College Planning Resources
Daily Practice SAT from the College Board- Apple Store / Google Play
Practice with the question of the day or access an archive of previous questions organized by difficulty level. The app will also track stats so you can see your improvement over time.
SAT Vocab by MindSnacks- Apple Store
Rated by Apple as one of the best educational apps of 2011, MindSnacks is a free app for iOS devices featuring 9 addictive games designed to build essential SAT, PSAT & GRE vocabulary.
- FAFSA- Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid in order to be eligible for student aid.
- College Savings Calculator- Use this handy calculator to determine how much you could or should be saving to meet college expenses, and how to maximize your savings efforts.
- FedMoney- FedMoney.org is the most comprehensive free full-text online resource on all U.S. government grants and student financial aid programs.
- College Scholarships- Browse scholarships using several criteria including sports, minority, subject or by state. No registration required.
Scholarships Fellowships and Loans by Gale (ebook)- Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.
Peterson's How to Get Money for College- A directory of billions of dollars in financial aid includes federal grants, work-study programs, gift aid, and athletic awards, all available from more than 2,100 four-year colleges, as well as an overview of the financial-aid process, indexes and state-by-state listings of public scholarships and grants.
The Student Athlete's Guide to Getting Recruited by Stewart Brown- This book addresses how to get recruited by top colleges and universities and also how to excel academically in both high school and college to ensure a successful career as a student-athlete. Offering insider information, this guidebook for getting scholarship money also provides tips for understanding the complicated NCAA recruiting rules, information on what colleges really want from athletes in their programs, and the transition from high school to college athletics.
Getting Financial Aid by The College Board- Describes the financial aid opportunities at over three thousand two- and four-year colleges, universities, and technical schools, accompanied by a planning calendar, worksheets, itemized charts, and cost-saving tips.
The Ultimate Scholarship Book by Kelly Tanabe- Information on thousands of scholarships, grants, and prizes indexed by career goal, major, academics, public service, talent, athletics, religion, ethnicity, and more. Includes information on how to complete the application process, including eligibility requirements, how to obtain an application, how to get more information about each award, sponsor website listings, award amounts, and key deadlines.
Scholarship Handbook by College Board Staff- Scholarships, grants, internships, and loans for undergraduate and graduate students.