Helpful Resources

Links to College Advising Helpful Resources

  • See the Senior Class page for timely links for scheduling appointments, registering for the SAT, and more
  • Naviance provides Bear Creek students with comprehensive online college advising resources and valuable college, scholarship, and career resources as they navigate the application process
  • Bear Creek's College Advising Handbook (PDF) contains a wealth of information
  • Credit/NoCredit in High School Course Work article from Collegewise
  • College Answer College search with information on testing, application, financial aid, and tips for parents
  • CollegeBasics College admission tips and insider secrets about planning for college, applying for college, financial aid, admission essays, college interviews, and more
  • College Board College search with testing information and links to PROFILE and financial aid resources
  • Colleges That Change Lives A nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement and support of a student-centered college search process
  • College View Campus web tours
  • The Common Application One application form for more than 900 colleges
  • Go College Admission, financial aid, and college survival guide
  • FairTest provides a list of SAT/ACT optional four-year universities
  • A comprehensive directory of merit and academic scholarships from colleges across the country
  • Peterson’s college search with information on testing and financial aid
  • The most comprehensive and effective sources to search for community-based scholarships are sites such as and
  • PayingforCollegeResource can help with financial planning
  • SimpleTuition offers tips, advice, interactive tools, and deals to ensure students plan better for the cost of college, pay less for college-related expenses, and are smarter about how they manage and pay back their student loans
  • Tuition Tracker is an interactive tool designed to help parents and students find the “right” college or university among thousands by using search criteria such as desired location, price, and size to filter results
  • US News and World Report College rankings with admission information
  • Virtual Campus Tours Campus web tours


  • NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)


Financial Planning