Help in Planning for Your Child's College Education


Links to help you predict college costs, locate additional sources of financial aid and develop a financial plan that can make college possible.

CSALC Saxenmeir Scholarship Form

American Council on Education
Advice on choosing the right college and paying for it.

The College Board
With online registration for the SAT and information on college costs and financial aid calculators.

Sallie Mae
College Aid Sources for Higher Education
Tips for planning for college—and paying for it—and Sallie Mae's free service, College Aid Sources for Higher Education, matching students with scholarships.

Embark.com
Pull-down menus on scholarship and loan information.

Federal Government
Information on loans and tax credits for higher education.

Federal Government Financial Aid Programs
The U.S. Department of Education has major Student Financial Assistance (SFA) Programs in the forms of grants, work study and loans.

Financial Aid
One-stop shopping for information about getting financial aid for college.

Mapping Your Future
Online student loan counseling.

Student Loan Problems
How to avoid college scholarship scams.

Union Plus Scholarships
Union Sponsered Scholarships

AmeriCorps
Earning money for college while serving with AmeriCorps.

529 Plans
Education savings plan operated by a state or educational institution.