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Colleges & Universities

Local Colleges

DelMar College

Official website includes student catalog, handbook and class schedules.

Texas A & M University - Corpus Christi

Official website with student information, catalog and schedules, and university calendar.

Southern Careers Institute

General Websites on Various Universities

American Universities

Listing of Universities located in the U.S.

College for Texans

Here is everything a Texan needs to know about preparing for, applying for, and paying for college or technical school. And it's all in one up-to-date, easy-to-navigate, megasite almost as big as the state itself. And remember: $4 billion is available every year to help Texas students attend college. Education. Go get it.

Distance Education Training Council

DET contains information on distant education including subject specific schools, degree granting institutions, and high schools.

General Education Online

Listing of higher education facilities worldwide


Listing of 2 & 4 year colleges/universities, their websites, and also some tips on housing, financial aid and academics.

Study Abroad Directory has information on various countries and their programs, handbooks, and financial aid resources.

Universities by State

Web site provided by UT Austin

University & College Ranking

2009 ranking, site provided by U.S. News & World Report

Test Preparation & Registration


Find test preparation for the ACT in English, math, reading, etc.

SAT Prep

Take a mini SAT test and find out where you score. Site provided by


Peterson's provides online sample test questions, as well as test strategies and tips.

LearnATest Online Practice Exams

LearnATest provides test preparation materials on: ACT, SAT, TASP, GED, civil service, EMS, Firefighter, Law Enforcement, ASVAB, Postal Services, US Citizenship Real Estate Broker, and others.


The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) is a nonprofit corporation whose members are 200 law schools in the United States and Canada. LSAC is best known for administering the Law School Admission Test (LSAT).


Medical college admission committees consider MCAT scores as part of their admission decision process. The official site of the Medical College Admissions Test.


The primary responsibility of the Testing Services Department of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing is the development and support of the NCLEX-RN® and NCLEX-PN® examinations. NCLEX® Candidates, Nurse Educators, healthcare professionals and the general public will find useful information here.


Official site of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Contains a full length practice test, and registration information.

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