Online Resouces

Resources to help pay for college

Online guides to help can be found here.

Financial Aid A-Z

Learn how to pay for college by clicking here.

PSAT 8/9 INFORMATION

The PSAT™ 8/9 Student Guide is now available. Your students can use it to:

  • Find general information about the PSAT 8/9, including what to bring on test day.
  • Get test-taking advice and tips.
  • Try sample questions to familiarize them with the test.

POST SECONDARY PLANNING

Financial Aid Presentation

Naviance College Planning Presentation

Guide to paying for college

Naviance College Application Process

2017-2018 Senior Parent Night Presentation

Logon Information

Need help filling out the FAFSA? Check out Naugatuck Valley's College Goal Sundays for help!


GUIDE TO CONNECTICUT ONLINE COLLEGES

http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/onlinecolleges/connecticut/


GUIDE TO ONLINE COLLEGES OUTSIDE CONNECTICUT

http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/best-colleges-online/


FAFSA INFORMATION

7 Needs Before Filing: http://blog.ed.gov/2015/12/7-things-before-fafsa/

7 Filing Steps: http://blog.ed.gov/2015/12/7-steps-filing-out-fafsa/

11 Common Mistakes: http://blog.ed.gov/2016/01/11-common-fafsa-mistakes/

Life Planning Flyer- Nov.10th, Fairfield Warde High School

Student Loan Information: https://studentloans.net/private-student-loans/


FREE ONLINE COLLEGE FAIRS AND FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOPS!

MEET HUNDREDS OF COLLEGE ADMISSION COUNSELORS, VIDEO CHAT WITH STUDENTS ON 75+ CAMPUSES, DISCOVER NEW WAYS TO PAY FOR COLLEGE.

VISIT http://www.collegeweeklive.com/ TO SIGN UP FOR THE EVENTS.

THE WORKSHOPS CAN BE ATTENDED ON A SCHOOL OR HOME COMPUTER.

Cyber Security Careers

http://www.cyberdegrees.org/listings/bachelors-degrees/

http://www.cyberdegrees.org/listings/bachelors-degrees-online/

Tons of in-depth resources, including complete guides to industry resources, free online courses, and career paths:

http://www.cyberdegrees.org/resources/the-big-list/

http://www.cyberdegrees.org/resources/free-online-courses/

Connecticut Mentor - Your online source for information and applications for Connecticut's Colleges and Universities

Occupational Outlook Handbook - The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to inpiduals making decisions about their future work lives. The Handbook is revised every two years.

Occupational Information Network - The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) is a database of occupational requirements and worker attributes. It describes occupations in terms of the skills and knowledge required, how the work is performed, and typical work settings.

Career InfoNet - CareerOneStop is a U.S. Department of Labor-sponsored Web site that offers career resources and workforce information to job seekers, students, businesses, and workforce professionals to foster talent development in a global economy.

CollegeBoard - Register for SATs, search for colleges, get test dates, apply to colleges and lots more. There is also a special section for PARENTS.

CollegeNet Mach25 - Database contains over 600,000 awards totaling over 1.6 billion

College View - By combining an extensive database of two- and four-year colleges with engaging multimedia "tours," CollegeView gives students and parents a general overview of a college, plus a direct e-mail option for requesting additional information. This site also includes Career Center information, electronic applications and financial aid information. Very comprehensive site!

College and University Rankings

Kaplan's Guide - You'll find a full complement of information on standardized tests, as well as details on Kaplan's prep courses.

Peterson's Guide - Peterson's college database is available on this Home Page, as is other educational and career information.

ETS Net - ETS is the Educational Testing Service, the very people who prepare the SAT. The site offers a virtual store where you can buy books and software to study for the tests, and an online magazine by and for high school students.

Office of Post-secondary Education - Established by a branch of the federal government's Department of Education, this site offers information on financial aid, the FAFSA form, and college codes.

FinAid (The Financial Aid Information Page) - Sponsored by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, this page provides links to hundreds of sources of information about student finacial aid, including FastWeb, a searchable database of more than 180,000 private-sector scholarships, fellowships, grants and loans.

CollegeXpress - Search colleges by state, major, and a host of other factors. Take a virtual tour of some colleges and ask their "experts" questions about the college admissions process.

Princeton Review - You may search The Priceton Review's site by the school's name,region, state, size and cost. PR also provides you with their rating of hundreds of colleges. Apply online and complete a career inventory.

National Association for College Admission Counseling (College Fairs) - This is where college admission professionals, including high school college counselors, go to interact with peers. The dates and locations of the NACAC National College Fairs can be located at this site. Feel free to lurk but, as of now, this site is only for professionals.

US News and World Reports-College Ranking Online - You may find it interesting to see how US News ranks colleges in America. Just keeps in mind that "best" for one student may not be for another so the information you gain here should be only one of the many factors that play a role in deciding where to apply.

FastWeb - FastWeb, the Internet's leading scholarship search service, helps students make the decisions that shape their lives: choosing a college, paying for college, and finding jobs and internships.

FastAid - The world's largest and oldest Private-Sector Scholarships, Graduate Scholarships, Worldwide Scholarships, Fellowships, Grants and Free Undergraduate College Scholarship database. 30+ years of College Scholarship Research, Scholarships Constantly updated.

GoCollege - GoCollege.com offers helpful information for current and soon to be college students.

Scholarship Help - The goal of this website is to educate students about scholarship access and the necessary requirements for achieving maximum financial aid. In addition, we provide our information free of charge to help students.

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