Student Resources

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

FAFSA on the Web
Free Application for Federal Student Aid: complete it online or download a printable version

Help in Completing the FAFSA useful instructions

Federal School Codes used to complete the FAFSA

Preparing for the SAT and ACT

Test U a free personal tutoring program; EXCELLENT SITE

Planning for College

College preparation calendar--from US News online; EXCELLENT SITE
Another college preparation calendar from Educaid
Preparing Your Child for College resources for parents (pdf format--download Acrobat reader here)

www.knowhow2go.org

Applying to College

College Quest EXCELLENT SITE; college application organizer, SAT tips and practice tests, research colleges, apply online, financial aid info and search, discussion groups (must create a FREE account before using)
College Net apply to colleges online
Embark EXCELLENT SITE; mucho info and tools on choosing, applying to, financing, and going to college

Financial Aid Information

Student Aid Home Page The Student Financial Assistance Programs are the largest source of student aid in America, providing over $40 billion a year in grants, loans, and work-study assistance. Here you'll find help for every stage of the financial aid process, whether you're in school or out of school.

Funding Your Education If you have not yet enrolled in a postsecondary school, you should read Funding Your Education, an introductory publication that gives an overview of the Student Financial Assistance Programs and how to apply for aid. Funding Your Education provides general information about the U.S. Department of Education's federal student financial aid programs

The Student Guide The Student Guide is the most comprehensive resource on student financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education. Grants, loans, and work-study are the three major forms of student financial aid available through the federal Student Financial Assistance Programs. Updated each award year, The Student Guide tells you about the programs and how to apply for them.

College, Scholarship, and Career Searches

College Board Online SAT dates, tips, practice questions, etc.; also college, scholarship and career searches

fast WEB! info about types of aid; scholarship search (must create a FREE account before searching)

Fin Aid info about types of aid, calculators can help you figure out how much school will cost, how much you need to save, and how much aid you'll need

Scholarship Resource Network Express   info about types of aid, scholarship search (must register before searching)

Review.com a division of the Princeton Review--EXCELLENT SITE

Academic Help

Study Skill Guides from the University of St. Thomas--EXCELLENT SITE
Study Skill Guides from Muskingum College
Study Skill Guides   from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Study Skill Guides   from Dartmouth University
Online Writing Lab   Purdue University

Government and Education

U.S. Department of Education
Montana Department of Education

Fun Web Sites

TheCase.com
Encarta
http://www.howstuffworks.com

For ETS Staff

Guidance Resources
Preparing Your Child for College
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE)
WWW 4 Teachers
Education World

 


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