Links were last verified in February 2023.

Federal Student Aid resources in English and Spanish on preparing for college or a career, applying for aid, consumer protection, and more, such as: (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)--gateway to Federal aid. --FAFSA Student Aid Estimator--provides estimates of eligibility for federal student aid.

FinAid! The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid -- A highly readable, comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice and tools, including calculators that estimate expected family contributions using FAFSA and PROFILE.

Historically Black Colleges and Universities HBCUPages seeks to provide you with a unique set of Historically Black Colleges and University resources.

Colleges That Change lives -- CTCL is a group of colleges dedicated to the advancement and support of a student-centered college search process that fosters a lifelong love of learning and provides the foundation for a successful and fulfilling life beyond college

National Association of College Admissions Guide to The College Admission Process NACAC has numerous resources on multiple topics such as college fairs and financial aid.

SAT site for SAT, PSAT, AP, and other testing. From this page, you can also link to the Profile, an application form for non-Federal funds; used by many colleges and scholarships.

ACT site for ACT testing and associated products.

FairTest Accredited, 4-Year Colleges & Universities with ACT/SAT-Optional or Test-Free Testing Policies for Fall 2023 Applicants

NCAA Eligibility Center for college bound athletes. -- This page has information for all levels of prospective college athletes and is the gateway to certification to play at Division I and II schools.

Gap Year Programs -- info on Gap Year Fairs and profiles of each Gap Year program and a link to its full website.

National Center for Educational Statistics/Navigator --searchable database of colleges and their statistics. All college statistics start here.

Common Application -- The most widely used application, over 1,000 colleges and universities accept the Common Application.

Formerly Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success; now The Coalition for College -- The Coalition has developed a free platform of online tools for use in applying to colleges.


State Council of Higher Education for Virginia -- Virginia's higher-education system provides a wide range of resources for students and prospective students. This page includes links on topics such as paying for college.