
Delhi
Downstate Medical Center
Dutchess
Empire State College
Farmingdale
Fredonia
Geneseo
Hudson Valley
Jamestown
Nassau
New Paltz
Oneonta
Oswego
Plattsburgh
Potsdam
Purchase
Rockland
Stony Brook
Sullivan County
SUNY Learning Network
The State University of New York's online education program.
SUNY Orange
Orange County Community College (OCCC)
Ulster County


More SUNY information and links to other SUNY schools and community colleges.

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Preparing for College

Featured Resource
Testing and Education Reference Center (TERC) - The Family College Planning Center
The Center offers "college test preparation, financial aid and resources, planning timelines and various advice articles." Please note: Once you reach the TERC home page, scroll down and click the Family College Planning Center link at the lower right side of the page.

TERC also includes: practice examinations (ACT, CLEP, GED, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, PSAT, SAT, TOEFL, etc.), practice courses, study materials, information on accredited schools, college planning/preparation, financial aid, graduate schools, scholarships, career tools, resumes, and more. Available to members of Thrall.

Other Resources
ACT
ACT, Inc., is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides more than a hundred assessment, research, information, and program management services in the broad areas of educational planning, career planning, and workforce development.
CareerOneStop
"CareerOneStop is a U.S. Department of Labor-sponsored Web site that offers career resources and workforce information to job seekers, students, businesses, and workforce professionals to foster talent development in a global economy." From the U.S. Department of Labor and Department of Education.
CareerZone
CareerZone provides information on hundreds of occupations, as well as enabling users to assess their skills and create personal profiles.
College.gov
From the United States Department of Education this "site aims to motivate students with inspirational stories and information about planning, preparing and paying for college."
College Affordability and Transparency Center
"The College Affordability and Transparency Center includes information for students, parents, and policymakers about college costs at America's colleges and universities. The Center includes several lists of institutions based on the tuition and fees and net prices (the price of attendance after considering all grant and scholarship aid) charged to students. These lists meet requirements outlined in the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) and will be updated annually and posted on the College Navigator website by July 1." Provided by U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS).
The College Board
College preparation information, SAT schedules and registration, and more.
College Preparation Checklist
"To help students prepare academically and financially for education beyond high school." From the U.S. Department of Education
Mapping Your Future
Information on career planning, college selection and financial aid for middle school and high school students and their parents.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
This handbook offers detailed discussions of occupations including degrees, training and other qualifications required, employment outlook, and sources of additional information. Thrall Library has a print version too.
Students - Ed.gov
Easy access to information and resources from the U.S. government. Topics include planning your education, career development, online study help, paying for your education, campus life, military service, government online and more.


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Choosing a College
Guides & Rankings

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Guides

Big Future: College Search
Search or browse by college major, cost, or name. From CollegeBoard.
Black College Search
This site is a guide to America's historically black colleges and includes in-depth information about the nation's top black colleges and universities. Links and articles related to admissions, essay writing, financial aid and college life.
Campus Tours
Links to virtual tours, interactive maps, and videos of many colleges and universities.
The Choice: College Admissions Advice
Demystifying college admissions and aid. Blog from The New York Times.
Choosing a School
Considerations and advice from the U.S. Department of Education.
College Navigator
Provides direct links to approximately 7,000 college and universities in the U.S. This National Center for Education Statistics website has lots of information.
College Scorecard
"College Scorecards in the U.S. Department of Education's College Affordability and Transparency Center make it easier for you to search for a college that is a good fit for you. You can use the College Scorecard to find out more about a college's affordability and value so you can make more informed decisions about which college to attend.To start, enter the name of a college of interest to you or select factors that are important in your college search. You can find scorecards for colleges based on factors such as programs or majors offered, location, and enrollment size." From the U. S. Department of Education.
Colleges that Admit Homeschoolers
Indexed, searchable page with information on admission criteria.
Peterson's
Peterson's is in the business to sell products, but they also offer some great services and information for free. This site is worth the time to explore.
SparkCollege: Choosing a College and College Admissions
Hints and tips excerpted from the books 10 Things You Gotta Know About Choosing a College and 10 Things You Gotta Know About College Application Essays. Topics include: The Basics of Choosing a College, Elite Schools, State Schools, Liberal Arts Schools, Two-Year Schools, Specialty Schools, Distance-Learning Schools, The College Application Essay, The Admissions Committee, Choosing Your Topic, Framing and Writing Your Essay, and Sample Essays.
U.S. News Colleges and Career Center
This award winning website ranks undergraduate and graduate schools and programs, and provides a wealth of information on financial aid, the college application process and career planning. Includes an extensive database of information on 1,400 colleges and universities, searchable by name.

Rankings

100 Best Value Colleges
From USA Today and The Princeton Review.
America's Best Business Schools
From Forbes.
America's Best Colleges
From Forbes.
America's Best Prep Schools
From Forbes.
Best Graduate Schools
From US News and World Report.
Public Colleges
"100 Best Values in Public Colleges" from Kiplinger.
Private Colleges
"100 Best Values in Private Colleges" from Kiplinger.
US News and World Report: Best Colleges
Top-ranked schools, programs, and more.


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Financial Aid & Scholarships

FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid - Official Website
"Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, ensures that all eligible individuals can benefit from federally funded or federally guaranteed financial assistance for education beyond high school." From the U.S. Department of Education.
The Financial Aid Information Page
An excellent and comprehensive set of annotated links to information on all types of financial aid for all types of students.
Fastweb.com
A scholarship search service that matches a profile provided by you to scholarship possibilities from their database of over 275,000 scholarships. Although it is free, you must register, and with your permission, your profile will be given to the site's sponsors.
How College Financial Aid Works
From How Stuff Works.
Higher Education Services Corporation
"Our mission at HESC is to help people pay for college. HESC guarantees federal student and parent loans, administers the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) and other state-specific grants and scholarships, and administers the New York Higher Education Loan Program (NYHELPs). HESC also offers loan management services and provides guidance for college planning."
Net Price Calculator Center
Links to individual college's net price calculators. "Net price calculators are available on a college's or university's website and allow prospective students to enter information about themselves to find out what students like them paid to attend the institution in the previous year, after taking grants and scholarship aid into account." From the U. S. Department of Education.
Paying for College: Navigating the Noise
"From start to finish, we can help you make informed financial decisions about paying for college." Topics include: comparing financial aid and college costs and understanding college finance. From the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).
Paying for Higher Education
Includes: All About Direct Loans, Bright Future Native American Poster, Federal Student Aid Grant Programs Fact Sheet 2011 - 2012, Federal Student Aid Loan Programs Fact Sheet 2011 - 2012, Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) 2011-2012, Funding Education Beyond High School: The Guide to Federal Student Aid 2011-12, Funding Your Graduate Education: Sources of Information, My Future My Way: First Steps Toward College, Saving and Investing for Students, Scholarships for Military Families, Smart Saving for College: Better Buy Degrees, Student Loans: Avoiding Deceptive Offers, Your Federal Student Loans: Learn the Basics and Manage Your Debt. From the U.S. Government (USA.gov).
Sallie Mae
Student and family loans for education.
Scholarship Search
"We created this online tool to help you locate scholarships, internships, grants, and loans that match your education level, talents, and background." From CollegeBoard.
Student Debt Repayment Assistant
"While our Student Debt Repayment Assistant cannot give you advice for your exact situation, we hope it can point you in the right direction and help you learn about some of your options." From the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Student Financial Aid and the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)
Information from the New York State Department of Education, Office of Higher Education.
Student Financial Assistance
Information concerning federal government grants and loans as well as links to state and funding sources. Includes an electronic version of the FAFSA and a listing of the Title IV codes. From the United States Department of Education. Also check out their Federal Student Aid website.



For more information on financial aid please check the sources in the Choosing a College Guide also.




