College Help for Teens

Getting ready to start your journey to college? Look through the links below to get some help choosing a college, preparing for admissions, and securing financial aid.

Financial Aid
FAFSAFAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Teen HH - Fin AidFinAid: the Financial Aid information page - "The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid"
FinAid Minority Students: A direct link to the Financial Aid information pages minority students link
Teen HH - Fast WebFast Web - Search their databases and articles on finding the right college for you, scholarships, and financial aid.
mycollegescholarshiplogoMy College Scholarship - Use this site to help you find and secure scholarships to help you pay for college.
fedstudentaidlogoStudent Guide to Financial Aid - From the Department of Education's Federal Student Aid site helps student's pursue their dream of higher education.
Teen HH - Texas Fin AidTexas Application for State Financial Aid (TAFSA)


Admissions
LEL_Logo_VerticalLearningExpress Library - Get test prep help for college admissions, GED, homework help, and more.
credo logoCREDO - free reference materials including encyclopedias, dictionaries, and more.  ProCon, Topic Pages, and an Interactive Idea Web make this a great homework resource. Includes access to Barron's ACT/SAT/PSAT/ASVAB/GED study guides FREE!
MC GED testingGED or the Texas Certificate of High School Equivalency (TxCHSE)
Midland College offers free classes to help prepare you to take your High School Equivalency exam.
Teen HH - ACT AcademyACT Academy - Get help, tips, and guides to prepare you to take the ACT college entrance exam.
Teen HH - College BoardCollege Board - A walk-through to help you prepare to take the SAT college entrance exam.
Teen HH - Common ApplicationCollege Application Online - Use the online application that allows you to apply to multiple colleges with one application.
Teen HH - Educational Testing ServiceEducational Testing Service - Prepare to get into the college of your choice with practice tests and guides for SAT, ACT, GRE, and more, admissions help, and information on securing financial aid.
Teen HH - Teen InkTeen Ink - College Essays - Read through the articles provided.


Guides
Teen HH - College Affordabiity GuideCollege Affordability Guide - "Find the most affordable colleges and degrees in the USA."
Teen HH - College NavigatorCollege Navigator - Search through colleges and degrees complete with side-by-side comparisons to find the right fit for you.
residentiallogoWorldwide Directory of Residential Colleges - Discover what a residential college is, where to find them, and what might be a good fit for you.
usnewsBest Colleges 2019 - provides nearly 50 different types of numerical rankings and lists to help students narrow their college search. From National Universities and Liberal Arts Colleges to A-Plus Schools for B Students, find the right one for you.
texascollegelogoTexas College Guide - Look through colleges located in Texas through Texas Monthly.


Study Abroad
Teen HH - CIEECIEE: Council on International Educational Exchange - Learn about 60 study abroad programs in 30 host countries for education, work, and volunteer opportunities.
Teen HH - Study AbroadStudy Abroad - Learn about education, work, and volunteer opportunities in 100 countries throughout the world.
Teen HH - Transitions AbroadTransitions Abroad - "The Smart Travel Guide to volunteering, work, living, and study abroad."