College Planning

16-17 AHS School Profile

Affordable Colleges Online - free community resources and tools span topics such as financial-aid and college savings strategies, affordability and scorecard rankings, opportunities for Veterans and people with disabilities, and online learning resources.

Best Colleges - This site has compiled information on 7,595 schools to help you with your search for the best schools. You can look through their comprehensive database to find colleges and universities.

College Application Essay Guide by ACM - Practical tips for writing your college application essay

Lorain County College Fair - this website helps students and parents identify which schools are the greatest value by reviewing data such as how much graduates earn, and how much debt they have when they graduate.

College Fairs

  • Avon High School College Visit Day - October 4, 2018 Students will have an opportunity to talk with representatives from colleges and universities during the school day. Check back for more information as it becomes available or follow us on Twitter
  • Greater Cleveland West Suburban College Fair - October 1, 2018 6:30 pm - 8 pm @ Baldwin-Wallace University Lou Higgins Center
  • Lorain County College Fair @ Lorain County Community College - October 4, 2018 6 pm - 7:30 pm

College Fair Guide by ACM - Practical tips for making the most of a college fair

College Theatre Directory - This website offers a free online searchable database that contains information about more than 270 college theatre programs.

College Visit Form - This form must be completed by students planning to make a college visit on a school day.

Common Application - (informally know as the Common App)is an undergraduate college admission application that applicants may use to apply to any of 517 member colleges and universities in 47 states and the District of Columbia, as well as in Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, and United Kingdom.

First In The Family - A website that offers advice for 1st generation college-bound students from 1st generation students

Glossary of College Application Process Terms

Interactive Map of Ohio Colleges and Universities

Guide to Ohio's Private Colleges and Universities 16-17

Guide to Ohio's Public Universities 16-17

Guide to Ohio Two-Year Colleges

Know How 2 Go - A website designed to encourage students to prepare for college. Explore the site to learn more about the steps you need to take to be college-ready.

On-line Ohio College Guide - The Ohio guide includes a complete look at the state's community colleges, public universities, private colleges, technical schools and distance learning options. College hopefuls can then find potential schools using our proprietary search tool, which allows quick and accurate searching by institution type, setting, size, city and cost.

Ohio Private Colleges Website - this site provides a searchable database for the private colleges and universities in the state of Ohio.

ROTC Information

Service Academy Nomination Information Sessions - Members of Congress have the responsibility to nominate young men and women to the various service academies. In an effort to better inform the residents of Ohio about these schools and the selection process, Senator Rob Portman and Senator Sherrod Brown co-host informational seminars for interested students and their parents.

The Best of Co-op - A guide to the leading Colleges and employers offering co-op experiences

Tuition Funding Source - This website sponsored by Wells Fargo is designed to help students find scholarships, college and career information.

Which College Is Right For You? - a printable workbook to help you narrow down your college search