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Helpful Websites


Financial Aid & Debt Management


Other Resources

College and University Home Pages
This one lists alphabetically nearly every college and university web site in the entire world. Sometimes the addresses are slightly outdated, but they usually direct themselves to the new location.

Princeton Review
There's a college search function and also links to the Princeton Review book Best 311 Colleges (a highly subjective but useful guide). Lots of other good stuff too — information about the SAT and financial aid, etc.

Information on the college admission process, planning tools, rotating highlights of specific colleges, lots of helpful hints on planning for college

Finance Authority of Maine
How-to information for applying for financial aid, special loan programs, scholarship information and lots of great resources on paying for college

Search for study abroad programs around the world. Research and compare programs sponsored by different universities, costs, financial aid, etc.

The College Board
Famous for the PSAT, SAT and the Advanced Placement Program, The College Board is on the Web with an "SAT Question of the Day," online SAT registration, and information about the CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE. Also provided is up-to-the-minute information on test dates and scoring information.

Higher Education Information Center
Provides academic, financial assistance, and career information to Massachusetts residents of all ages and backgrounds. Use Internet directories and search services to find similar centers in your area.

Provides a searchable database of more than 400,000 scholarships.

FinAid: The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid
This is a comprehensive free resource for financial assistance.

Mapping Your Future
Packed with information to help you plan your career, select a college or university, and pay for your education.

TRIO Programs U.S. Department of Education's Office of Postsecondary Education
Helping students set and meet challenging postsecondary educational goals, and promoting excellence in postsecondary education, this site is home to the FAFSA form and the "Student Guide to Financial Aid."

Maine Educational Opportunity Association New England Educational Opportunity Association