Getting the Money You Need for College

CCS Financial Aid Profile

In addition the FAFSA, many colleges require that you fill out the CCS/Financial Aid Profile. Click here to fill out your form and submit it online.

College is Possible

This site is addresses concerns about the high cost of paying for a college education. It features links and information on books, web sites, and brochures recommended by admissions and financial aid professionals.

FAFSA or, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Fill out your application form online here and submit it.

Fast Web

Much more than just a scholarship site, this site endeavors to match student backgrounds with scholarship eligibility requirements, and all for free. It has an extensive directory of colleges with admissions, general and financial aid information. You need to create a customized profile in order to begin your financial aid search.

Federal Student Aid on the Web

The largest source of student aid in America, providing nearly 70% of all student financial aid. The three most common types of aid are grants, loans, and work-study.

Funding Your Education

(Financial aid from the US Department of Education) This page explains how to properly fill out the FAFSA form, the purpose of the questions, and also directs you to a link to fill out the form online. Especially useful are the FAQs for answering questions where your answer may be less definite.

New Jersey Colleges, Career Colleges, and Technical Vocational Colleges

This site lists New Jersey colleges and links to their financial aid offices as well as listing their toll free phone numbers and both the admissions and financial aid offices email addresses.

Sallie Mae

Sallie Mae, a subsidiary of USA Education, Inc., has been providing federally guaranteed student loans to students for over a quarter of a century. The site includes a planning section for prospective students, and an account self service feature for borrows, schools, lenders, and guarantors.

Scholarships.com

nother free online college scholarship search service and financial aid resource center. Students must create a detailed personal profile which the site database then matches up with available scholarships from over 600,000 awards, worth over 1.4 billion dollars.

The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid

One of the most comprehensive annotated collections of information about student financial aid on the web. It is one of the first places to start your financial aid search.

Title IV Codes

If your want your application information sent to school that you might attend, you have to enter the federal school codes on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Click here to find the right code for your college choices.