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Getting Started

Learning Express
Test Prep for ACT, SAT, and more »
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KnowHow2Go - The "4 steps to college," and what you need to do when to prepare.

Occupational Outlook Handbooks


General Info & Finding a School

Campus Tours - Virtual campus tours & basic stats for universities.

College Affordability & Transparency Center - View College Scorecards and find other information on college affordability. Via the U.S. Department of Education.

College Majors 101 - In depth information on many majors, including related career paths and academic requirements. Features video discussion of various majors at specific colleges.

College Navigator - Federal website on the nation's colleges and universities. Using the College Navigator's school search engine, you can scour the country for schools based on the criteria you select and generate side-by-side comparisons.

College Search

Education Portal - Original articles and videos for researching schools, degree programs, careers, and online courses.

Federal Student Aid: Prepare for College - Useful guides and checklists to get ready academically and financially.

Go Higher Kentucky - Addresses planning for college, selecting your school, the application process, and how to pay. Also features a career center and adult education/e-learning information.

Kentucky Colleges and Universities

Kentucky Virtual University

Match College - Search degree programs, housing, financial aid, admissions, athletics, and more to find the right fit for you.

My College Guide - An online magazine for college-bound students; features helpful articles, plus a Q&A forum.

Peterson's Colleges and Universities

Study Abroad Programs

U.S. News and World Report College Rankings - Search within a program or region; you can also get top schools by grad rate, student retention, acceptance rates, student age, financial aid levels, etc. 


Scholarships & Financial Aid

American Dental Education Association - Scholarships, awards, and fellowships for dental hygiene students.

College Scholarships - Features a Scholarship of the Month.

CollegeData Scholarship Finder - Search this database by eligibility requirements.

Community Foundation of Louisville - A searchable database of scholarships for Kentucky and Southern Indiana students.

FastWeb - Database of scholarship information, financial aid tips, discussion forum, and more.

Federal Student Aid - Learn the different types of aid and who qualifies, apply for aid, or calculate loan repayment.

Federal Student Aid Form - Free Application Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Fill out online.  

FinAid - A comprehensive guide to financial aid.

Financial Aid Calculators (College Board)  

Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) - Information on grants, scholarships, and student aid loans.

Paying for College (U.S. News & World Report)   

Questbridge - This non-profit organization offers scholarships to summer college programs as well as all-expense-paid weekend visits to top-ranked colleges.

SallieMae College Answers

Scholarship Scams - Warnings from the Federal Trade Commission.

Society of Women Engineers Scholarships - For women pursuing ABET-accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs in the fields of engineering, engineering technology, and computer science. Applicants complete one application and are considered for all eligible SWE scholarships.

U.S. Department of Education: Financial Aid Resource Publications


Last Updated 6/17/14