Here are some web sites with more
on college choice and student financial aid:
The Internet offers a wealth
of information about higher education, although the quantity of
material available can be confusing. If
you do not have access to the World Wide Web at home or at school,
try your public library. ICI's site, www.indianacollegechoices.org,
links to all independent colleges and
universities in Indiana and has lots of other information. Here are
some web sites with more information on
college choice and student financial aid:
The Learn More Resource Center
is a great source of information about planning for a career,
educational options, and financing your
education. An arm of the Indiana Commission for Higher Education,
Learn More provides an information hotline at 1-800-992-2076.
College Navigator On-Line is designed to help college students,
future students, and their parents understand the differences
between colleges and how much it costs to attend college in the
. Users can search for colleges and universities based on location,
program, or degree offerings either alone or in combination
The State Student Aid
Commission of Indiana explains state financial aid programs, answers
Frequently Asked Questions, and provides links
to additional aid sources.
The US Department of Education
sponsors a site about federal aid programs, featuring information
on the latest changes and an online Student
File the Free Application for
Federal Student Aid online.
From a noted financial aid and
college planning author, this is a comprehensive annotated collection
of information about student financial aid.
Explains the Indiana Family
College Savings Plan, created by the General Assembly with significant
tax advantages for those who save for a child’s education.
The American Council on
Education presents links and information on books, web sites, and
brochures recommended by admissions and
financial aid professionals.
A great resource, featuring
scholarship searches and lots of information.
The National Center for
College Costs provides financial aid consulting to families through
school systems. The site includes a
special section for students and parents with tips and insights on
financial aid and college preparation.
General information on the Center's College Costs Estimator service
also is available at the site.
Sponsored by the Indiana Youth
Institute and made possible by a grant from Lilly Endowment Inc.,
this site is a step-by-step guide to
making college a reality for Indiana families. It includes sections
on steps for getting ready for college now, a personal search for
the best college fit, and financial aid resources.
College Answer is an
online resource to help Indiana parents and students plan and pay
for higher education. This site is
sponsored by Sallie Mae, the nation's leading provider of student loans.