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College Resources

College Search Websites 

Looking for a place to start your college search? Check out some of these websites!

Big Future - Explore various colleges and complete searches on your profile to find the best match for you

College Affordability Guide - Navigate by state or by subject to learn about which schools are the most affordable, especially for low income students, and which have the best graduation success rates

College Navigator - If you are data driven, check this site out to see the hard numbers about a college

College Results - Find colleges, and compare and contrast them to see which would be best for you

College Week Live - Tune in to various talks and discussions from your favorite colleges

I'm First - Get stories and more from actual students who were the first in their families to go to college

PHEAA - PHEAA's website offers many tools to help you find a career, major, college, and much more

Zinch - A large database of colleges and scholarships

Nursing and Medical Related Careers - Looking to go into the medical field but aren't sure which career is best? Look over this list of 50 nursing/medical related fields to see if anything sparks your interest 

Fair Opportunity Project-  This site offers a a full-fledged guide to the college process, including application and financial aid advice. 

Where Can I Find Scholarships?

There are many different types of scholarships, so be sure to do an in-depth search to find the ones that best fit you.

Check out this website for financial definitions, information, resources, and scholarship links:  The Ultimate Scholarship Guide šŸ˜

Here are some great online scholarship databases to check out:

BHS Scholarship Listing 

Scholarships.com

Fastweb

Unigo

Career One Stop

Big Future

Dollars for College

Dollars for College is an organization that is meant to help students and families be prepared for sending a student off to college. The Dollars for College website has many different resources available for students in all grades of high school, college students, and for parents/caregivers. Below there are links to the toolkits for seniors in both English and Spanish.

Student Financial Planning Toolkit for 12th Grade 

un kit de herramientas de planificación financiera para el estudiante