AFFORDING COLLEGE GUIDEBOOK 2014
To view a helpful guidebook about affording college, produced by the State of Michigan, Click here .
SURFING THE WEB FOR COLLEGE AND FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION
US News Colleges and Career Center
College Board Online
This site has information helpful for college selection and financial planning. Includes the worksheet “Expected Family Contribution” which enables you to determine how much money a family is expected to contribute to college costs.
College Guides and Admissions
This is a comprehensive site with a multitude of links to other equally as good sites. The two components of this site are “College Financial Aid” and “College Choice and Admissions.” Links include “100 Successful College Application Essays, Best 310 Colleges, Fiske Guide to Colleges, Financial Aid for selected groups and Financial Aid Information Page.
College and University Home Pages
Fundsnet Online Services
FinAid: The Financial Aid Information Page
Peterson's Education Center
Department of Education
Financial Aid Resource Publications, US Department of Education
This site outlines general information on student aid programs such as Pell Grants and the Family Education Loan and Direct Student Loan Programs. It also provides a synopsis of borrowers’ rights and responsibilities, student eligibility, and application deadlines.
Universal Algorithms, Inc.
The Educational Testing Service, creators of tests such as the SAT, GRE, TOEFL, and others, have now gone online with a wealth of data for students and educators about these important exams. Visitors will find practice test questions, job listings, financial aid information, and sample tests to download.
Financial Aid Search Through the Web
The financial aid information pages are one of the best collections of free student financial aid information available on the Internet. Search for college scholarships, internships, loan and saving opportunities.
College Search and Financial Aid
College Power Prep
Career Resource Center