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Paying for college

  • Black College Dollars
    This site provides a directory of more than 300 scholarships for African-American students.
  • College Goal Sunday
    Learn how to obtain financial aid for college. Talk to financial aid professionals about financial aid resources and how to apply and receive information regarding state-wide student services, admission requirements, and more.
  • Federal Student Aid
    Explore your financial aid options. Increase your knowledge of the financial aid process; become familiar with the various types of federal student aid that are available; and investigate other sources of aid, such as grants and scholarships.
  • Mapping Your Future
    Mapping Your Future is a national collaborative, public-service organization of the financial aid industry - bringing together the expertise of the industry to provide free college, career, financial aid, and financial literacy services for students, families, and schools.
  • Think College
    Thinking about college? The US Department of Education has provided a source to help parents, students and educators plan, prepare and save for college.
  • Tuition Funding Sources
    Do you need support finding great financial aid opportunities? Learn about the variety of scholarships and other financial aid possibilities.

Preparing for college

  • The ACT
    Learn more about this standardized assessment which many colleges and universities require as part of their admission process.
  • The College Navigator
    Navigate through this site to view fast facts, data tools, surveys and programs conducted by the US Department of Education.
  • The Education Trust
    The Education Trust provides advocacy, analysis, research, and assistance for improving the education of all students and especially those who have historically been left behind--including students of color and low-income students.
  • First Generation Student
    Check out another great resource for students who are the first generation in their family to go to college. This blog offers insights from university presidents, founders of education non-profits, and first generation college students.
  • First in the Family
    Are you the first in your family to go to college? Get the knowledge you need from first-generation students who have made it to college.
  • KnowHow2Go
    Are you ready for college? KnowHow2Go is a step by step interactive guide that will help prepare, familiarize and transition you into higher education.
  • Pathways to College
    This is an organization that uses research-based knowledge to improve postsecondary education access and success for the nation's underserved students, including underrepresented minorities, low-income students, those who are the first in their families to go to college, and students with disabilities.
  • Postsecondary Education Opportunity
    Are you interested in learning more about the trends, barriers and opportunities for all Americans to achieve a postsecondary education? Explore this electronic newsletter for the latest research.
  • The SAT and PSAT
    Be prepared. Learn how to prepare for the SAT and PSAT. Also, take the opportunity to learn how to plan for college, find a college, apply to college and pay for college.

College access programs

  • College Access Programs
    This is a searchable online set of profiles of college access programs across the United States that help underserved students prepare, plan, and pay for college.