General Websites

ACT, Inc . The website for information on the ACT, including registration, test dates, etc.

Campus Tours:Virtual College Tour. Virtual tours with still pictures and descriptions, webcams, campus maps, and videos of hundreds of colleges throughout the United States.  Provides a first look at colleges.

The College Board . A complete site, with college and scholarship searches, information about the SAT and SAT Subject Tests, and other material pertaining to the college search and application process.

U.S Department of Education .  The federal government’s website is easy to use and an excellent source of information on financial aid. . Virtual tours of colleges. Useful for its 360-degree views of dorm rooms and other buildings.

Financial Aid Websites

FAFSA on the web .  The website for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  This form must be submitted in the senior year (after January 1) for families applying for need-based aid.  Students may complete it electronically at this site.

Student: Financial Aid from US Department of Education .  The Student Guide is a comprehensive resource on student financial aid from the Department of Education.  Grants, loans, and work-study programs are the three major forms of aid.

FastWeb . Extensive information on merit- and need-based scholarships and aid.

FinAid .  Good site for information about types of financial aid and applying for financial aid.