Student Resources

The following links are resources that students will find helpful during the College Counseling process. These links supplement Tilton School’s College Counseling Handbook.

Coalition Application >

Common Application >

Parent Resources

The following links are resources that parents will find helpful during the College Counseling process.  If you have questions at any time, please feel free to contact your student’s College Counselor for assistance.

Parent Questionnaire >

Declaration and Certification of Finances Instructions and Form (For parents of international students) >

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Interim/Gap Year/Study Abroad Programs

An interim or "gap" year is a fairly standard practice in Britain and other European countries, but it is only slowly beginning to be accepted as a viable alternative for U.S. students. Inclusion of a program in this listing does not constitute an endorsement of the program by Tilton School.

AFS Intercultural Programs

An international, voluntary, non-governmental non-profit organization that provides intercultural learning opportunities to help people develop the knowledge, skills, and understanding needed to create a more just and peaceful world.

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In return for serving the United States in humanitarian, educational, or environmental endeavors, students get awards they can use to pay off college loans or scholarships while they are in college.

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Center for Interim Programs

Founded in 1980, with offices in Massachusetts and Colorado, Interim is a service that enables people to pursue structured alternatives to formal education or work by matching clients' interests with over 2,500 internships, volunteer positions, and cultural programs worldwide.

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City Year

Putting idealism to work -- City Year and Americorps program is a national service organization which unites young adults, ages 17 to 24, from diverse racial, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds for a demanding year of full-time community service, leadership development, and civic engagement.

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Dynamy Internship Year

A one-year program for high school graduates seeking direction before entering college including three nine-week internships, independent apartment living, community involvement, and educational seminars.

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The Experiment in International Living

An international nonprofit organization promoting intercultural learning through home stays, educational group travel, study abroad, language training au pair, and other cultural immersion programs.

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Gap Year

Discover your ultimate gap year experience.

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Go Abroad

A directory of study-abroad programs, language schools, internships, and international volunteer positions.

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Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit organization that helps families build and improve places to call home. We believe affordable housing plays a critical role in strong and stable communities.

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Institute for Village Studies

Non-profit educational organization providing learning experiences through service and exploration in developing countries.

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Outward Bound

Outward Bound is the leading provider of experiential and outdoor education programs for youth and adults. Regardless of who you are or where you are from, there is an Outward Bound course at an Outward Bound School that is right for you.

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National Outdoor Leadership School

NOLS is a nonprofit global wilderness school that seeks to help you step forward boldly as a leader.

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School for Field Studies

When you study abroad with SFS, you’re contributing to a legacy of environmental research and stewardship that spans more than 35 years, encompassing countries as diverse as Cambodia, Kenya, and Costa Rica.

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Student Conservation Association

Offers young people, 18 or older, three to twelve month expense-paid conservation internship opportunities available year-round in all 50 states and in nearly 60 different disciplines.

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Since 1995 has provided a most comprehensive an up-to-date online listing of language and study-abroad programs. This site includes thousands of listings for hundreds of programs world-wide, as well as financial aid information and the study abroad handbook.

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Year Out Group

An association of leading British year out organizations, has recently been formed to promote the concept and benefits of well-structured year out programs, to promote models of good practice and to help young people and their advisers in selecting suitable and worthwhile projects.

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Travellers Worldwide

A British organization offering volunteer work placements for your gap year, university or work vacation.

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World Learning

A nonprofit organization offering overseas study and teaching opportunities.

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Summer Programs on College Campuses


Additional Resources

Below you will find additional resources that you may find helpful during your college search process. These sites range from details on the college application, to scholarships, diversity, and athletics. Search a particular area for more information.

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