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Other Financial Aid Links

Americorps

http://www.americorps.gov/
This site provides information about the Americorps and programs through the Corporation of National and Community Service.

College Board

http://collegeboard.org
The College Board website, including the SAT and other scholastic testing.

Connecticut Department of Higher Education

http://www.ctdhe.org
This site provides an overview of major sources of financial aid for Connecticut students, as well as links to state and national sources of student financial aid.

EFC Calculator

http://finaid.org/calculators/finaidestimate.phtml
Use this tool to estimate your Expected Family Contribution.

FAFSA on the Web

http://www.fafsa.ed.gov
This site provides opportunities to complete the FAFSA online, make corrections, or check the status of the FAFSA.

Federal Student Aid Gateway

http://fsa.ed.gov
This site contains information, guidance and tools for federal student assistance from the U.S. Department of Education’s office of Federal Student Aid.

Financial Aid Information Page

http://www.finaid.org
This site provides a free, comprehensive, independent, and objective guide to student financial aid. It also provides links to a variety of scholarship searches.

Federal Trade Commission

http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/microsites/scholarship
This site provides information on scholarship scams and how to avoid them.

Funding Education Beyond High School: The Guide to Federal Student Aid

http://studentaid.ed.gov/students/publications/student_guide/index.html
This site provides yearly publication information about the U.S. Department of Education’s student financial assistance programs. It is the most comprehensive resource on student financial aid.

The Internet Guide to 529 Plans

http://www.savingforcollege.com
This site provides information on the various college savings plans offered by different states.

The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators

http://www.nasfaa.org/
This site provides general financial aid information for students and parents.

National Student Loan Data System

http://nslds.ed.gov
This site maintains a record of the loans a student has borrowed.

Personal Identification Number (PIN) Registration

http://www.pin.ed.gov
Register for a PIN to electronically sign FAFSA, make changes to the FAFSA, submits a Renewal FAFSA, or to access the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS).