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  GENERAL COLLEGE INFORMATION    

The 4 Steps to College Know How to Go

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Adventures in Education
College is within your reach. —The future is coming at you fast. Education is the key to success, that’s why it is so important to get a college education. Whether you need help selecting, apply to, or paying for college, AIE can help.

College.gov
A great education can help you achieve your dreams. You can do it, and here's how.

okcollegestart.org

actstudent.org
Students can register to take college entrance exams administered and scored by ACT (the American College Test). The site also has parent resources, test taking strategies, and an event calendar. It also covers what students and parents need to do to prepare for college.  Students may also explore careers and how to prepare for jobs.

petersons.com
This website offers information on how to find the right college. It includes search tips, financial aid options and degree information provides information on colleges and universities in the United States.

okhighered.org
Oklahoma Higher Education website that gives information on Admissions Standards, College Cost, Glossary of College Terms, College Placement, Financial Aid, Education Information Services, as well as other links.

collegeboard.org
This is one of the entry sites for secondary students preparing for college life. This is a one stop for examination, financial aid and selecting the right school information.  Students can also pick up test dates, visit a campus, find out how to file applications online, or search for a school in a database with over 3,000 entries.  
 
collegenet.com
This site contains 1500 customized Internet admissions applications built for college and university programs. When applying to more than one program you save redundant typing since common data automatically travels from form to form.

 

   FINANCIAL AID    

fafsa made easy
Video archive - Free Application for Federal Student Aid

fafsa.ed.gov
This site serves as a guide to applying for a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and provides eligibility requirements and guidelines.

studentaid.ed.gov
This site gives students and parents more information about college and ways to pay for it: preparing, choosing, applying, funding, attending, and repaying.

finaid.org
Students will find a lengthy index of topics that provide assistance, tools, discussion, government and school sources of aid, specific interests and other information.

pin.ed.gov
Students can request a Personal Identification Number, or PIN through this website.  A PIN is the code that you need to: sign your FAFSA electronically; retrieve your renewal FAFSA information over the Internet; and file your renewal FAFSA using the FAFSA on the Web site.

salliemae.com
Sallie Mae provides funds for educational loans, primarily federally guaranteed student loans originated under the Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP) and also offers an array of consumer credit loans, including those for life-long learning.

collegeboard.com
Find the latest information about college costs, scholarships, financial aid applications, education loans, and college financing

 

    SCHOLARSHIPS     

 

microsoft.com/college
Locate scholarships for students who are pursuing studies in computer science and related technical disciplines. Students from across the United States, Canada, and Mexico will be awarded scholarships in recognition of their passion for software, academic excellence, and ability to make a difference in the software industry.

fastweb.com
Find money for college! Search 1.3 million scholarships worth over $3 billion. Get expert tips on financial aid, careers and more! Find your dream school with personalized matching against over 4,000 colleges. Students may also get more information from colleges via a college search.

freschinfo.com/
FreSch!, a free scholarship search site, has a database of over 5,000 organizations and foundations that offer scholarships, representing approximately 450,000 awards.

education.yahoo.com/college
This site provides valuable information about scholarships including what you should know about scholarships, who can get a scholarship, finding scholarships right for you, finding scholarships on the Internet, and how to avoid scholarship scams.

srnexpress.com/schfaq.cfm
Scholarship Resource Network Express contains a database of over 8,000 programs with a distribution level of over 150,000 awards for undergraduate and postgraduate students worth a total of more than $35 million!

collegenet.com/mach25/app
Here you can online applications for colleges and scholarships.

 

   AFRICAN-AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIPS    

 

uncf.org/
Use this site to search through thousands of scholarships and grants, many of which are administered by the United Negro College Fund. You will have access to both UNCF administered scholarships and scholarships administered by other organizations. You can search alphabetically, geographically and by discipline or major.

 

   HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIPS    

 

hsf.net/scholarships.php
This site provides a list of scholarships for Hispanic Americans.

 

   NATIVE AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIPS     

 

collegefund.org
The American Indian College Fund provides scholarships and other support for the nation's 32 tribal colleges and universities.

free-4u.com/native1.htm
The site profiles several grants available to Native American students.  Notes the award amounts and criteria.

okhighered.org/student-center/financial-aid/grants.shtml
The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education administer several scholarships and grants to help pay for college. Be sure to visit this site!

 

   CAREER INFORMATION   

 

bls.gov/oco/
The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. The Handbook is revised every two years.

careers.org
The career resources center lists an index of career related websites.

careermag.com
The Career Magazine is an on-line publication devoted to career issues, job openings, resume postings and employers.

okcareertech.org
The Oklahoma Department of Vocational and Technical Education’s mission is to prepare Oklahomans to succeed in the workplace.  Within this site you will find up-to-date information about various divisions, teacher in-service
And professional development opportunities, instructional materials and products, business and industry contacts and much more.