College Planning


This section provides parents with information that will help them with the college planning process.

Helping Gifted Children and Families Prepare for College: A Handbook Designed to Assist Economically Disadvantaged and First-Generation College Attendees cholarship Information
Step-by-step guide to the activities and timelines that are needed in order to apply for college and financial aid.

Read more:
http://www.gifted.uconn.edu/nrcgt/reports/rm93201/rm93201.html


EDFUND'S Online Money Management Library
EDFUND’s Online Money Management Library is a series of streaming video sessions designed to enhance your money management skills. Click here to view videos.

Read more:
http://www.edfund.org/schools/schools.cfm?edfpage=/real/sv_intro.html

Plan for College
http://www.collegeboard.com/parents/plan/0,,703-0-0-0,00.html
Help your child make smart choices now to start on an education and career track that are a match for your child's skills and preferences. Learn about all the options -- and how your child can achieve them.

How Can I Help My Gifted Child Plan for College?
http://www.kidsource.com/kidsource/content2/Help_My_gifted_child.html
Children who are "gifted" demonstrate a high performance capability in intellectual, creative, or artistic areas, leadership ability, or specific academic fields. This brochure discusses early steps parents and their gifted children can take to prepare for college and to ensure that the college experience is positive.

Student Aid on the Web
http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/parents.jsp
How to help your child prepare for education beyond high school

AdventuresinEducation
http://www.adventuresineducation.org/
The premier source of college and career planning information.

National Association of School Financial Aid Administrators
http://www.nasfaa.org/ParentsStudents.asp?Tab=ParentsStudents
The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) is an association of 3,000 colleges, universities, career schools, and others with an interest in the effective administration of student financial aid. The Association does not provide financial aid to students; please contact the financial aid administrator at the college of your choice for specific details on available financial aid opportunities. However, with this Web Site NASFAA provides information on the financial aid process and directs you to some of the more important and helpful financial aid guidance on the Web. We hope you find this information useful.

 

 
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