cIcu's Outreach Program offers a variety of resources and publications relating to college awareness and preparation. To view the resources described below, click on any of the sidebar tabs on the left-hand side of the page. We've put the publications in this section in PDF format for you to open and read or download to your computer. If you do not have Acrobat, you can download it for free from the Adobe Acrobat website. All of our resources are free to download.
Finding the Right College: Information about the 100+ private independent colleges and universities in NYS, including the academic programs they offer and where in NYS they are located.
Paying for College: Overview of the financial aid process and information on the major financial aid programs.
Transitioning to College: Tips for the mental, financial, and academic transition to college.
Early College Awareness/Preparation: Resources to get students, as early as middle school, thinking about and preparing for college.
Resources for Counselors/Mentors: Varying topics relating to college admissions, financial aid, the 100+ private independent colleges and universities in NYS, and transfer students.
Resources for Families: Information on how to help your child prepare for college, find the right college, pay for college, and tips for coping with your child leaving for college.