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Information on College Preparation
and the Federal Student Aid Programs


See tips on getting ready for college.  Learn about the federal student aid programs as well as other sources of financial aid to help you pay for college or career school. Also, learn about the process for applying for and receiving financial aid. 

Resource

English

Spanish

Booklets and Brochures

College Preparation Checklist

PDF

PDF

Funding Your Education: The Guide to Federal Student Aid

PDF

PDF

Funding Your Education: Audio Highlights

Audio

 Available only in English

Financial Aid for Graduate and Professional Degree Students

PDF

Available only in English

Videos and Images

Financial Aid Process Video

Video

Spanish-captioned video

Financial Aid Process Graphic

Image

Image

Types of Federal Student Aid Video

Video

Spanish-captioned video

Types of Federal Student Aid Graphic

Image

Image

Responsible Borrowing Video

Video

Spanish-captioned video

Budgeting Video

Video

Spanish-captioned video

Myths About Financial Aid Video

Video

Spanish-captioned video

Web Pages and Tools

Checklists for Academic and Financial Preparation

Web Page

Web Page

Scholarship Search

Web Page

Web Page

Fact Sheets

2015-16 Do You Need Money for College? Federal Student Aid at a Glance

PDF

PDF

2014-15 Do You Need Money for College? Federal Student Aid at a Glance

PDF

PDF

Federal Student Aid: Find the Information You Need

PDF

Federal Student Grant Programs

PDF

PDF

TEACH Grant Program

PDF

Federal Student Loan Programs

PDF

PDF

Scholarships for Military Families

PDF

Information for International Students

PDF

Available only in English

How Your Financial Aid Administrator Can Help You

PDF

FAFSA Facts for Students With Drug-related Convictions

PDF

Available only in English

Fact Sheets -¯Early Preparation"

Saving Early = Saving Smart! Watch Your Money Grow With Your Child

PDF

 

Fact Sheets -¯College and Career Preparation"

Why Go to College?

PDF

Choose a Career School Carefully

PDF

Choosing a Career

PDF