Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
on the Web Free Application for Federal Student Aid: complete it online or download a
Help in Completing the FAFSA useful instructions
Federal School Codes used to complete the FAFSA
Preparing for the SAT and ACT
Planning for College
US News online; EXCELLENT SITE
Another college preparation calendar from Educaid
Preparing Your Child for College resources for parents (in pdf format--download Acrobat reader here)
Applying to 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
s apply to colleges online
Embark EXCELLENT SITE; mucho info and tools on choosing, applying to, financing, and going to college
Financial Aid Information
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.
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
Board Online SAT dates, tips, practice questions, etc.; also college, scholarship and career
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