The Guidance Information Center located in the P.P.S. Office contains a wide variety of informational resources such as college pamphlets, videos, catalogs, and reference books that will guide one through the college selection and career decision making process. In addition, counselors are available to assist students and parents with questions and concerns. Students and parents are welcome and encouraged to visit the Guidance Information Center to take advantage of these and other resources.
State Universities in Illinois At a Glance - Summary of minimum high school course requirements for admission of freshman to Illinois public universities.
Twelve Reasons to Stay in Illinois - This publication provides current information about each state university.
College Board Online - This outstanding site offers students and parents one of the best online search engines for colleges based on a large criterion of student interests. It also offers information on applying to colleges - like working on the admissions essay - and getting financial aid for college.
College View - This site allows you to search their database two- and four-year schools. Their information is categorized under college search, financial aid, application process, campus life, and careers and majors.
College & Career Ready - This resource provides guidance for students who which to go to college or get a career right out of high school. It also provides helpful information for those who are undecided.
Peterson's Education Center - Peterson's gives students and parents a comprehensive guide to college information.
The Princeton Review - Princeton is a national provider of test preparation programs. In addition to test information, this website offers general information about college entrance exams, college admissions in general and related topics.
American Universities - This site offers direct links to the Home Pages of approximately 1,100 American Universities.
Illinois Community Colleges - Illinois community colleges share a common mission. They prepare people for college, for transfer to other colleges or universities, and for good paying jobs that demand high skills. Community colleges also provide adult, literacy, and continuing education and services.
Financial Aid Information - This page offers numerous links in regards to financial aid and scholarships