College Resources

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    VIRTUAL CAMPUS TOURS:

    • Visit the following link to see colleges offering virtual tours: https://www.smore.com/rcsp1
      • There are many more virtual tours than listed here. If you do not see a college you are interested in on this list, go to their website to find their virtual tour information. You can also check out additional colleges through CHOICES 360.

    COLLEGE APPS & INFORMATION FOR THE APPLICATION PROCESS:

    • School Profile 2020-21
      • The school profile is helpful in answering many of the questions that may be asked on your applications 
    • School Code for FMHS is 442-434 
      • Some applications may request the school code 

    HELPFUL WEBSITES AND PRESENTATIONS: 

    • 2018-19 Common Application Essay Prompts
    • College Essay Dos and Don'ts
    • Cliche College Essays & How to Fix Them
    • 7 Ways to Make Your Essay Stand Out
    • CHOICES 360 (New program that has replaced career cruising) - Access through student Learning Hub
      • Sign into your LHUB account
      • Click the Choices360 button
      • You will be asked to indicate if you agree to the Choices360 privacy policy and terms of use
      • Click on "yes", you will be signed directly into a new Choices 360 account
      • Helpful features on Choices 360; Career Planning, High School Planning, College Planning, Financial Aid Planning and Your Portfolio
    • Choices360 Video Introduction - Please click on the link to view the great resources that Choices360 has to offer.
    • Choices360 Week 2 - Click on the link for more information on Choices360
    • College For Texans
      • Everything a Texan needs to know about preparing for, applying for, and paying for college or technical school
    • NACAC for Parents & Students
      • Resources for college-bound parents and students.
    • College Board
      • Testing, planning and college search 
    • YOUniversity TV
      • Online video resource community, where you can watch HD video campus tours of 100's of the top colleges & universityities in the US. Get an "all-access" pass to venture into the dorms, classrooms, special project areas - everywhere on campus, and see interviews with students, faculty members, deans, admissions personnel, etc. You can also use the "Match Me" tool to match your personality with different colleges.
    • Colleges That Change Lives
      • Non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and suport of a student-centered college search process.  Their goal is to help each student find a college that cultivates a lifelong love of learning and that provides the foundation for a successful and fulfilling life beyond college.
    • Cappex - Where colleges apply to you!
      • A free service that helps studednts connect with colleges that want them before they apply.  Discover your chances for getting into the college of your choice.
    • Supercollege
      • Offers help throughout entire scholarship and college application process - filling out applications, writing essays, visiting colleges & interviewing.
    • CollegeWeek Live
      • The leading FREE online College Fair and admissions event website. Teens can connect to admissions reps from hundreds of colleges and see current college student video webcasting about campus life.
    • My Majors
      • Have you decided that you want to go to college, but don't know what you want to major in? If you aren't sure, MyMajors.com can provide useful advice on college and university majors that a high school senior with your interests and achievements might do well in.

    HELPFUL COLLEGE SEARCH ENGINES:

    Sites that locate universities and colleges in the United States:

    Sites that locate colleges around the world:

    Sites that locate community and 2 year colleges:

    Sites that locate schools by special groups: