College and Financial Resources
For information on colleges and financial aid
try some of these links Below:
http://federalstudentaid.ed.gov/ Federal Student Aid gateway
www.fafsa.ed.gov FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This is the place to start if you require financial aid for college. This site provides simple, easy to follow instructions for filling out your FAFSA online. A must visit site for college bound high school Seniors.
www.collegeboard.com Use this site to register for the SAT and SAT subject tests, plan for college, research colleges, how to apply for college and tips on how to pay for college. Be sure to check out the High School Action Plan.
www.suny.edu/student All you ever wanted to know about the State Universities of New York (SUNY): campus searches, academic program searches, how to pay for college, and apply online!
www.commonapp.org Use the online "common application" to apply to college. Over 300 universities and colleges accept the common application.
www.fastweb.com Fast Web Scholarship search has access the most complete listings of local scholarships, national scholarships, and college-specific scholarships.
www.princetonreview.com The Princeton Review helps parents and students explore colleges and careers, get tips to improve SAT scores, and find scholarships.
www.collegeconfidential.com Here you'll find articles about choosing a college, getting into the college you want, how to pay for it, and much more.
www.nycolleges.org A fantastic site for students who want to remain in state. Search all NYS colleges by region, check for open house dates, search their database for colleges with specific academic programs, and read campus profiles.
www.asee.org/about/publications/profiles/index.cfm The American Society for Engineering Education provides engineering college profiles and statistics.
www.usnews.com/sections/education U.S. News & World Reports provides rankings for all universities. Check out which colleges rank highest, read articles on how to ace the admissions interview and read up on financial aid strategies.
www.ed.gov The U.S. Department of Education provides endless information for parents and students.
www.hesc.state.ny.us New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) helps New York students pay for college. This site gives links to FAFSA and provides an online application for Tuition Assistance Program (TAP). TAP is a grant for students attending NY colleges and universities - it does not have to be paid back.
www.nasfaa.org The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administration. If you have a financial aid question, this is the place to find answers. Be sure to check out the very useful encyclopedia of financial aid terms.