Minority Access' Educational Talent Search (ETS) Program


What's Next? by ACT, Inc.
The What's Next site provides a focused collection of tools and tips to guide you through some of life's most challenging decisions. No matter if you are in direct pursuit of a career or anticipating a career via some higher education path, the features of this site should prove very useful.

Includes information about registering for the ACT, test prep, financial need estimator, and tips on college and career planning.

College Board
The College Board offers a variety of tools and resources to help you prepare and plan for college. Use "College MatchMaker" to generate a list of colleges that match your preferences. Create and manage your personal list of colleges with "My Organizer." Get ready for the SAT by taking an official, free practice test.

KnowHow2Go was designed to raise awareness about the steps needed to prepare for college and to motivate low-income, first-generation students to turn their dreams of going to college into a reality. Visit this website and receive practical tips and advice for making your way to college.


FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
Learn all about the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, usually the first step in seeking financial aid for higher education.

Maryland Higher Education Commission
Financial Aid Resources
The State of Maryland has an extensive array of financial aid programs for residents who choose to go to college in Maryland. This website has forms to complete for financial aid and will also provide information regarding degree programs offered in Maryland's colleges, universities & trade schools.

This free service from Monster.com allows users to search over 1.3 million scholarships worth more than $3 billion.

The Student Guide
Available in English and Spanish, the Student Guide is a comprehensive resource on student financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education - which provides more than $80 billion a year in grants, loans, and work-study assistance.


Education Planner
Check out their career assessment tool for help finding a career that suits you. You'll also find tips on completing college applications and tools to help you decide among colleges once you've been accepted.

Mapping Your Future
Mapping your future is a resource for career, college, financial aid and money management information.

MyMajors: Find Your Major
Have you have been asking yourself, "What should I major in?" Are you struggling with how to choose a career path? Try our College Major Quiz or browse the largest list of college majors and the largest list of careers and job titles available!


Khan Academy
Say you want to learn quadratic equations, or how to multiply polynomials, or even what a polynomial is - get to Khan Academy, where countless mathematical equations are explained and illustrated in clear detail on a virtual blackboard. In addition to the video lessons on math, science, and a number of other subjects, there are also practice exercises to help you put your new knowledge to use.

Live Help by Brainfuse
Brainfuse - HelpNow is a comprehensive suite of online academic services designed to support many learning needs and styles. HelpNow provides unique services for each of the three main sources of learning -- expert instruction, peer-to-peer collaboration, and self-study. All you need to access HelpNow is your library card number!

Discovery Education
Get mathematics homework help. Discovery Education offers free student resources that bring learning to life both inside and outside the classroom. We invite you to take a look at our interactive games, videos, contests, virtual labs and activities designed to help you dive deeper into a topic - and have fun too!

The Writing Site
Enhance your writing skills! Visit this website to help you prepare for the HSA, ACT, and SAT.


Rap like Busta Rhymes in no time(s). This free online site displays rhymes for any proper English word you can think of. You'll also find links to dictionary definitions and a thesaurus.

Say what? The brainchild of English language instructor Tim Bowyer, Howjsay is as simple as it is useful. Type in a word and Bowyer will pronounce it with impeccable diction.

Make up your mind! Can't decide which side of an issue you should take? Debatepedia, produced by the International Debate Education Association, presents the pros and cons of thousands of topics in a wiki format.

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