Additional Information for Specific Groups

Additional Information for Specific Groups


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Below yo
u will find additional information and links to resources for the following:

  • Special Needs Students (IEP or 504 Plans)
  • First-Generation, Low-Income, and Under-Represented Students
  • Student-Athletes
  • Gap Year
  • Military Academies & Today's Military
  • Visual and Performing Arts

Special Needs Students (IEP or 504 Plans)

Book Recommendation:  The K & W Guide to Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilities Or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

This book is a comprehensive resource for selecting the right college for students with learning disabilities.  The K&W Guide to Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilities includes profiles of over 300 schools, advice from specialists in the field of learning disabilities, and strategies to help students find the best match for their needs.


College Board Services for Students with Disabilities

ACT Accommodations

Test Optional Colleges --

First-Generation College, Low-Income, and Underrepresented Students

I'm First

FastWeb Field Guide for First Generation College Students

College Greenlight


Colleges That Offer Fly-In and Diversity Programs


Article: Diversity Fly-in Programs Make Campus Visits Accessible


Student Athletes

Get In the Game -- Tips for Student-Athletes and Their Families

College Board -- Advice for Student Athletes

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Eligibility Center

National Association for Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Eligibility Center

National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Eligibility Center


Gap Year

Gap Year Information on NACAC Site

Gap Year Information from College Board

Organized Gap Year Programs


Carpe Diem Education

Global Citizen Year

Global Gap Program

Leap Now

National Outdoor Leadership School

Where There Be Dragons

Military Academies & Today's Military

Air Force Academy Admissions

Coast Guard Academy Admissions

Merchant Marine Academy Admissions

Naval Academy Admissions

West Point Admissions

Today's Military Paying for College
(Department of Defense Site)

Visual and Performing Arts

Book Recommendation:  Buck and Schoenberg:  A Guide To Choices in The Visual and Performing Arts


Interlochen Performing and Visual Arts College Fair

Auditioning for College