THE COMMON APPLICATION – The recommended form of over 300 selective colleges and universities for admission to their undergraduate programs.
THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PATHWAYS (UC APPLICATION) – The University of California’s online undergraduate admission
information and application network.
UCAS: THE UNITED KINGDOM’S UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES ADMISSION SERVICE – The application process for British universities.
THE COALITION FOR ACCESS, AFFORDABILITY, & SUCCESS – “The Coalition” will be administering a new college application alternative to 80+ member colleges and universities. (It is likely these schools will accept the Common App as well as the “Coalition App.”) The Coalition App is set to open in April 2016, and will have sections open to high school students as young as 3rd formers. More info to come when the application opens. . .
Family Connection – A web-based college management tool for Kent Students and their families.
RESOURCES FOR LGBTQ STUDENTS & ALLIES
Campus Pride is an organization that strives to create safer and more inclusive college and university campuses and provides resources for programs, services, and leadership development for LGBTQ students and allies. Among the resources Campus Pride has are a series of college fairs and an index to assess benchmarks for creating safer and more inclusive environments on campus.
The Human Rights Campaign is an LGBTQ civil rights advocacy group focused on protecting the rights of LGBTQ individuals. HRC has created a resource for applying to college as an LGBTQ student and an LGBTQ scholarship database.
FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIP INFO
FAFSA: the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, administered by the US Department of Education, is an application to determine eligibility for financial aid from the US government. Only US citizens and permanent residents are eligible to submit the FAFSA.
CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE: The College Scholarship Service financial aid application is distributed by the College Board. The CSS PROFILE is administered by many, not all, colleges and universities, and determines eligibility for financial aid from institutional funds.
FastWeb (Financial Aid Search Through the Web) is a free online scholarship search service.
FinAid! is a free student guide
- National Collegiate Athletic Association Eligibility Center – All Division I and II students must register with Eligibility Center to be eligible to compete.
- National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) – Website for NCAA
- Ivy League Sports
- NESCAC – New England Small College Athletic Conference