College Resources & Links


University Entrance and other Examinations


www.collegeboard.com
Students can register for the SAT Reasoning Test and SAT Subject Tests at this site. Be sure to use the ISH code which is 734425. This test can be taken 6 times yearly at ISH. The November test includes a listening option.

www.actstudent.org
is the registration site for the ACT. This test can be taken 3 times yearly at ISH. On the day of testing students should arrive at 7.30am.

www.toefl.org
Online registration for Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Be sure to use the ISH code which is 8961. ISH is not a test centre for TOEFL .



Selected Country information


The following are useful websites for investigating higher education in selected countries around the world

Australia


www.avcc.edu.au
(this website has authoritative information on 39 universities).

www.idp.edu.au/

www.studylink.com.au (this is an Australian College and Training Guide) or www.studiesinaustralia.com, www.studyinaustralia.org,


Canada


http://www.studyincanada.com/english/index.htm

A comprehensive source of information about studying and living in Canada. (Available in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic).  

http://www.aucc.ca/index_e.html
An excellent website containing comprehensive information about all Canada’s universities.

www.macleans.ca – this is a magazine that also contains good sections about university education.

www.cbie.ca - Canadian Bureau for International Education.
Information on studying in Canada and scholarships.

www.cicic.ca – Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials - CICIC assists individuals, employers, professionals and organizations regarding foreign credential recognition and the assessment of diplomas and qualifications in Canada.


Germany


To learn more about German universities and the courses they offer please go to: http://www.hochschulkompass.de/  or www.daad.de

www.studienwahl.de  Excellent site full of information about which subjects are offered at which German universities. Indispensable for students wishing to study in Germany.

www.arbeitsagentur.de  describes hundreds of careers available in Germany, and details what type of education will qualify you for those careers.

http://www.planet-beruf.de/index.php contains a number of tools to use in exploring your interests and how they match up with available careers and educational paths in Germany.


Netherlands


www.nuffic.nl
– Netherlands Organization for International Co-operation in Higher Education. This is a very good source of information on various courses and universities/colleges in the Netherlands. Many courses are available through English.

www.educationfair.nl  -  The aim of this website is to paint a complete picture of studying in the Netherlands and thus contribute to the internationalization goals of the Dutch Government, its Higher Education Institutions and the ambitions of individual international study seekers.


Japan


www.sophia.ac.jp
  and  www.icu.ac.jp/index_e.html    (International Christian University). These are two universities in Japan that offer programmes in English.


USA


There are thousands of websites through which one can find information. Using www.collegeboard.com and then entering the name of your desired college/university is probably the simplest way of finding initial information. Then you should proceed to the homepage of the college.

The following are three other useful websites:

http://www.globalcomputing.com/university.html

Searchable database (by name or state) with links to university/college websites. Has a simple format and has no advertisements, charges, pop-ups etc.

http://www.allaboutcollege.com/colleges/united_states/usa.htm
Provides links to the websites of universities and colleges worldwide.

www.edupass.org contains
general information about studying in the U.S. in an easily accessible format.

The following are three books that can help to focus a college search:

http://www.ruggsrecommendations.com/rureonco20ed.html

http://www.fiskeguide.com

http://www.wintergreenorchardhouse.com/college_finder.html


For some less known but interesting colleges you can investigate this website: www.ctcl.com – it contains information about 40 “lesser known “Colleges that Change Lives”.