Resource Links for Students

College Advantage

http://www.collegeadvantage.com/

This site contains information on Ohio's 529 college savings program, featuring federal and State of Ohio tax advantages, low fees, and a wide range of investment options.

College InSight

http://college-insight.org/

College InSight puts higher education data at your fingertips. Browse and compare information about affordability, diversity, and student success

Ohio Appalachian Center for Higher Education

http://oache.org/

This site contains information on Access Grants and other initiatives to increase the level of educational attainment of residents of the 29 counties of Appalachian Ohio.

Ohio Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators

http://oasfaa.org/

This site is for both the professional development and training for individuals dedicated to making college affordable, as well as for counselors students and parents of students who are pursuing or who are considering higher education.

Ohio Association of Two-Year Colleges

http://oatyc.org/

This site contains information on the work of this statewide association, which publishes a professional journal and newletter and hosts an annual conference recognizing the contributions of outstanding two-year campus faculty.

Ohio Board of Regents

http://regents.ohio.gov/

This site provides comprehensive information about Ohio higher education institutions and initiatives.

Ohio College Access Network

http://www.ohiocan.org/

This site of the Ohio College Access Network (OCAN) provides information about the State's network of community -based college access programs. These programs open the doors to postsecondary education by providing financial counseling, last dollar grants, college visits, career guidance, tutoring, and test preparation courses.

Ohio Community College Athletic Conference

http://occac.org/

This site contains information on the OCCAC, which promotes and fosters community college intercollegiate athletics for men and women on the state level.

Ohio Labor Market Information

http://lmi.state.oh.us/

This site of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services' Labor Market Information Bureau provides state and regional reports with breakouts by educational level and wages which are useful for educational planning purposes. They also highlight the importance of the associate degree to the Ohio economy.

Ohio Learns!

http://www.ohiolearns.org/

This site of the Ohio Learning Network is Ohio's statewide course catalog of distance education courses and degrees.

Ohio Region Phi Theta Kappa

http://www.ohioptk.org/

The site of the Ohio Region of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society recognizes and encourages scholarship among area associate degree students.

Phi Theta Kappa

http://www.ptk.org/

The site of this international honors society recognizes and encourages scholarship among associate degree students.

The College Grants Database

http://www.collegegrant.net/grants-loans-and-scholarships/

This site provides information on grants (a type of college financial aid that does not have to be repaid by the borrower).