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Helpful Links for College Prep

COLLEGE INFORMATION ON THE WEB

Register for the SAT, College and Career Search
www.collegeboard.org

Comprehensive site with links to several other college websites
www.ed.gov/thinkcollege

College search, financial aid information, online application to college, test preparation
www.petersons.com

Testing information, insights into the The Best 381 Colleges: 2017 Edition
www.princetonreview.com

College search with links to homepages for colleges
www.collegenet.com

Coalition of America’s Colleges & Universities
www.collegeispossible.org

Information about test and preparation courses
www.kaplan.com

Register for the ACT
www.act.org

Online tours to familiarize students with the physical campus
www.campustours.com

College search, rankings, applications, scholarship information.
www.usnews.com

NCAA requirements for entering college athletes
www.ncaa.org

FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

Fill out the FAFSA form online
www.fafsa.ed.gov

Apply for FSA ID (Required electronic signature for FAFSA)
https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm

Financial aid site; EFC Calculator
www.finaid.org

U.S. Dept. of Education – Free help completing the FAFSA

www.studentaid.ed.gov/completefafsa

College costs and financial aid handbook
www.collegeboard.com

National Assoc. of Student Financial Aid Administrators – brochures, worksheets, checklist
www.nasfaa.org/ParentsStudents

Oregon Student Assistance Commission Financial aid and scholarship opportunities for Oregonians seeking higher education
www.osac.state.or.us

Western Undergraduate Exchange, (WUE). Students may receive reduced tuition level at participating colleges/universities. WUE tuition is considerably less than nonresident tuition.
www.wiche.edu

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College Search & Preparation:

College Entrance Testing – SAT & ACT

Tips for Attending College Visits at South

Finding a College that Fits

Campus Visit Tips

The Top Ten Things that Parents Should Remember About the College Search Process

What Are South Students Doing This Summer?

Applying for Colleges:

Application Options — Early, Regular, Rolling

SEHS College Application Process

Tips for Making the College Application Process Easier

How Many College Applications should be submitted

Paying for College:

Recommendations

Searching for Scholarships

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