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College Tests

  • Educational Testing Service (ETS). World's largest private educational testing and measurement organization and a leader in educational research.
  • Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) are administered by Educational Testing Service under policies determined by the Graduate Record Examinations Board, an independent board affiliated with the Association of Graduate Schools and the Council of Graduate Schools.
  • GRE Study Guide by Discover Business Degrees GRE is a type of standardized test for students who aspire to join post-graduate programs in the U.S. and other countries. The GRE is divided into two types of tests. The first one is a general test, and the second one is divided into subject tests.
  • Graduate Management Admission Test - GMAT. The Official GMAT Web Site.
  • Graduate Management Admission Council. Designed to help business schools assess the qualifications of applicants for advanced study in business and management. It measures basic verbal, quantitative, and writing skills that are developed over a long period of time and is available year-round at test centers throughout the world.
  • SAT - College Board - The Most Widely Used College Admission Exam: Learn more about how the SAT can help you show colleges what you know and what you know you can do.
  • ACT (American College Test). 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.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). The TOEFL program provides English proficiency testing services for international students planning to study in the United States, Canada, or other countries where English is the language of instruction.
  • College-Level Examination Program (CLEP). The most widely accepted credit-by-examination program in the United States today, helping students of all ages earn college degrees faster by getting credit for what they already know.
  • Test Prep Review. TestPrepReview.com is a free service of a nonprofit group of educators.  This website was created to provide free practice test questions for students in a variety of career situations.
  • Advanced Placement (AP) Program provides motivated high school students with the opportunity to take college-level courses in a high school setting.
  • PSAT/NMSQT. The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) is a program cosponsored by the College Board and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC).
  • Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT). An admission test that measures verbal, math and reading comprehension. It has become the common and preferred admission standard for independent schools.
  • Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE). A three-hour admission test for entrance into grades five through twelve. The test is offered in over thirty metropolitan areas across the country.
  • Law School Admission Council (LSAC). A half-day standardized test required for admission to all law schools that are members of the Law School Admission Council (LSAC).
  • Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). Almost all U.S. medical schools require applicants to submit MCAT scores. Medical college admission committees consider MCAT scores as part of their admission decision process.
  • ADA: American Dental Association - Dental Admission Test
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE). Results of the USMLE are reported to medical licensing authorities in the United States and its territories for use in granting the initial license to practice medicine.
  • Praxis: Professional Assessments for Beginning Teachers. A set of rigorous and carefully validated assessments that provides accurate, reliable information for use by state education agencies in making licensing decisions.

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Financial Aid:

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  • U.S. Department of Education: Information on grants and contracts, financial aid for students, education resources, research and statistics, and policy.
  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). U.S. Department of Education offers a variety of student financial aid programs. To apply for federal student financial aid, and to apply for many state student aid programs, students must complete a FAFSA form.
  • FinAid! The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid. This award-winning site has grown into the most comprehensive annotated collection of information about student financial aid on the web.
  • eStudentLoan.com. Learn about financial aid, search for the lowest student loan rates, compare lenders, shop for loans, and apply on-line.
  • Sallie Mae®, Planning and Preparing for School. The nation's leading provider of education funding, has helped millions of Americans achieve their dream of a higher education.
  • FastWeb: Free scholarship and college searches plus financial aid tools and more. Helps students make the decisions that shape their lives: choosing a college, paying for college and finding jobs during and after college.
  • Federal Student Aid. The largest source of student aid in America, providing over $60 billion a year in grants, loans, and work-study assistance. Here you'll find help for every stage of the financial aid process, whether you're in school or out of school.
  • Collegeboard.org. A national, nonprofit membership association dedicated to preparing, inspiring, and connecting students to college and opportunity.
  • American Council on Education. America's colleges and universities have come together to provide the latest, best information on preparing for college, choosing the right college, and paying for college.
  • Students.gov. Student Gateway to the U.S. Government. An interagency cooperative effort that provides students and their families with a gateway to Federal government information and services they need. Sponsored and led by the U.S. Department of Education, and is affiliated with the FirstGov Federal portal.
  • Student Guide: Financial Aid from the U.S. Department of Education. Discusses loans, grants, work-study opportunities for students, as well as application information.
  • Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Partners with our member schools to increase access, retention and graduation rates of students attending their schools.
  • Hispanic College Fund. A national non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C., with a mission to develop the next generation of Hispanic professionals.
  • Black Student Fund. BSF has provided financial assistance and support services to Washington, DC metropolitan area African-American students, grades pre-kindergarten to 12, and their families.
  • Barakat Foundation. Provides financial support for students and scholars of Islamic culture. Operates exclusively for educational purposes, providing scholarships and grants in specific areas of study at accredited world institutions.
  • The Gates Millennium Scholars. Funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to provide outstanding African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline area of interest.
  • Truman Scholarship Foundation. The mission is to find and recognize college juniors with exceptional leadership potential who are committed to careers in government, the nonprofit or advocacy sectors, education or elsewhere in the public service.
  • Financial Aid in the Yahoo! Directory. College and University Aid Offices, K-12 School Funding, Loans, Organizations, Products and Services, Regional Resources, Savings and Investment Planning, and Scholarship Programs.

