Many websites have been developed for college bound students and their mentors to give helpful tips and tricks and to aid in finding schools and scholarships. As you spend time with secondary level students, you will likely see College Board pop up time and time again, and for good reason; it may be the best of them all. From test prep to a scholarship data base, College Board is one of the most comprehensive websites available for high school and college students working toward higher education. If you have extra time on your hands in class, you may be scanning for ideas for substitutes to fill that extra time when the students are finished, and college prep may be just the thing.
College Board provides a large compilation of available scholarships. They are accessible through a search page in which you can pare down the list according to your qualifications. Likewise, a college search is also available; this one can be narrowed by location, size, school type, academics, sports and activities, and many, many more options.
Be it AP testing, the SAT, or CLEP, College Board is a one stop destination for everything from test prep to accessing your scores. The website is host to a catalog of old AP tests of every subject and example test questions for the SAT and PSAT/NMSQT. Log on to gain access to an invaluable library of test prep information. After your exams, you can access your scores through College Board as well, localizing all of your testing information into one space.
If you've been assigned an older class with no lesson plan, or if you end up with extra free time, a college discussion may be just what the doctor ordered. For more substitute resources, visit our blog and our Twitter!