College Search and Financial Aid Information

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    The first step to finding the money you need for college: Completing the FAFSA®
     
    The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, aka the FAFSA®, is the single most important thing your students can do to get money to help pay for college. It’s the only way they can apply for federal or state financial aid. The FAFSA® will determine their eligibility for grants, scholarships, work-study programs, and federal student loans.
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    The first step to finding the money you need for college: Completing the FAFSA®
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    Join our experts for a discussion on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®). We’ll share helpful tips and information to help you complete your FAFSA® and find the money you need to pay for college.
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    Below are a variety of links and descriptions of resources to navigate the college and financial aid process: 

    www.princetonreview.com: college, career and financial aid information

    www.collegeview.com: information on colleges and universities, careers and majors

    www.petersons.com: college planning, test preparation, financial tips for tuition payments, and scholarship info

    www.schoolguides.com: scholarships, 2-4 year colleges, business and nursing schools and military programs

    www.pheaa.org: assists students in career planning, search for schools and apply to schools

    www.wellsfargo.com/collegesteps.com: college planning information and $100,000 in tuition prizes

    www.collegeboard.org: SAT registration, practice tests and college search

    www.affordablecollegesonline.org: information on nonprofit online universities

    www.fastweb.com: college, career and scholarship search engine

    www.scholarships.com: scholarship search engine

    www.studentaid.gov: official site for federal student aid

    www.pheaa.org/college-planning/student-aid-guide: links directly to the Pennsylvania Student Aid Guide

    https://lendedu.com/blog/text-in-hotline: lend.edu financial aid hotline

    www.collegeparents.org: excellent site for parents of college-bound students

    UniversityHQ: search Pennsylvania colleges for Associates, Bachelors and Masters Degrees