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Last Updated: 9/16/2020 12:55 PM

Here are some links that will help you in your college search.  It is important to remember that a college must "fit like a shoe" in order to be successful.  A college choice should be based on interests, major, location, and cost.  However, do not let cost prevent you from at least applying.  Oftentimes, private or higher tuition schools provide more financial aid to their students.

Here are some helpful links to search for the college of your choice:

Big Future - A research website created by College Board who also is the maker of the SAT and AP tests.  Big Future allows students to see the in's and out's of schools (clubs, majors, cost, room and board, test scores, etc).

Ohio Means Jobs (OMJ) - a program offered by the state which allows you to search careers, take interest inventories, and research colleges.  It is suggested that you create your own profile, username, and password so that you can save the data you find.

What can I do with this Major? - This link provides good resources on occupations that you can obtain categorized by Major.

Cappex - search colleges, scholarships, and find out your admission chances through Cappex.

College Data - allows you to search colleges, find college matches, and research financial aid.

College Navigator - allows you to search for colleges using specific critera

Ohio College Search - searching all schools available in Ohio, including trade/tech schools, community colleges, and universities.

Trade/Tech Schools in Ohio - a detailed list of the trade/technical schools that Ohio offers.


Additional Links

College Search Tips for Parents - helping parents guide their child through the college search process.

Factors in Admission
- a great diagram that shows what exactly colleges are looking for when they accept a student.

First in the Family - helping students who are the first generation in their family to go to college.

How Parents Can Help? - a great article on how to help your child search for the right college for them.

Map of Ohio Colleges - a map of colleges and universities in Ohio with their average ACT scores.






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