College Planning Resources
Below you will find links for online resources to help you with college planning.
Wells Fargo's CollegeSTEPS Program
- Students and parents can oth sign up for CollegeSTEPS program to stay on track with college planning. You'll receive emails on topics like study tips, financial aid and campus visits.
Wells Fargo 5 Steps Ebook & Video
- Journey through the financial aid process with Mr. Fellows and Monty. Through the interactive eBook and videos, you'll get help sorting out the different options to pay for college expenses, including information on how to compare award letters.
Tuition Funding Sources (TFS) scholarship search
- Save time searching for scholarships with the TFS scholarship database. Create a personal profile, and receive filtered results that match your education and career goals. With TFS, you'll have access to over 7 million scholarships totaling more than $41 billion to help pay for college, plus information on financial aid and career assessment tools.
My Financial Guide
- Get help managing your money before and during college using My Financial Guide. You'll find articles and resources to help you learn more about saving for college, preparing for college costs, repaying yor student loans, and more.
First Generation Go College Now! website and film
- Coming soon!! Resources designed for first generation college students, as well as the educatorss and organizations who support them. Visit the website to see the award-winning First Generation film and learn how you can take the pledge to help more students become the first in their families to go to college.
- It is hard to find reliable sites with student reviews, Collegeprowler does the best job of providing a balanced view from students of their college, and it has a great scorecard for each institution.
- Finaid.org explains the vairous financial aid programs available to families, from leans to scholarships. It also provides calculators and the necessary forms for parents to fill out. It's a safe site that will not ask you to pay for inofrmation, and it is not sponsored by a financial institution.
- Merit aid is money available to students regardless of income. This website lists all of the merit aid opportunities in the U.S. and allows you to search by college or special talent area.
- Founded by former coaches and ESPN executives. Some of the features are free and others cost a nominal amount. This site is an excellent place for athletes to get information on the recruiting process and post their athletic resume and videops for coaches to review.
- This website provides SAT registration and information, a college search engine and financial aid guidance.
- If you are not familiar with the ACT, this website can help you.