COLLEGE COUNSELING

Useful Resources

The following sites offer some additional information for you as you navigate through the college admissions process:

www.collegeboard.com

This site offers help to both parents and students.  It offers advice from how and when to start thinking about college up to how to pay for college.  It is also the site to register for the SAT.

www.act.org

This site is the main site to find information about and to register for the ACT.  It also offers career planning advice.

www.pheaa.org

This site is an essential site for all Pennsylvania residents interested in financial aid.  PHEAA offers critical information about scholarships, grants, and loans.  It also offers the award-wining college planning tool called Education Planner.

www.fafsa.ed.gov

This site is the most important site for financial aid in college.  The FAFSA form must be completed or your child will not receive money.  The site also offers you updates on the status of your completed FAFSA form.

www.passhe.edu

This site provides key information (tuition, pictures, links, etc.) about the 14 state schools in Pennsylvania.

www.uncf.org

The United Negro College Fund offers information about Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and provides a searchable scholarship database.