Helpful Links

Here are some good links to help you get started in the college admissions process:

College Search

  • Fin Aid – General financial aid information
  • *College Board – SAT information and general college information
  • Petersons – College, test prep and financial aid information
  • SRN Express – Scholarship search site
  • Wired Scholar – College planning site
  • Scholarship – Scholarship search and financial aid information
  • FAFSA – Fill out the FAFSA online
  • PIN – Register for and retrieve your Department of Education PIN number
  • GI Bill – Veteran and military education information
  • GMSP – Minority scholarships from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • CHCI – Information for Hispanic Students
  • Hispanic Fund – Scholarships for Hispanic Students
  • *CFNC – North Carolina Scholarship, grant, and loan information
  • Frech Info – Detailed information about all aspects of financial aid
  • *Fast Web – Scholarship and college search site
  • IEFA – Financial Aid information for study abroad
  • College Net – College and financial aid information; good scholarship search
  • Student Aid – Information on federal programs
  • NASFAA – Information on federal tax benefits (Hope & Lifetime tax credit)
  • *ACT – ACT information and general college information
  • Scholarship Plus – Charlotte-Mecklenburg Online Scholarship Guide


Standardized Testing/Test Prep

Minority Resources

Student Athletes

Disabilities and Learning Differences

Other Resources

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Boarding Schools and Private Schools


Disabilities and Learning Differences

More Valuable Links:

Links to College Websites