Resources | Handbook
For more information pertaining to the general college application process, we recommend the following sites:
•College Answer – A site for parents, students and counselors to help plan for college. Contains financial aid and scholarship information.
•Common Application – Apply to more than 300 universities online or by downloading the forms by filling out just one application.
•College View – Helps prospective students scout and compare colleges and universities. Includes sections on financial aid, the application process, campus life, careers and majors.
•Go College – the go to source for the college admissions process as well as to finding scholarships and other financial aid.
•Petersons – Provides useful information on how to prepare for admissions tests, including the SAT and the SAT Subject Tests.
Funding your Education
•Student Aid on the Web – The place to go for financial planning. A portal into several, federally funded programs as well as advice on applying for college and repaying your student loans.
•Free Application for Student Aid – Contains the online application for financial aid and loans used by all colleges and universities.
•Pin Website – This Web site is your source of information for the Federal Student Aid PIN. Your PIN can be used each year to electronically apply for federal student aid and to access your Federal Student Aid records online.
•National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators – A collection of useful financial aid information for parents and students.
•FinAid! – Source for all kinds of awards, grants, scholarships and loans.
•FastWeb – Scholarships, financial aid, and college application information.
•PSAT/NMSQT – The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) is a program cosponsored by the College Board and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). It´s a standardized test that provides firsthand practice for the SAT®. It also gives you a chance to enter NMSC scholarship programs and gain access to college and career planning tools.
•College Board – Register and prepare for the SAT and the SAT Subject Tests.
•ACT – Register and prepare for the ACT ollege Board for Students with Disabilities
•College Board Students with Disabilities – Provides test accommodation for students with disabilities including the SAT, SAT Subject Tests, PSAT/NMSQT, and Advanced Placement Program.