College Prep Resources
General College Knowledge
Paying for College
Federal Student Aid: Remember that the FAFSA is due every year.
KnowHow2Go Financial Aid: Includes information on loans and stories from people who have been through the process.
EMC2 Navigating Financial Aid (pdf): A complete guide to planning for paying for college.
GradSnapp: Guide to Financial Aid verification.
Picking your Best Fit College and Major
NCAN: Resources for college access.
KnowHow2Go: Overall help with everything related to selecting a college
BigFuture.org: Helps you explore options for your future.
South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities: Twenty independent colleges and universities each with a unique historical, cultural, and in many instances, faith background. Included in the membership are five historically black colleges and universities and two women’s colleges.
First in the Family: Guides students through the key issues - from cultural conflict to academic challenges - facing first-generation students.
Test and Study Support
College Board: SAT prep
ACT Academy: ACT prep
Khan Academy: Get academic help (including courses on taking the SAT)