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 FAFSAuseful instructions
Federal School Codesused 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
Another college preparation calendar from Educaid
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) sapply to colleges online.
EmbarkEXCELLENT SITE; mucho info and tools on choosing, applying to, financing, and going to college.
Financial Aid Information
Student Aid Home PageThe 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 EducationIf 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 GuideThe 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.
FSA Ombudsman The FSA Ombudsman provides help to resolve problems with student loans and prevents having problems in the future.
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
Students' Classroom lots of information on colleges to help you compare schools
Study Skill Guides from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Study Skill Guides from Dartmouth University
Online Writing Lab Purdue University
Government and Education
Fun Web Sites