Web Smarts

WHAT: On The College Board's Web site students can register for the SAT, review practice questions, and apply to colleges and universities.

BEST POINTS: The site allows students and parents to search for specific information on more than 3,500 two- and four-year colleges, learn about a variety of career options, and analyze college costs. It also features a guide to financial aid and private scholarships. One section explains why college is important and which jobs require higher degrees.

The SAT Learning Center includes a list of test-registration deadlines. You can also take a mini-SAT test and learn how to interpret your scores.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: The College Board is a 100-year-old association of more than 3,800 universities, colleges, and other educational groups that aims to prepare students for school and connect them to higher-education opportunities.

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