Financial Aid Resources 

Office of Higher Education Student Financial Aid Page - www.ctohe.org/SFA
-Explains State and Federal programs 


Federal Student Aid on the Web - www.StudentAid.ed.gov 
-Information from the U.S. Department of Education on planning, preparing and paying for postsecondary education


Financial Aid Information Page - www.FinAid.org
-Click on $Scholarships to access a wide selection of search databases. Click on Calculators for tools to determine college costs, saving goals, and how much financial aid you may need

FastWeb - www.fastweb.com
-A highly popular, customized financial aid search site


EFC Calculator - www.finaid.org/calculators/finaidestimate.phtml
-Use this tool to estimate your Expected Family Contribution 


College Board - www.collegeboard.org
-Information on the SAT and other testing, college planning


College Navigator - www.nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator
-Search College programs by field, location, cost and length


Federal Trade Commision - www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0082-scholarships-and-financial-aid-scams
-Information on scholarship scams and how to avoid them

College ScoreCardwww.collegescorecard.ed.gov
-The College ScoreCard is an online tool, created by the United States government, for consumers to compare the cost and value of higher education institutions in the United States. It displays data in five areas: cost, graduation rate, employment rate, average amount borrowed, and loan default rate

FAFSA: The Free Application for Federal Student Aidhttps://fafsa.ed.gov/
-The office of Federal Student Aid provides grants, loans, and work-study funds for college or career school

CSS / Financial Aid PROFILE®https://student.collegeboard.org/css-financial-aid-profile
-Some colleges require families to submit additional financial information