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Distance Learning

All About Distance Learning
Articles from About.com.
Distance Education and Training Council
The Council serves as an information clearinghouse and accreditor for the distance study/correspondence school field. Their site has a directory of accredited institutions, accessible alphabetically and by subject.
Distance Program Database
Search for programs by institution or subject area. "Only distance education programs that are offered by accredited New York institutions and approved by the State Education Department (SED) are listed here." From the New York State Department of Education. See also NYSED's Distance Education Programs page for more information.
Empire State College
New York State's Distance Learning Center
Excelsior College
Excelsior College, formerly Regents College, was originally founded in 1971 as the external degree program of the University of the State of New York. It is now a private independently chartered institution based in Albany that grants degrees in business, nursing, liberal arts and technology. Regents College provides the opportunity to receive credit for college level achievement and knowledge through testing and evaluation.
Get Educated.com
This site has a great annotated link directory of online colleges, Internet universities, and training institutes including accreditation status. "Online Since 1989, our national distance learning degree rankings help consumers get educated about the best online colleges and universities. GetEducated.com is the only distance learning college directory that offers free listings to CHEA-accredited universities, and that bars advertising from fake universities and online diploma mills. No Degree Mills, No Online Universities Accredited by Fake Agencies. Just thousands of accredited online universities offering masters, bachelors, and doctorates through distance learning."
How E-learning Works
Introduction to How E-learning Works, What is E-learning?, The Psychology of Learning, Benefits, Tips, Finding and Taking E-learning Courses. From How Stuff Works.
Online Education
Search our directory of schools offering courses, certificates, and degrees via the Internet and other distance-learning media. Undergraduate and graduate courses. Provided by US News and World Report.
OpenCourseWare (OCW)
Free non-accredited college courses and related materials online.
Peterson's
Search a database of descriptions of distance learning programs. Searchable by degree and subject.
Spectrum Virtual University
Take courses on a variety of topics for continuing education credit (CEU's) for a $15 quarterly donation.
SUNY Learning Network
State University of New York online education program. "The SUNY Learning Network is a partnership with SUNY Campuses to provide support in the areas of pedagogy, technology, student and faculty support and marketing services. With award-winning support from the SUNY Learning Network, SUNY campuses have been empowered to offer thousands of online courses in scores of degree programs to tens of thousands of students."


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OpenCourseWare (OCW)


About OpenCourseWare: A number of colleges and universities around the world provide free access to college course materials, lectures, and videos. This material is what constitutes "OpenCourseWare," as the courses are "open" to anyone interested.

Courses are non-credit (i.e. you do not earn college credits for taking them) and they can be entered or exited at any time. No formal enrollment is necessary. Many courses are full-length and come with downloadable materials provided by instructors.

OCW can be a great opportunity for you to learn many new things!

In addition to OCW, if you are a member of Middletown Thrall Library you can register for free online courses. Learn new languages and much more for free and at your own pace!


Directories of Open Course Providers & Free Course Materials

Academic Earth
"Full video courses from leading universities." Browse by subject, instructors, or universities. Adobe Flash required.
CosmoLearning
"A free educational website for students and teachers." Includes videos, course materials, and images for numerous sciences/scientific fields. Search or browse.
Coursera
"We are a social entrepreneurship company that partners with the top universities in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free. We offer courses in a wide range of topics, spanning the Humanities, Medicine, Biology, Social Sciences, Mathematics, Business, Computer Science, and many others. Whether you're looking to improve your resume, advance your career, or just learn more and expand your knowledge, we hope there will be multiple courses that you find interesting."
Free Online Classes
Sections inlcude: The Basics of No-Cost Courses, University OpenCourseWare, Free Online Language Classes, Free Online Computer Classes, Free Online Arts Classes, and more. From About.com.
Free Video Lectures
Directory of podcasts, videos, and online educational materials from colleges and universities. Browse by topic.
Lecture Fox
Free university lectures.
MERLOT - Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching
"Find peer reviewed online teaching and learning materials. Share advice and expertise about education with expert colleagues. Be recognized for your contributions to quality education."
OERCommons: Open Educational Resources
"Welcome to OER Commons, a global teaching and learning network of free-to-use resources - from K-12 lesson plans to college courseware - for you to use, tag, rate, and review."
OpenCourseWare Consortium
As described on their "About Us" page: "An OpenCourseWare is a free and open digital publication of high quality educational materials, organized as courses. The OpenCourseWare Consortium is a collaboration of more than 100 higher education institutions and associated organizations from around the world creating a broad and deep body of open educational content using a shared model."
OpenCourseWare Finder
Browse OCW materials by area of interest.
OpenLearn LearningSpace
"The OpenLearn website gives free access to course materials from The Open University. The LearningSpace is open to learners anywhere in the world."
Top 100 Open Courseware Projects
Note: this list has a publication date of May 2007.
World Lecture Hall
Locate OCW materials at different colleges. Search provided by the University of Texas at Austin.
YouTube EDU Channel
Includes video lectures from various colleges and universities. Adobe Flash plugin required.

