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Active ImageIt is never too early (or too late) to begin thinking about going to college.

The process of choosing the right school may seem intimidating — whether you are a high school student just getting ready to leave home for the first time or someone looking to make a change mid-career. Here are 7 sites to help select, apply and prepare for college, courtesy of Richard Byrne at Free Technology for Teachers:

  • My College Calendar — Step-by-step admission planning calendars
  • College Confidential — Extensive information on choosing, getting into and paying for a college
  • Unigo — College reviews based on huge database of student-generated content
  • College Crunch — Self-proclaimed as "The Best College Resource Online ... Ever"
  • Educaedu — College degree search engine covers the globe
  • Campus Explorer — Search colleges by degree or location, plus receive advice
  • College Grazing — Uses interactive surveys to match your interests with colleges blue was designed 2006 by Karsten Oltrogge:
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