Please refer to these resources for more information on what it means to be college and career ready. You may download the Lesson 20 Resources or for a complete list of resources, please download the CCR Resources list.


Test Prep (Peterson's)

Website: http://www.petersons.com/college-search/test-prep.aspx

Resource Description: This resource provides information on how to prepare for the PSAT, SAT, ACT, GED, and TOEFL.

Audience Type: Students

Before You Apply (NACAC)

Website Article: http://www.nacacnet.org/studentinfo/articles/Pages/Before-You-Apply.aspx

Resource Description: This article aims to provide guidance for students during the college admissions process.

Audience Type: Students

Free SAT Practice Test (Princeton Review)

Practice Test: http://www.princetonreview.com/college/free-sat-practice-test.aspx

Resource Description: Use this resource to test your skills before taking the SAT.

Audience Type: Students

Preparing for College: Senior Checklist (NACAC)

Website: http://www.nacacnet.org/studentinfo/articles/Pages/Preparing-for-College-Senior-Checklist.aspx

Resource Description: Use this resource to ensure you are preparing adequately for college.

Audience Type: Students

How to Use Your School Counselor (NACAC)

Website Article: http://www.nacacnet.org/studentinfo/articles/Pages/How-to-Use-Your-School-Counselor.aspx

Resource Description: This article focuses on how to best utilize your school counselor to help you in your college admissions preparation.

Audience Type: Students

ApplyTexas (THECB)

Online application: https://www.applytexas.org/adappc/gen/c_start.WBX

Resource Description: This resource contains admission, application, and scholarship information for every Texas Public University.

Audience Type: Students (grades 7-12, and post-secondary)

Guide to the College Admission Process (NACAC)

PDF Guide: http://www.nacacnet.org/research/PublicationsResources/Marketplace/Documents/GCAP2011_Web.pdf

Resource Description: This is a comprehensive guide to the college admissions process.

Audience Type: Students and Parents

Course Module—School Counselors and FAFSA Completion: Systemic Best Practices to Increase FAFSA Submissions and Completions in Your School (College Board)

Course Module: http://nosca.collegeboard.org/event/webinar-school-counselors-and-fafsa-completion-systemic-best-practices-increase-fafsa-submissi

Resource Description: This module provides timely and current data about FAFSA submissions and completions.

Audience Type: Counselors

Course Module—Webinar: It's Time! Comparing Financial Aid Award Letters and Making the Best Decision for You (College Board)

Course Module: https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/get-started/for-parents/webinar-its-time-comparing-financial-aid-award-letters

Resource Description: This module discusses acceptance letters, financial aid, and how to make the best decision for your situation.

Audience Type: Students, Parents, and Counselors

How to Create your Resume (College Board)

Interactive Tool/Website: https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/explore-careers/careers/how-to-create-your-resume

Resource Description: This interactive tool helps you create your resume for desired jobs or internships.

Audience Type: Students

College and Career Admission Process (College Board/NOSCA)

Website: http://nosca.collegeboard.org/eight-components/seven-college-career-admission-processes

Resource Description: This website focuses on college success and opportunity for students, especially students from underrepresented populations.

Audience Type: Advisors

Application Essay (Petersons)

Resources Webpage:: http://www.petersons.com/college-search/application-essay-former.aspx

Resource Descriptio: This website has a list of resources to help you with your application essay for college.  

Audience Type: Students