Specific Colleges & Universities Offering OCW Courses

Carnegie Mellon University: Open Learning Initiative
"No instructors, no credits, no charge. Use these self-guiding materials and activities to learn at your own pace!"
EdX
"EdX is a joint partnership between The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University to offer online learning to millions of people around the world. EdX will offer Harvard and MIT classes online for free. Through this partnership, the institutions aim to extend their collective reach to build a global community of online learners and to improve education for everyone." From their Press Release (http://www.edxonline.org/release.html): "The universities will work to develop further the online learning platform already begun with MITx and to populate the edX website with courses from the MIT and Harvard faculty. During the early stages, the two universities will work cooperatively to offer as broad an initial set of courses as possible. A first set of courses is scheduled to be announced in early summer and to start in Fall 2012."
Harvard Medical School: Open Courseware Initiative
"The mission of the Harvard Medical School Open Courseware Initiative is to exchange knowledge from the Harvard community of scholars to other academic institutions, prospective students, and the general public. Through the MyCourses initiative, Harvard has created a web-enabled distance learning environment for the four years of medical school."
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health OpenCourseWare (OCW)
"[This] project provides access to content of the School's most popular courses. As challenges to the world's health escalate daily, the School feels a moral imperative to provide equal and open access to information and knowledge about the obstacles to the public's health and their potential solutions."
Kaplan University Open Course Ware (OCW)
"Here you will find complete courses that have been optimized for self-directed learning. Most courses on this site include multimedia, lessons, exercises and examples."
MIT OpenCourseWare
"MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity."
New Jersey Institute of Technology: OpenCourseWare
Audio, video, and other related course materials for a variety of topics (computers, technologies, humanities, engineering, management).
New York University: Open Education Resources
Includes links to free NYU lectures (audio or video) on iTunes and YouTube.
Notre Dame OCW
"Notre Dame OCW is a free and open educational resource for faculty, students, and self-learners throughout the world."
OpenLearn
"The OpenLearn website gives free access to Open University course materials. This is the LearningSpace, where you'll find hundreds of free study units, each with a discussion forum. Study independently at your own pace or join a group and use the free learning tools to work with others." Browse by topic. Provided by The Open University.
Oxford University: Podcasts
Free downloadable audio lectures and broadcasts on a variety of topics including art, literature, Shakespeare, and more.
Princeton University: Web Media
Lectures online.
Rice University: Connexions
"Connexions is a place to view and share educational material made of small knowledge chunks called modules that can be organized as courses, books, reports, etc." Search or browse by topic or other criteria. Some courses include downloadable eBooks/textbooks (PDF / EPUB) in addition to other course materials.
Tufts OpenCourseWare
"Tufts OpenCourseWare is part of a new educational movement initiated by MIT that provides free access to course content for everyone online. Tufts' course offerings demonstrate the University's strength in the life sciences in addition to its multidisciplinary approach, international perspective and underlying ethic of service to its local, national and international communities."
University of California, Berkeley
Video and podcasts for courses and events.
University of California - Irvine: UCI OpenCourseWare
Subjects include: Business and Management, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Humanities, Information and Computer Sciences, Law, Physical Sciences, Social Ecology, Social Sciences.
University of Massachusetts Boston: OpenCourseWare
Topics include: Biology, Chemistry, Communications, Computer Science, Counseling, Earth and Environmental Sciences, History, Mathematics, Nursing, and more.
University of Michigan: Open.Michigan
"Open.Michigan is a University of Michigan initiative that enables faculty, students, staff and others to share their educational resources and research with the global learning community."
Utah State University: OpenCourseWare
Topics include: Anthropology, Biology, Economics, Education, Engineering, Physics, and Theatre.
Yale University: Open Yale Courses
Online video lectures and course materials.
Weber State University
Subjects include: Automotive Technology, Criminal Justice, English Literature, Health and Stress, and Information Systems.


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Survival Guides

For Students

31 Things You Need To Know About College
Article from CollegeBound.net.
ADHD College Survival Guide
"The constant assignments, anonymous lecture halls and daily independence of college can prove challenging for students with ADHD. Use this guide to get organized, study smarter, and put in place the school accommodations you need to succeed."
The College Board's Big Future
Academics, college papers, and transition tips. Formerly "College Success." From CollegeBoard.
College Life
Articles and tips about life while attending colelge. From About.com.
College Life - How To Reduce Stress in College Life
From About.com.
Information for High School Students: College Transition
Sections include: Personal Freedom in High School vs. Personal Freedom in College, Studying in High School vs. Studying in College, High School Classes vs. College Classes, Tests in High School vs. Tests in College, High School Teachers vs. College Instructors, Grades in High School vs. Grades in College. From Mid-State Technical College.
SparkCollege: Your First Year in College
Hints and tips excerpted from the book "10 Things You Gotta Know About Your First Year of College." Topics include: Arriving on Campus, The First Night, Orientation, Your Student ID, Finding Your Way Around, The First Day of Classes, Buying Your Books, Grades and Your GPA, Dorm and Campus Life, The Greek System, Drinking, Drugs, Dating, Physical and Mental Health, Money, Studying, Your College Identity, and Handling Your New Independence.
The Student Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection
Pamphlets on college related survival topics from time management and study skills to sexual assault and impulse management. The pamphlets have been developed by universities and colleges nationwide. Scroll down to view and choose from an alphabetical list of pamphlet topics.
Tips and Tutorials To Do Laundry
Learn to do laundry chores through tips, tricks and ideas. Find additional links to several laundry topics and articles such as stain removal.
UniversityChic.com: Campus Life
"Updated daily, UniversityChic.com keeps you up-to-date on the latest trends, resources, news and advice to help you make the most of your college experience."

