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Resources


SPECIALIZED SERVICES:


Financial aid and college affordability:

Mike Davila, Austin Tex

mike@collegeinroads.com   


Visual and performing arts, career counseling:

Chris Holzwarth, Atlanta, GA area

chris@beyondteapplause.com 


LD test prep for SAT/ACT:

Bridget Hughes, Houston Tex

brhughes06@gmail.com


LD/regular test prep via Skype:

Jenn Cohen

jenn@launchpadeducation.com 



ARTICLES:

http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/news/education/need-blind-admissions-may-be-reconsidered-by-colleges-675225/

http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2013/02/04/daily-circuit-low-income-ivy-league (Podcast)

http://www.forbes.com/sites/rogerdooley/2013/02/05/college-branding-tipping/

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/college_bound/2013/02/advocating_for_affordability_first_in_college_search.html

www.collegeexplorations.blogspot.com  by Nancy Griesemer

http://www.thecollegesolution.com/category/blog-2  by Lynn O'Shaunessy

 

Learning Differences

 http://www.thecollegesolution.com/college-admissions-and-learning-disablities

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/10/24/AR2008102403825.html?hpid=artslot


WEBSITES

To visit/research campuses:

www.youniversitytv.com

www.goseecampus.com 
www.greatschools.net
www.unigo.com
www.studyworld.com/college_newspapers_online.htm
www.stuvu.com
www.theuniversityreview.com
www.ecampustours.com

www.campustours.com

www.collegeguide.org 


For LD/support services online:

www.ahead.org
www.learninghowtolearn.org

http://www.jan.wvu.edu/LINKS/adalinks.htm

www.heath.gwu.edu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=724&Itemid=0
www.wrightslaw.org
www.ada.gov

www.ncset.org

www.ldonline.org


For Athletics:

www.ncaaclearinghouse.net
www.njcaa.org


For Test prep/standardized tests:

www.number2.com
www.eprep.com
www.INeedaPencil.com
www.freerice.com
www.collegeboard.org
www.fairtest.org

www.act.org

 

For Financial Aid/Scholarships:

http://projectonstudentdebt.org/pc_institution.php
www.collegeinroads.com
www.scholarpro.com
www.meritaid.com

www.finaid.org


Bank of America Abilities Scholarship Program

P. Buckley Moss Endowed Scholarship

Chair Scholar Foundation

Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Scholarship Award

Through the Looking Glass Scholarship

INCIGHT Education Scholarship
 

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY:

http://www.stylewriter-usa.com
http://www.nuance.com/naturallyspeaking/
http://www.clarosoftware.com/
www.gingersoftware.com
http://www.inspiration.com/
www.bookshare.org
http://www.kurzweiledu.com/v11overviewvideos.aspx
http://www.nuance.com/viavoice/w
www.readwritegold.com


MUST READS:

The College Solution by Lynn O'Shaunessy

College Bound and Gagged by Dr. Nancy Berk

The Gatekeepers by Jacques Steinberg

Learning Outside the Lines by Jonathan Mooney and David Cole

Cool Colleges for the Hyper-Intelligent, Self-Directed, Late Blooming, and Just Plain Different by Donald Asher

Letting Go: A Parents' Guide to Understanding the College Years by Karen Coburn

College Admissions Together: It Takes a Family by Steven Goodman and Andrea Leiman

College of the Overwhelmed by Richard Kadison and Theresa DiGeronimo

Get Paid to Play:  Every Student Athlete's Guide to Over $1M in College Scholarships by Nancy Nitardy

Colleges That Change Lives by Loren Pope


Joy App
Independent 
College Consultant


Houston, Texas