Resources

College Search & Selection Help

https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/ – College Navigator produced by National Center for Education Statistics
www.collegeboard.com
www.cappex.com – Get colleges recruiting you based on your interests
www.collegedata.com – Find your mathematical chances of admission & lots of helpful info on schools
https://www.niche.com/colleges – Search and see where colleges rank
www.unigo.com – View a school from the student’s perspective
www.ratemyprofessors.com – Any guess what this site is about?
http://www.youvisit.com/colleges – Virtual college tours (event virtual reality if you have a VR headset)
https://campustours.com – Virtual College Tours

Standardized Test Preparation

www.collegeboard.org – Sign up for SAT ? of the day (free) and free test prep through Khan Academy
www.carolinacollegeprep.com – Local workshop-based program for SAT prep
www.collegegrant.net/sat-prep-resources/
www.virtualsc.org/testprepservices/ – Free test through Schmoop
www.act.org – Free Test Prep through ACT Academy

Scholarship Search Services

Free Service
www.raise.me
www.fastweb.com
www.scholarships.com
www.studentscholarshipsearch.com
www.cappex.com
www.finaid.org

Financial Aid Form Filing

www.fafsa.gov – File your FAFSA
https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm – Get your FSA ID and password
https://profileonline.collegeboard.com/prf/index.jsp – CSS Profile

Financial Aid Information

www.sccollegeaid.org – SC-specific financial aid info
www.studentaid.ed.gov – Federal financial aid information
www.finaid.org – General financial aid resource

Student Loan Options

https://www.discover.com/student-loans/ – Discover student loans
www.studentaid.gov – Federal direct loans for students and parents

Private Loan Options
www.scstudentloan.org (PAL, teacher loan)

***Typically, you should exhaust federal loan options before investigating others

Resources for Military Families

GI Bill Comparison Tool: https://www.va.gov/gi-bill-comparison-tool
Yellow Ribbon Benefits Chart: https://www.benefits.va.gov/GIBILL/yellow_ribbon/yrp_list_2019.asp
www.gibill.va.gov/benefits/other_programs/dea.html
www.moaa.org
www.aerhq.org/dnn563/home.aspx – Army Emergency Relief
http://va.sc.gov/benefits.html

Affordable Textbooks

www.amazon.com
www.chegg.com

Search for textbooks on these websites by ISBN