Looking for general inspiration or free courses to help you choose a major? Below are some more interesting websites to help you on your college journey.
Khan Academy College Admissions – With a detailed step-by-step road map, Khan Academy breaks down each step of the college admissions process into easily understandable categories. They also give multiple personal accounts of students who have travelled the same path.
Collegeboard Make a Plan – Thinking about going to college, but you’re not sure where to start? Collegeboard asks you 5 simple questions to help you begin planning for your college journey and then provides you with tools and resources you need.
Myths about College – College Raptor has an archive of articles that focus on debunking myths and misinformation surrounding college. From applications to finances, these articles provide real insight on several different topics as to what to expect when applying and attending college.
MIT Open Courseware – “The idea is simple: to publish all of our course materials online and make them widely available to everyone.” – Dick K.P. Yue, Professor, MIT School of Engineering. MIT offers free undergraduate and graduate level courses via their MIT Open Courseware website. Interested in a specific major, but not sure it’s for you? Or do you simply want to expand your knowledge without the pressure of a regular university course? MIT’s Open Courseware has over 2,000 courses to choose from with downloadable lectures and tests to further your education.
MIT Highlights for High School – The same as the MIT Open Courseware, but these courses are aimed at the high school level. There are sections that will prepare you for material you’re likely to see in high school and sections dedicated to helping you with exams. MIT Highlights for High School also has helpful tips for both teachers and students.