Resources for Parents and Students

Because the Internet contains an extraordinary amount of information for parents and students, it would be impossible to list all resource sites of interest on the world wide web. However, as a starting point, the Norfolk Public School guidance department would like to identify some of the sites that you might find most useful.

State Council of Higher Education for Virginia

College/University/Postsecondary Information

The College Board on Line


The CollegeEdge (Scholarships, Careers, Majors and More)

College Rankings 1999: USNews

Historically Black Colleges and Universities

College Advising for Students with Learning Disabilities

Virginia Mentor Your Online Source For Higher Education

Military Academies

Minority On-Line Information Service (MOLIS)

Money Online: College Search

Peterson's Guide to Colleges

The Princeton Review/College Rankings

Think College Early-U.S. Department of Education

Virginia VIEW (Vital Information for Education and Work)

Vocational Schools - Business, Trade and Technical Schools

Financial Aid Resources

College is Possible: American Council on Education

FinAid: The Financial Aid Information Page

Sallie Mae: Student Loan Marketing Association (SLMA)

Students - Financial Aid Service - PROFILE Intro (The College Board)

U.S. Department of Education (ED) - Financial Aid

Occupational/Career/Military Information

Academic and Career Information Center

The Career Interests Game


Cool Careers: Pick and Choose

Kaplan - Get a Clue

Kids and Jobs

Military Careers

Peterson's: The Careers and Jobs Channel

Occupational Outlook Handbook (1998-99)

Virginia VIEW (Vital Information for Education and Work)

Homework/Study Assistance

InfoPlease Homework Center

Homework Central

Study Skills from the Augustine Club

Study Skills Tips

Study Skills Self-Help Information (Virginia Tech)

Personal/Social Issues



SAVE (Suicide AwarenessVoices of Education)

Self-Help Resources for Adolescents