Financial Resources

Below are some other resources that may be helpful when researching how to pay for college.


The SMARTTRACK® College Funding High School Initiative

Provides our families with free resources to help you plan ahead and pay less for college. Click here on the above link to create your complimentary account. 


Please click on the link above to find a listing of scholarships that we have collected. Please contact us if you know of a scholarship that is not on our list. 


Federal Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

In order to be eligible for need based federal aid you must complete this form.


FAFSA4caster can help you determine if you will be eligible for federal aid.


CSS Profile

Many colleges also require you to complete the CSS profile in order to receive non-government aid such as institutional aid.

Massachusetts Education Financing Authority (MEFA)

MEFA is an organization committed to making college more accessible and affordable. It helps families plan, save and pay for college.


College Affordability and Transparency Center
The U.S. Department of Education provides information about how much it costs students to attend different colleges, how fast those costs are going up, and information related to why costs are going up.

FinAid! The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid

FinAid is a helpful website that provides useful information about financial aid, scholarships, loans, online calculators and other tools.

eduPass: The SmartStudent Guide to studying in the USA

This site presents a wealth of information about financial aid for international students.

College Navigator
College Navigator is a website hosted by the US Department of Education. You can find the tuition and fees and other costs for colleges. They also have the phone numbers and websites for the financial aid offices of the schools that you are considering.

Search for scholarships with Fastweb’s free scholarship matching service, get student financial aid and find money to pay for college at this website.

College Answer
The College Answer website is hosted by Sallie Mae that has information on paying, planning and saving for college. Sallie Mae is has been in the education loan business for over twenty years.
This website provides scholarship resources for students.

College Scholarships
The website College Scholarships allows you to create a personal profile. They use your information to match with scholarships from their large database of scholarships. They also send a letter with your personal information to the sponsoring scholarships.

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