College InformationPlanning on visiting a college campus? Great idea! Colleges keep track of any contact a student has had with them (ie. campus visits/tour, college fairs, meeting with college admissions reps. that visit the high school, phone calls, etc.). If your acceptance is "on the fence", having documented contacts with the college shows interest and can be enough to go in your favor for an admission's acceptance. Use this College Campus Visit Questions and Rating Sheet to help you record your visit while the info. is still fresh in your mind. Use the attached checklist for each college visit then compare notes latWebsites to Look Up College Information:What Can You Do With a Particular College Major? - Research different careers associated with various college majors.CHOICES - Website for Newfane students to research colleges, majors, careers, and aptitudes.NCCC Dual Admissions Program - Seamless pathway from some NCCC majors to WNY 4 yr. colleges (both public and private colleges).My Majors- http://www.mymajors.com/Career Zone- www.careerzone.ny.gov/views/careerzone/index.jsfUS News Education College Reports- http://www.usnews.com/sections/education/index.htmlSchool Finder- http://www.schoolfinder.com/Peterson’s College Search- http://www.petersons.com/CollegeBoard College Search- http://www.collegeboard.com/Princeton Review College Majors- http://www.princetonreview.com/colleges-majors.aspxMy College Guide- http://mycollegeguide.org/College Navigator- http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/About.Com College Admissions info.- http://collegeapps.about.com/?once=true&E-Tour - Take a virtual tour of various campuses without leaving your home.Career Exploration Resources:CHOICES - Website for Newfane students to research careers, colleges, majors, and aptitudes.Career Zone- www.careerzone.ny.gov/views/careerzone/index.jsfOccupational Outlook Handbook Online- http://www.bls.gov/oco/Career One Stop- http://www.careeronestop.org/Career Info Net- http://www.careerinfonet.org/
Mapping Your Future- http://mappingyourfuture.org/MiddleHighSchool/Websites to Help You Out When You Get to College:Freshman Guide to the College Transition: How to Combat Homesickness, Loneliness & Anxiety During Your First Year.10 Freshman Mistakes & How to Avoid Them: Common Academic Mistakes and College Life Mishaps and How to Avoid Them!