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  • DIY College Rankings: The woman who created this site says she loves college research and data...and it shows! Tons of free advice and tools, including handy spreadsheets you can use in your college search.
  • The New York Times' "The Choice" Blog: They've discontinued this blog, but years of advice from admission experts and real student stories live on. They're worth reading.
  • The Washington Post: The Post actually has multiple blogs devoted to higher education, covering everything from surviving on campus to education policy issues.
  • College Internship Program: A great college resource for young adults with Asperger's and learning disabilities.
  • Ms. Career Girl: Another great career advice blog, this one tailored to young women.
  • Online Courses: Online learning is perhaps the biggest thing to happen to education since the printing press, and Online Courses curates classes from the many different online course work out there
  • Varsity Tutors Free Learning Tools: This is a treasure trove of free practice tests, digital flashcards, and questions-of-the-day for standardized tests (including the ACT and SAT) and all kinds of academic subjects.
  • 50 Successful Harvard Application Essays: Who doesn't love a good real-world college admission essay example? And if you're gonna read them, it doesn't hurt to start with some of the most sought-after students in America.
  • College Admissions for the other 95%: A Guide to the School Counseling Office (from a Director of School Counseling): An insider's view of college admission for all applicants, not just those with their sights set on the very tippy top of the collegiate food chain.
  • This is a test sentence before this anchor tag: College Savings Plan Network (CSPN): Particularly helpful for parents, this site offers advice on saving for college with a 529 plan.

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