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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

TestPreview.com an great site that offers free practice tests

 

Planning for College

College preparation calendar--from US News online; EXCELLENT SITE


Preparing Your Child for College resources for parents (pdf format--download Acrobat reader here)

 

knowhow2go.acenet.edu

 

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

 

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

 

Academic Help

 

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

www.mysterynet.com


www.howstuffworks.com

 

For ETS Staff

Guidance Resources
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE)
WWW 4 Teachers
Education World

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