HSAS: College/Guidance:Additional Resources
College Admissions Resources
CUNY - link to City University of NY system
The Education Conservancy
is a non-profit organization that seeks to provide equity the college
View this site
College Planning Tools
For a glossary of College Admissions terms, please
(used by permission of Lisa Sohmer, Garden School, Jackson Heights, NY)
In addition, these are some great questions to ask colleges when visiting. View link
Academic Enrichment Opportunities
(College Now is a free program designed to prepare New York City's public high school students for college.)
Lehman College Continuing Education
This program has a well established reputation for educational, creative, and athletic courses specifically designed for young people. Many courses are offered for teenagers that include test preparation, study skills, music, art, and theatre.
Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP)
The Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) is an academic support program established by the state of NEW YORK in 1970. It enables motivated students who lack adequate preparation and financial resources for college attendance to pursue a college degree. To meet the specific need of its students, HEOP primarily provides testing, counseling, tutoring. academic advisement and financial assistance. To see a complete list of colleges in NEW YORK STATE that have HEOP programs click here for a pdf attachment
SUNY Metropolitan Recruitment Center
The State University of New York Metropolitan Recruitment Center will be hosting Group Information Sessions regarding SUNY academic programs, applications, and financial aid. More information can be found by clicking here.
SUNY Educational Opportunities Program
The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) offers disadvantaged New York State residents who wish to attend the State University achieve this goal. More information can be found by clicking here
SEEK (Search for Education, Elevation, and Knowledge) and CD (College Discovery) are the two City University higher education opportunity programs, designed to assist high potential, low income students who otherwise might not be able to pursue a college degree because they are not academically well prepared for college level. View Site
This is a site that Ms. Harris and Ms. Wise
recommend for anyone doing research on colleges.
This is a compilation of up-to-date news articles from around the country regarding the college process including financial aid and admissions.
That Change Lives, Inc. (CTCL)
This is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and support of a student-centered college search process. We support the goal of each student finding a college that develops a lifelong love of learning and provides the foundation for a successful and fulfilling life beyond college. View this site
Historically Black Colleges and Universities
View a list of notable graduates from historically black colleges