Academics

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Resources

College Research

DATABASES

College Scoreboard

U.S. Department of Education

Big Future College Board

A comprehensive research page from the College Board

Cappex

Information about colleges, scholarships, and more

STUDENT PERSPECTIVE

Niche

Search for reviews and rankings of colleges and universities in the U.S.

Unigo

Search for colleges or scholarships, see reviews and review poll results from actual students

The College Tour

Amazon Prime Series Each episode tours a different college or university campus and features interviews with current students

IDENTITY BASED RESOURCES

I'm First!

Profiles U.S. colleges that place a high value on enrolling and supporting first generation college students. Each college profile page highlights basic facts about that college and provides information about fly-in programs, student life, and financial aid and/or scholarships.

Campus Pride Index

A database of LGBTQ-friendly colleges that assesses how inclusive and safe they are for students. This website includes real reviews from students, staff, and faculty.

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Harvey's CEEB Code: 332-644

* New as of January 2022 - Digital SAT Brings Student-Friendly Changes to Test Experience

  • ACT
  • FairTest - The National Center for Fair and Open Testing, learn which colleges are test-optional

 

Need-based financial aid

For non-U.S. citizens, financial aid policies vary widely by college. Consult the college's financial aid website and your college counselor for more information about what funding may be available, and what is required to apply for need-based aid.

 

Merit-based Scholarships

 

THE COLLEGE ESSAY

Note that the prompts may change year-to-year, so it is advised that you review the prompts for your application cycle after August 1st of that year.

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SCOIR

Available only for Harvey rising juniors and seniors, and their family members

College Kickstart Blog

A helpful resource to stay up-to-date with the latest information regarding application due dates, decision release dates, and due dates for merit scholarships.

Our Students Soar

The journey is just as important as the destination.

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