Our Nation's Tragedy and Its Place in Our Schools
A community resource from HCPSS
Howard County Library
Advanced College Search (Yahoo!)
A free user-friendly, non-biased college search engine for prospective students.
- Black Excel
- College Express
Large search databases of four-year colleges and universities, and community and technical colleges by name location, tuition, enrollment, major subjects and intercollegiate athletics
Detailed search engines with wide-ranging criteria that include diversity, field of study, religious affiliation, athletics, special programs, and services for disabled students
- College Board Online and College Boardï¿½s ExPAN
Search for colleges that match your goals and interests. Find useful advice and information on researching, applying and going to college
Help with writing admissions application essay
- Historically Black Colleges and Universities
- Knowledge for College
A newsletter for high school guidance counselors, students and parents
- Maryland Wired Scholar
- My College Guide
National Association for College Admission Counseling
- NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)
To register on-line: www.ncaaclearinghouse.net
Online College Fair
Free live interactive online college fair held second Tuesday of each month 12-3PM & 7-11PM. Chat live with admission officers, students and faculty.
- Peterson Education Center
- Princeton Review
Space Availibility Survey
- US News & World Report College Ranking
- Wired Scholar
The premier online resource for "going to college" information.
Popular College Home Sites for Centennial Students
External Counseling Services
Maryland Department of Education Websites
- MSDE Web Site
Offers information such as news releases, educational activities, legislation, programs, scholarships, and statistics, MSDE publications, Board of Education agendas and member biographies, MSDE organizational chart and employee directly, links to other State resources, mailing labels for all Maryland schools.
- School Improvement in Maryland web site
Designed to help school improvement teams examine assessment data and identify the best instructional practices to improve student performance.
- Maryland School Performance Report web site
Offers detailed information on student performance including: state, system and school level MSPAP data, disaggregated MSPAP data, frequently requested MSPAP trend data, sate system and school level Maryland Functional Test data, statistics such as attendance and dropout rates, data files you can download, future site of High School Assessment data.