College Links for Teens
Thinking about college? Well these links may help searching for colleges, scholarships and applying for financial aid. Click on the title of the webpage to be directed to the website.
SEARCHING: COLLEGES & SCHOLARSHIPS
CollegeBoard is the go to website to begin your college search. There are also resources to help you plan for your college experience, help you through the application process and navigate financial aid. You can also practice and register for the SAT.
Collegenet is another website for college and scholarship searching.
Petersons is another website to search for college. They also have a step by step timeline for the college application process. Petersons also has college essay help and a scholarships search.
Learn about grants, loans and scholarships available to Massachusetts’s residents. Each grant/scholarship etc. has different requirements – please read them carefully to determine if you are eligible. There are also some instances where tuition may be waived. Find out more.
The FAFSA is required to be eligible for federal student loans. Many schools also require this form to be eligible for their own scholarships, grants and work study opportunities.
Check this website out to learn about the loans and aid you are eligible to receive. You can also calculate what your payment will be when you graduate, and manage your loans online.
This website provides virtual tours of over 1000 colleges. It’s a great place to start, especially if the school you want to attend isn’t nearby. Why not take a virtual tour before committing a visit to that school across the country?
The Common Application is used by hundreds of colleges around the country. Save yourself time and energy by filling out one application, instead of five. Please be sure to check the college you are applying to accepts the common application.