CD, Web Site Offer College Guidance

CollegeEdge combines a CD-ROM and Internet resources to provide high-school students with information on colleges, careers, majors, financial aid and scholarships. It ships with Netscape Navigator and 30 days of unlimited Web access through Concentric Network for only $1.

From the firmís Web site, one can chat with peers or link directly to collegesí home pages for more details on admission requirements, student life, etc. In addition, a tutorial asks questions, then matches users with the ìbestî school based on their goals, qualifications and interests.

CollegeEdge also includes a Calendar Planner with key deadlines and test dates in place. SNAP Technologies, Inc., San Francisco, CA, (415) 778-6262. W 

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This article originally appeared in the 05/01/1997 issue of THE Journal.