Not sure where to start on your college journey? Need support as you work on completing your postsecondary education? We’ve got you covered.

Common App

With instant access to more than 700 colleges and universities around the world, the Common App is the most seamless way to manage the college application process.

Better Make Room

Better Make Room is about creating a space for all the great things you’ll do next. You’re about to arrive-and the world better make room!

U.S. Department of Education (Preparing for College)

The Federal Student Aid put together toolkits with the steps you can take to help prepare you for getting into, and being able to afford, the college of your choice.

U.S. Department of Education (Financial Aid Resources)

Visit this website to learn more about how you can prepare for higher education, the different types of aid available, eligibility, how to apply, and finally—how to manage loans once you have been accepted.

U.S. Department of Education (FAFSA)

The first step to receiving financial aid is completing the FAFSA. The FAFSA opens on October 1st, so be sure to complete it early.

U.S. Department of Education (College Scorecard)

The College Scorecard helps provide you with the clearest, most accessible and most reliable national data on college cost, graduation, debt and post-college earnings.

FSA Finanial Aid Estimator

Use the net price calculator to discover the true cost of college, empowering you to make the best college decision.

National Center for Education Statistics (COLLEGE FINDER)

Once you have selected a college or have a list of colleges that you are interested in, you can visit the College Navigator to learn more about those institutions.

College Shopping Sheet (Financial Aid Shopping Sheet)

Need a little organization in your life? The Financial Aid Shopping Sheet is a document that students can fill out to help them break down the costs associated with going to the college of their choice.

Handshake (Planning after College)

Handshake is the place where students, career centers, and recruiters come to meet, talk, and share opportunities.

ACT Academy (ACT Learning Resources)

ACT Academy is a free online learning tool and test practice program designed to help you get the best score possible on the ACT test, and well on your way to college and career success.

Khan Academy (SAT PREP)

Get personalized practice recommendations for the skills you’ll need for the SAT, plus eight official practice exams from College Board.

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