For Parents

From College Parents of America:
For Current College Parents
"These resources will help your child adapt to college (financially, emotionally and academically) and help you adapt to his/her life away from home (financially, emotionally and practically)."
For Future College Parents
"From establishing a college savings plan for your toddler to helping your high school senior decide which college offer to accept - and all the steps in between - look to the Parent Resource Center for the most useful and up-to-date information available to future college parents."
CollegeTipsForParents.org
Articles on college life issues for parents and guardians. For more articles, please see their article archive (lower right side of their website).
Parent Survival Guide
From Shenandoah University.


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Alumni & Alumni Associations

College and Univeristy Alumni Associations
Listings from Yahoo!
Notable SUNY Alumni
"SUNY Alumni number more than 2.4 million and hold positions of leadership and influence around the globe." Browse by category.


Educational Opportunities for Older Adults

Free College Courses on the Internet
Non-credit. OpenCourseWare (OCW) from various colleges and universities.
Road Scholar
"Road Scholar, the not-for-profit leader in educational travel since 1975, offers 6,500 educational tours in all 50 states and 150 countries. Alongside local and renowned experts, experience in-depth and behind-the-scenes learning opportunities, from cultural tours and study cruises to walking, biking and more." Formerly Elderhostel.


Fraternities and Sororities

Fraternities and Sororities
Listings from Open Directory Project. Browse by subject or campus.
How Fraternities Work
From How Stuff Works.
How Sororities Work
From How Stuff Works.


News & College Newspapers

Community College Week
"Since 1988, Community College Week has been the independent source of in-depth information for and about two-year college faculty, administrators and trustees."
College News: Liberal Arts College News
CollegeNews: Student-Run and Campus Newspapers
Links to college newspapers arranged alphabetically by significant words in the college's name.
NewsLink: Campus Newspapers
Browse by state and college or university.
U Magazine
News and articles about colleges and universities.
UWIRE: Campus Media Network
"This entirely student-powered wire service generates stories from across the nation every day, including first-rate news, opinion, sports, and entertainment coverage."


Sports & Athletic Associations

College Sports
Sports, scores, teams, news.


Study Abroad & Student Exchange Programs

BrainTrack
Braintrack links to 5,500 colleges and universities in 161 countries.
Council on International Educational Exchange
CIEE is one of the largest international educational organizations. It provides opportunities for young people to study, work or travel abroad. Hundreds of colleges and universities are members of the Council.
International Student Exchange Program
The International Student Exchange Program (ISEP) is a membership organization of nearly 220 higher education institutions in the United States and 34 other countries that are committed to international exchange. ISEP serves its member institutions and their students by facilitating affordable university-level exchanges on a reciprocal basis.
Study Abroad Adventures
"Learn about study abroad basics including how to stay safe, what to bring, how to make the most of the experience, and more." From CollegeBound.net.


Trade & Technical Schools

College Navigator
Database of colleges, universities, career and technical schools. Searched by geographical area, school type, program of study. "College Navigator consists primarily of the latest data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), the core postsecondary education data collection program for NCES - the National Center for Education Statistics."
Educational Directories
Free online, searchable directory of post secondary accredited schools. Includes career schools.
Office of Higher Education: Bureau of Proprietary School Supervision
Information regarding non-degree granting proprietary schools in New York State. Explains what a prorietary school is, gives advice on choosing one and has an alphabetical listing of all licensed proprietary schools in New York.
Orange-Ulster BOCES: College Credit Agreements
Concerning college credits earned while enrolled at the Career and Technical Education Center.
RWM Vocational School Database
RWM provides a database of private postsecondary vocational schools in all 50 states. It is organized first by state, then by training occupation. Click on state to begin.
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