Parent Network (resources)

bigfuture, by the College Board


CHOICES is a regional post-secondary planning night for students with disabilities who are college bound.

Colleges That Change Lives

College Navigator
Create a map & list by distance, type (private, public), degree, etc.

E-campus Tours
A revolutionary college planning web site featuring 360° x 360° virtual campus tours of over 1200 college campuses. Each campus tour allows you to see what college life is really like through unique panoramic photographs. If you like what you see in the virtual campus tour, you can search the college website, contact the college's admission office, or save the virtual college tour in your eCampusTours portfolio. You can also view all kinds of college planning information about choosing a college, student financial aid, campus life, career exploration, student loans, scholarships and more. Use our free scholarship search to find money for college or register for a chance to win a scholarship! All of the features on, including the virtual tours, are completely FREE OF CHARGE.

Great Schools

Hinsdale Central College Planning Guide 
(Hinsdale Central Site > Information & Documents > College Planning)

The K&W Guide to College
The K&W Guide to College Programs & Services for Students with Learning Disabilities or Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 
by Marybeth Kravets

Know How 2 Go

You know why to go college; we're here to tell you how. There are specific steps you need to take and these sites can help you along the way. Remember, it's never too early — or too late — to start on the road to college.

Naviance (available via Hinsdale Central) is a college and career readiness platform that helps connect academic achievement to post-secondary goals. Its comprehensive college and career planning solutions optimize student success, enhance school counselor productivity, and track results for school and district administrators.

Navigating Learning Disabilities and Special Education -By Ellen Notbohm , Gauging Your Teen's College Readiness
Next Step U

Your college planning events calendar. Check out the open houses, prospective student visit days, and other events hosted by some colleges and universities.

The Princeton Review

Prep for ACT or SAT, online or small groups, many options for many needs. The link provided here is for ACT prep but check out the website for more. 

Think College

Think College is a national organization dedicated to developing, expanding, and improving inclusive higher education options for people with intellectual disability. With a commitment to equity and excellence, Think College supports evidence-based and student centered research and practice by generating and sharing knowledge, guiding institutional change, informing public policy, and engaging with students, professionals and families.