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Useful Websites

FAFSA- FAFSA The Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  This site from the US Department of Education has everything you need to complete the application online.

Fin Aid- Fin Aid The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid, has information on loans, scholarships, military aid, and other types of financial aid.  Includes a link to FastWeb's free scholarship search (requires registering online).

Go Ask Alice- Go Ask Alice, from Columbia University, is aimed at teens and young adults.  Topics include emotional health, relationships and sexuality, as well as general health and nutrition. 

Grants.gov- Grants.gov is a great place to start looking for federal grant information.  Search grant opportunities by category or agency, or by keyword.  Download application packets, and find advice in their Customer Support area about applying, get answers to commonly asked questions, and find email and phone contact information.

Petersons's- Peterson's allows you to search undergraduate and graduate programs.  College Quest allows you to search by location, major, size, etc.  Best College Picks tries to match colleges to your personal interests and goals.  Other topics include:  Career Ed/Guidance, Distance Learning, Financing Education, IT Channel, Private Schools, Study Abroad, Summer Opportunities, Test Prep, Training and Executive Ed.

Students.gov- Students.gov is an index of government websites of interest to students maintained by the U.S. Department of Education. 

Teen's Health- Teen's Health is a large, easily browsed site that covers both mind and body health, including topics such as "Food and Fitness", "Drugs and Alcohol", "Sexual Health", "Diseases and Conditions", "Infections", "School and Jobs", and "Staying Safe". 

Teen's Health-En espaņol- Teen's Health is a large, easily browsed site that covers both mind and body health, including topics such as "Food and Fitness", "Drugs and Alcohol", "Sexual Health", "Diseases and Conditions", "Infections", "School and Jobs", and "Staying Safe". 

Test Prep Review- Test Prep Review is a non-profit, educator-developed site that has free sample questions and exams for 40 tests, such as the ACT, ASVAB, COMPASS, GED, GRE, LSAT, MAT, PRAXIS, PSAT and the SAT. 

US News & World Report's-America's Best Colleges- US News & World Reports' annual rankings available online.  Includes rankings for graduate and undergraduate programs.