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Helpful Links for Students & Parents

Financial Aid

  • Federal Student Aid – Financial aid information from the federal government to help you pay for education expenses at an eligible college or career school. 
    • Types of Federal Financial Aid video 
  • Register (both student & parent) for a FSA (Federal Student Aid) ID – An FSA ID gives you access to Federal Student Aid’s online systems and can serve as your legal signature on the FAFSA.
  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)is an application a student submits every year that determines qualification for federal aid, including grants, loans, and work-study. The completion of the FAFSA is necessary to be considered for financial aid.
  • Aid from the State Government – Even if you’re not eligible for federal aid, you might be eligible for financial aid from your state.  Contact the State grant agency for more information.
  • Aid from University/College

College Entrance Exams

  • Get information from ACT  – register for ACT, education & career planning, test prep, etc.
  • Get information from Collegeboard – register for SAT, college guidance, test prep, etc.

College Preparation

  • KnowHow2GOdesigned to encourage students to prepare for college.
  • Education Planner – is your one-stop career and college planning website. EducationPlanner provides practical and easy-to-understand advice to help prepare students for the important decisions they will face in the future.
  • OwnYourOwnFuture – explore resources that will help you on your path to college.