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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 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)


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 a division of the Princeton Review--EXCELLENT SITE


Academic Help


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


For ETS Staff

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