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Paying For College

Every Chance, Every Texan -

The Every Chance, Every Texan web site provides Texans with key information to plan and pay for college.  Use our tools and resources to identify potential careers, help sort out the many options to pay for college, plus access information about scholarships, grants and student loans.  Find out about the Texas Tuition Promise Fund and the Texas 529 Plan.

General Resources

www.collegesavings.com -

A site dedicated to helping determine how much you will need to save for college as well as numerous alternative saving approaches.  (College Savings Bank)

www.familyeducation.com  -

This site offers a wide range of advice on financial situations as well as college planning and financing.  In addition, parents can find advice on all the major issues surrounding children and the challenges they face.  (Family Education Network, Inc.)

www.fastweb.com

This is an extensive site containing information on scholarships, college selection  and financial aid advice.  (FastWeb is a Monster Company)

www.finaid.org -

This is another extensive source of financial aid information.  (FinAid is a Monster Company)

http://www.simpletuition.com/ -

This site provides information for comparing student loans.

U.S. News and World Report -

Consumer information about paying for college.

Financial Aid

FAFSA (Federal Application For Free Student Aid) www.fafsa.ed.gov

Get your PIN for the FAFSA @  www.pin.ed.gov

Get estimates of your possible financial aid eligibility:

FAFSA Forecaster  -

U
sing the FAFSA Forecaster, you and your family will receive an early estimate of eligibility for federal student aid.