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College Application FAQs for Parents


Contributed by: College Board
Link: http://www.collegeboard.com/parents/apply/college-...
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Answers for parents to frequently asked questions regarding the college application process.

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College Application Checklist


Contributed by: College Board
Link: https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/get-in/applying...
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Use this checklist to stay on top of application requirements, tasks, and deadlines.

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College Navigator


Contributed by: U.S. Department of Education (ED)
Link: http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/
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Use the College Navigator to find a school that meets your needs. Web-based tool designed for choosing which college that decision much easier by providing students and their families with an easy-to-use website that identifies the most reasonably-priced universities, as well as the institutions whose prices rise at the highest rates.

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Baby Boomers Keep Learning with Continuing Education Classes


Contributed by: U.S. News and World Report
Link: http://www.usnews.com/education/best-colleges/arti...
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An article discussing obtaining an online education (e.g., program certificate, associate's or bachelor's degree) in order to advance or transition into a new career field.

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Turn Education in to a New Job


Contributed by: U.S. News and World Report
Link: http://www.usnews.com/education/articles/2010/04/1...
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The education requirements necessary to advance in your current field or transition into a new career vary by field but often include getting a program certificate or an associate's or bachelor's degree. Most of these education requirements can be completed online, so you can keep your day job while preparing for your new one.

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College Search


Contributed by: College Board
Link: https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/college-search
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Search for colleges & universities by a variety of filters, including selectivity, type of school, location, housing, majors, cost, and more from a database of more than 3,800 institutions.

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SAT Suite of Assessments. Practice.


Contributed by: College Board
Link: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/prac...
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Prepare for the SAT with practice questions to find your strengths and weaknesses on the SAT through Khan Academy.

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College.gov


Contributed by: U.S. Department of Education (ED)
Link: http://www.college.gov/wps/portal/!ut/p/c5/04_SB8K...
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This site is intended to be the go-to source for information and resources about planning, preparing and paying for postsecondary education (such as 2- or 4-year colleges and universities, as well as vocational or career schools). The site is being built by the U.S. Department of Education in collaboration with students.

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La universidad: el sueño comiena hoy (College: the Dream Begins Today)


Contributed by: U.S. Department of Education (ED)
Link: http://www.ed.gov/blog/2011/04/a-mother%e2%80%99s-...
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A Spanish-language video (approximately 6 minutes long) that highlights the need for students to begin thinking about college long before they enter high school.

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Art of writing college essays


Contributed by: Education Nation
Link: http://www.educationnation.com/index.cfm?objectid=...
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Jacques Steinberg, a New York Times national education correspondent, shares tips on how to write a first-class essay when submitting a college application.

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10 Online Learning Tips: Going Back to Basics


Contributed by: ISEEK
Link: http://iseekinteractive.org/blog/?p=2558
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Online college students begin the first day of classes with many different levels of preparation. Some have a little college experience. Others begin right after high school, and still others pursue a college degree after many years in the workforce. Whatever your age or number of credits under your belt, follow these tips to get the most out of your online learning experience.

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Twitter 101


Contributed by: WebWise
Link: http://www.webwisekids.org/pdf/WWK_Twitter_Guide_H...
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An introduction to the micro-blogging site Twitter.

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Savy Searching--Finding Credible Information Online


Contributed by: Vermont Council on Rural Development
Link: http://vscmymeeting.adobeconnect.com/p64vltvg2dd/?...
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This webinar will teach simple tricks and tools to become a more savvy searcher online.

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Internet Safety for Parents


Contributed by: Vermont Council on Rural Development
Link: http://vscmymeeting.adobeconnect.com/p62769674/?la...
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Watch a webinar to learn about steps you can take to keep your kids safer online, including tips for privacy settings, passwords, safer searching, and more.

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Basic Facebook Marketing


Contributed by: Vermont Council on Rural Development
Link: http://vscourmeeting.adobeconnect.com/p3h65srvd44/...
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This webinar features an interactive training session on how to establish a facebook presence for your business and how to best use social media to accomplish your business goals. Participants are introduced to Facebook and taught how to build a profile and like page, as well as vanity URL. Participants are also provided instruction on strategies to use these online tools for marketing.

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Using Facebook to Build Community


Contributed by: Vermont Council on Rural Development
Link: http://vscmymeeting.adobeconnect.com/p3oywtg6zvi/?...
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Watch a webinar where you can learn the essentials about getting your community, library, or social group connected using the top social media tool.

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Social Networks 101


Contributed by: Vermont Council on Rural Development
Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=csdP4eWg3c8&feature...
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Learn how social networks are used to connect Internet users.

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Internet Browsers Options and Settings


Contributed by: Vermont Council on Rural Development
Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmygmyed7f0&feature...
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Learn how to explore your options and settings in your Internet browser.

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Educational Resources on the Web


Contributed by: Vermont Council on Rural Development
Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pqmlnPdXYbg&feature...
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Learn how to search the Web for video and education materials.

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Health Information on the Web


Contributed by: Vermont Council on Rural Development
Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enitVkpCUL0&feature...
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Learn how to search for credible health information.

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