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    FINANCIAL AID INTERNET SITES

    While most college planning sites on the Internet provide a combination of services, including financial aid and scholarship searches, the sites listed below deal with the financial concerns of going to college.

     

    New Jersey Higher Education Assistance Authority

    HESAA, the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority, is the only New Jersey state agency with the sole mission of providing students and families with financial and informational resources for students to pursue their education beyond high school.

     

    FAFSFA

    This is the home site for all your needs concerning the Free Application for Federal Student Assistance form (FAFSA).  This is where you can apply online during senior year for state, federal and college need-based aid.  The required college codes are also listed here.

     

    CollegeBoard

    This is part of the College Board Online site and allows the user to file the Profile financial aid form to supplement the FAFSA.  This should be done only if the college or organization specifically requires the Profile.  Unlike the FAFSA, there is a charge for filing the Profile.

     

    fastweb

    One of the best free scholarship searches available on the web.  Users can establish an electronic mailbox for future scholarship news, apply to college online or use the college directory.

     

    finaid

    This organization posts information on scholarship scams as well as provides a scholarship search.  Users can also subscribe to a free newsletter.  A loan calculator and loan comparison chart are also available. Parents can turn to the special section designed with their questions/concerns in mind.  You will also find scholarships for minority students.

     

    Collegexpress

    This is a free scholarship search site which helps to connect students with the right schools.

     

    eStudentLoan

    eStudentLoan provides resources to help you understand everything you need to know about student loans for college.  Explore this site, and when you are ready, find a loan that’s right for you.

     

    Sallie Mae

    Private student loan site.

     

    Free-4U.com

    This scholarship search site features financial opportunities for athletes, minorities, ethnic groups, religions and other special categories.

     

    RaiseMe

    Find micro-scholarships from colleges.

     

    Local Awards Application and Additional Scholarship Search Websites