- SAT and Subject Tests
- Standardized Testing Optional Colleges and Universities
College Search Tools
Begin the College Search
Access GA’s Family Connection Account to search for colleges
Refine your College List
College Results Online
http://www.collegeresults.org/ allows you to:
- Examine overall graduation rates and see how those rates have changed over time
- Learn about universities' records graduating diverse groups of students
- Compare the graduation rates of similar institutions - colleges and universities that share many characteristics and serve similar student populations
National Survey of Student Engagement
The National Survey of Student Engagement(NSSE) is designed to obtain, on an annual basis, information from scores of colleges and universities nationwide about student participation in programs and activities that institutions provide for their learning and personal development. The results will provide an estimate of how undergraduates spend their time and what they gain from attending college. While results from individual colleges are not posted, this website offers a terrific pocket guide containing the best questions to ask when visiting and researching colleges.
Colleges of Distinction highlights colleges that have the following characteristics:
Engaged Students - recruiting and keeping students who want to be engaged
Great Teaching - excellence in teaching undergraduates is a primary mission
Vibrant Communities - residential campuses offering many opportunities for student development
Successful Outcomes - a consistent record of satisfied alumni who excel in their chosen fields.
Research the Campus Culture
Colleges have personalities. Visiting the campus will provide the greatest insight into a college’s personality. These resources will help as well.