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Grants and Scholarships

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science. Scientific Grants and Funding - Biotech, Pharmaceutical, Faculty, Postdoc jobs on Science Careers. Science Careers, a part of the journal Science and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, is the world's leading resource for job listings, career advice and community for students and professionals in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.
  • National Council of University Research Administrators. Serves its members and advances the field of research administration through professional development.
  • National Institutes of Health: Grants & Funding Opportunities. One of the world's foremost medical research centers. An agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the NIH is the Federal focal point for health research.
  • National Science Foundation: Grants and Awards. The NSF funds research and education in science and engineering, through grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements. The Foundation accounts for about 20 percent of federal support to academic institutions for basic research.
  • Institute of International Education (IIE). Provides detailed descriptions of the institute's 250 grant programs, including the prestigious Fulbright Program. A vast resource for all higher-education students and administrators worldwide.
  • Scholarships and Grants. Students.gov - Student Gateway to the U.S. Government. Students.gov is an interagency cooperative effort that provides students and their families with a gateway to Federal government information and services they need.
  • Scholarships and Grants. Free US College Scholarships, Grants, Competitions and Awards Resources.
  • American Education Services. Grants and Scholarships. AES is among the nation's leading providers of student financial aid services. Each year, AES serves millions of students and thousands of schools through its loan guaranty, servicing, and financial aid processing systems.
  • Korean American Scholarship Foundation. A non-profit, volunteer-managed organization established to help meet the financial needs of Korean-American students seeking higher education.
  • The American Association of University Women. A national organization that promotes education and equity for all women and girls.
  • Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation. The nation’s oldest and largest need-based scholarship organization supporting U.S. military families.
  • USA Government Grants. Org. College Grants and Scholarships.
  • A Brief Grants Seekers Guide. Free grants money, scholarships and loans to individuals from schools, colleges, federal government and private funding.
  • White House Fellowships. America's most prestigious program for leadership and public service. After a highly competitive selection process, 11 to 19 men and women are chosen to serve for a year as White House Fellows.
  • The National Academies Fellowships. The National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council offer several fellowships in science, engineering, and medicine.
  • Open Society Foundation, Grants, Scholarships, and Fellowships. The Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens.
  • Friends Research Institute. A non-profit organization providing administrative services for Federal, State, and Private Grants, for medical, drug, and mental treatments, pharmaceutical studies, and more.
  • Study Abroad Scholarships & Grants, DiversityAbroad.com. the leading global education organization which targets non-traditional students for international education opportunities.
  • SchoolGrants. Everything you need to apply for a K-12 school grant, including federal, state, and foundation grant opportunities, tips for writing grant proposals, links/resources, a monthly newsletter, and a whole lot more!

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