College Information and Search Tools

The links below will provide students, families, and educators with important information on the college planning process.

College Information and Search Tools

Although your guidance counselor is available for needed support, the links below will provide students, families, and educators with important information on the college planning process.

First and foremost, New Bedford High School encourages the use of the Your Plan for the Future online tools. YPFF is the state's no-cost, one-stop online shop for students, parents, and educators designed to help Massachusetts students manage their educational and career pathways. YPFF centralizes all the key planning elements of a student's educational career, including interactive planning tools, personal portfolio development, and key milestone reminders such as college application and financial aid deadlines.

For YPFF registration information contact:

  • Mark DeBrito - Tel: 508-997-4511 Extension 2319
  • Valdir Silva - Tel: 508-997-4511Extension 2336

 
You can find additional college and career planning tools by visiting the Big Future by the College Board links below:


Making a Plan

Getting Started

Finding Colleges

Exploring Careers

Paying for College and Borrow Wisely

Getting In

Other Resources:

College Application Checklist

College application timeline - Embark

U.S.News & World Report - College rankings

Virtual Campus tours

College XPress - A scholarship and college search site.

College Application Checklist

Information for undocumented students

Writing the Successful College Application Essay -Tips for Success

Careers and Colleges - A scholarship and college search site.

Links to Colleges:

Massachusetts Colleges and Universities

Connecticut Colleges and Universities

Maine Colleges and Universities

New Hampshire Colleges and Universities

Rhode Island Colleges and Universities

Degree Jungle - Research online degree programs

College Action Plans for Parents:

9th Grade

10th Grade

11th Grade

12th Grade

For Educators:

YPFTF Training Center

Handouts and Presentations - Big Future by the College Board