College and Financial Planning Websites


Site where students can register for the ACT test.

The College Board:

Site where students can register for the SAT test, as well as search for colleges.

Ohio Board of Regents:

Information on colleges in Ohio as well as scholarships and financial aid is found here.

Peterson’s Online:

A collection of useful information on the College search, financial aid and test prep processes.

College is Possible:

Preparing for, selecting and paying for college is covered here.

Higher Education Access Resources

This online database includes information about programs and publications that help prepare students for college.

College Planning Web Site:

Provides information on college selection, admission, financial aid and scholarships.


A resource for students researching scholarship assistance.

Colleges and Careers:

A resource for students researching scholarship and grant assistance.

Mapping Your Future:

Provides information on planning a career, selecting and paying for school.

National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators:

Learn about financing your education.


Offers online college application information, as well as free financial aid search resources.

Financial Aid for Students - U.S. Department of Education:

Provides college financial planning information.

Sallie Mae:

Planning for college, applying for financial aid and loans is covered here.

The Financial Aid Information Page:

The SmartStudent™ Guide to financial aid.

The Student Guide to Financial Aid / U.S. Department of Education:

This site is a guide to federal aid opportunities from the U.S. Department of Education. To apply for aid from these programs, students must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at or by phone at 866-550-5120.

Colleges that Give the Best Scholarships (PDF)
A 75-page resource to help students learn about the top schools that award merit scholarships, including partial- and full-ride scholarships.

Encourage (previously MyOptions):

A free college planning service, offering assistance to students, parents, high schools, counselors, and teachers nationwide.

College Stats (previously College View):

Provides information on selecting and paying for school, majors, campus life, etc