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College Preparation Information

The following list of websites are most useful not only to students, but also to those involved in helping students to achieve their educational goals.  We hope you find these resources useful




A resource for college essay writing.

FR has a partnership with Prompt 

where students can have additional access to 

Prompt's resources at no additional costs.

Click here for the Franklin Regional Prompt Page

click here for to download the App


Prompt Article

Demonstrated Interest:

Why Showing Colleges you Like Them

Gets You In



 College Comparisons:

click here to read an article about comparing college costs and student debt.

US Department of Education Scorecard 



College Search:

College Confidential


Career Cruising (user name: FR ID Number, Password: Birthdate)

Education Planner




The Princeton Review  (scroll down to Schools & Careers and select Colleges)


SAT/ACT Information:

College Board - (PSAT/NMSQT and SAT tests and college Application Information)

ACT, Inc. - (select "The Test" for information regarding the ACT)



The Princeton Review


College Applications:

The Common App: Everything you need to know

       Tackling the Common App Essay Prompts
     Sample Resume

College Transfer:
 Visit to find all the information to transfer credits, 

           a list of participating colleges, and many other resources that will make
           transferring easier.          

Career Exploration:

click here for the Pennsylvania Career Guide

 Work force Shortage click here for article