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Colleges and Universities

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This pathfinder is a starting point for your research. It will give you a jump-start to academic resources in both online and print formats. Ask a reference librarian for additional suggestions.

Transfer Information
Web sites
The Google Directory has a variety of useful links related to admissions and transfer information.

Selected Books In The Oakton Library
American Universities and Colleges (2 volumes)
Call Number: REF LA226.A65 (DP)


Campus Visits & College Interviews
Call Number: LB2350.5.S34 (DP)


The College Blue Book (5 volumes)
Call Number: REF L901.C64 (DP & RHC)

The College Board College Handbook
Call Number: REF LB2351.A1C6 (DP)

The College Handbook for Transfer Students
Call Number: REF L901.C7438 (DP)

Graduate & Professional Programs
Call Number: REF L901.P47 (DP)


How to Transfer to The College of Your Choice
Call Number: LB2360.H37 (DP)

How to Write a Winning College Application Essay
Call Number: LB2351.52.U6M29 (DP)

Peterson's Guide to Four-Year Colleges
Call Number: REF L901.P447 (DP)

2002 Higher Education Directory
Call Number: REF L901.E334 (DP)

Financial Aid
Web sites
The Google Directory has a variety of useful links related to financial aid including scholarships and loans.
Selected Books In The Oakton Library
College Money Handbook
Call Number: REF LB2337.2.C65 (DP)

Directory of Financial Aids for Women
Call Number: REF LB2338.D564 (DP)

Financial Aid for African Americans
Call Number: REF LB2338.F5643 (DP)

Financial Aid for Asian Americans
Call Number: REF LB2338.F5644 (DP)

National Directory of Scholarships, Internships and Fellowships for Latino Youth
Call Number: REF LB2338.D57 (DP)

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans
Call Number: REF LB2338.S35 (DP)

Rankings
Web sites
College & University Rankings
created and maintained by the Education & Social Science Library, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; purpose is to bring together and provide context to various online sources of information on the ranking of institutions of higher education;see About the College Rankings Site for further information especially the rankings caution & controversy

College Rankings
yearly rankings provided by US News & World Report;see About The Rankings for further information
Selected Books In The Oakton Library
The Best 331 Colleges
Call Number: REF L901.B48 (DP)

Educational Rankings Annual
Call Number: REF L901.E38 (DP & RHC)

The Fiske Guide to Colleges
Call Number: REF L901.N48 (DP)

The Insider's Guide to The Colleges
Call Number: REF L901.I54 (DP)

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This pathfinder is a starting point for your research. It will give you a jump-start to academic resources in both online and print formats. Ask a reference librarian for additional suggestions.

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