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Helpful Links:

College Board Online : Gives you helpful information on financial planning and financial aid, as well as college board test dates.

CollegeNET: Lets you search for colleges by geography, tuition level, enrollment, and other factors.

CollegeView : This site has many features, including: criteria-based searches, virtual campus tours, financial aid answers and resources, school applications, career information, and expert answers, just to name a few.

FinAid-The Financial Aid Information Page : More information on how you can afford college. Linked with fastWeb, a free searchable database, with information on available scholarships, federal student aid programs, financial need calculators, and more.

Higher Education Services Corporation: Find out about both federal and state aid that is available to you, link to other college or lender Web sites, and print a New York State Tap application or change form.

New York’s Private Colleges and Universities: Gives answers to the most frequently asked questions about financial aid and the college search process.

NextStepU : This site includes information on the steps needed to prepare for college as well as information on various colleges.

State University of New York Application: Here you can complete a SUNY application form on-line. You will be guided through the form step by step.

Mapping Your Future: Helps you plan for a career, select a school, and find ways to pay for education.