College Planning



The Internet offers countless resources that address all aspects of planning for college.  The following sites have been selected for content and quality.  Please let us know if you see a need for additional areas of emphasis.

  • College Board site with college information.
  • U.S. News site with college information
  • College for All Texans - Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board site with useful information on college planning, financial aid, college cost and other topics.
  • ApplyTexas - ApplyTexas was created through a collaborative effort between the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the colleges and universities represented on the site. The goal of the project is to offer a centralized means for both Texas and non-Texas students to apply for admissions to any Texas public university, as well as to participating community and private colleges.
  • Adventures in Education  - Site sponsored by the Trellis Company (formerly TG).
  • Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts   - This site contains a wealth of information related to higher education, jobs, tuition savings plans, information on Texas colleges and much more.
  • Major Choices  - Calculator allows you to see how your choice of school or major may affect your bottom line.
  • College Scorecard  - U.S. Department of Education sponsored site with information about college‚Äôs to help you make informed decisions about which college to attend.