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The FAFSA, officially known as the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is the form that families fill out to apply for federal grants, loans, and work-study funds for college students. It is administered by the U.S. Department of Education, which provides more than $150 billion in student aid each year.

LRA School Profile – Students will need to send the LRA Profile along with each college application.

The Common Application (informally known as the Common App) is an undergraduate college admission application that applicants may use to apply to any of nearly 700 member colleges and universities in 48 states and the District of Columbia, as well as in Canada, China, and many European countries.

On ApplyTexas you can accomplish a multitude of tasks including: Apply for admission to any Texas public university, as well as to participating community and private colleges. Apply for undergraduate, international and graduate admission. Copy a submitted application to another institution. Youtube essay writing helps

The College Board is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization that connects students to college success and opportunity. Founded in 1900, the College Board was created to expand access to higher education. Students can practice for and find their scores from all SAT testing.

The ACT test is a curriculum-based education and career planning tool for high school students that assesses the mastery of college readiness standards. The ACT multiple-choice tests are based on what you’re learning. The ACT is not an aptitude or an IQ test. The test questions on the ACT are directly related to what you have learned in your high school courses in English, mathematics, reading, and science.

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SAT Subject Tests

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The CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE (often written as CSS PROFILE), short for the College Scholarship Service Profile, is an application distributed by the College Board in the United States allowing college students to apply for financial aid.

At FinAid, students can find undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships to help pay for their education. Unlike student loans, scholarships and fellowships do not have to be repaid. Hundreds of thousands of scholarships and fellowships from several thousand sponsors are awarded each year.

The National Center for Fair & Open Testing, also known as FairTest, is an American educational organization that addresses issues related to fairness and accuracy in student test taking and scoring.

Gap year resources, including a list of accredited programs, provided by the American Gap Association.

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Unigo is a good source for information about colleges from students who actually attend them.