Office of Federal Student Aid, U.S. Department of Education
Need financial aid to help pay for college? It is important to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available at www.fafsa.gov. On average, it takes less than 30 minutes to complete.
Many states and colleges use your FAFSA data to determine eligibility for state and school aid, and some private financial aid providers may use your FAFSA information to determine whether you qualify for their aid.
Helpful FAFSA Blog posts:
This US Department of Education site allows you to find (and compare) schools based on degrees, location, size, etc. It also contains a “paying for college” section with financial aid information.
This site provides the latest data on expenses, aid, enrollment, admission and graduation rates, majors, and more.
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College Board provides SAT registration with free sample questions, study guides, and information on local courses. It also provides guidance on how to find colleges, pay for them, and make student applications stronger.
The Princeton Review offers SAT, ACT, and PSAT preparation guidelines including free practice tests, free events, and paid courses. It also includes college-search advice and general guidance.
Allows students to fill out a standard application and electronically submit it to multiple member institutions.
Lumina's goal is to increase the proportion of Americans with high-quality college degrees, certificates and credentials to 60 percent by 2025.
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Info for first-generation college students – kids who will be the first in their families to go to college.
Studylands mission is to facilitate students exchanges at the global level by promoting international education and intercultural exchange. This website focuses on listing educational institutions from around the world. It includes exchange students, language exchanges, secondary school exchanges and student housing listings.
Graduate school rankings to information on life after your PhD.
A guidebook to find the best online school for YOU. This site complies advise from program administrators, professors, instructional designers, career services experts, and more to help you find the best online school depending on how you want to learn and how you prefer to work.
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