Your Guide To The College Search Process By: MOgga, Jaza, Gerardo, Raquel

Whether you're searching for the right college or figuring out how to pay for college, the college search process can be long and difficult, but with the right tools, guidance and motivation you can step on the right path towards the perfect college for you!

These are the many few College search websites that will help any undergraduate or student find a college that matches there preference and expectations.With a sleek interface not only do the websites look nice but also offer an easy search process allowing anyone to use it.

Things To Consider In A College
  • College Summer Programs
  • Summer programs include public speaking camps, summer college admissions prep programs, science camps, summer acting camp, creative writing camp, computers camps, video productions camps, etc.
  • Some schools around the U.S. offered many programs:
  • Precollege Summer Programs
  • SAT prep, college application essay writing
  • Practice speaking
  • Summer acting camps
  • Summer acting programs
  • Academic summer programs

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  • College Visits
  • College visits offers the college bound student a first hand look at colleges and Universities thougout the United States.
  • College visits tours cover all aspects of college life. -- Tour can be small, medium and large schools, rural and urban, public and private schools.
  • Tours cover almost every region of the U.S.
  • Information about Financial Aid is also included.
  • The choice of a college or University is an important one and college visits works very hard to see that the participants make the most informed decision posible.
  • Tips for effective College Visit:
  • 1.-Start planning early
  • 2.- Visit campuses while on vacation
  • 3.- Take virtual tours
  • 4.-Talk to students on campus
  • 5.- Explore academic departments
  • 6.-Visit a dinning hall or student center
  • 7.-Ask about campus safety
  • 8.-Get financial aid infromation
  • 9.-Pick up a student newspaper
  • 10.-Document your visit

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  • Waiver Forms
  • To make a request to the court to waive your teesin superior court, always complete the Request to Waive court Fees (form FW-001).
  • If your quality, the court will waive all or part of its Fees for the following.
  • Filling papers in superior court
  • Making and certifying copies
  • Sheriffis fee to give notice
  • Court fee for telephone hearing
  • Giving notice and certificates
  • Sending papers to another count department
  • You may ask the court to waive other counts fees during your case in superior court as well

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  • Academic Programs
  • You will get to experience life on a college campus, explore new and exciting fields you may want to pursue as for college mayors
  • There are colleges that offered those types of programs like:
  • American Collegrate Adventures
  • Summer Programs for Diversity
  • Summer Academy for Math & Science
  • Concordia Language Villages
  • National Youth Science Camp
  • Keep in mind that, if you do not like any of the programs listed, there is no need to worry. There are hundreds of summer programs offered each year at colleges all over the country. No matter where you live or what your interests are, chances are that there is a program offered at a college neary you.
Financial Aid

What Is Financial Aid?

Financial Aid is money given to you from the government and/or other organizations that you use to help pay for college classes and materials.

Types of Financial Aid

Grants: Grants are given by the federal and state government and from college you have been accepted too and they do not have to be paid back. Most grants are need based, which means they are usually given based on you or your family’s financial circumstances.

Scholarships: Scholarships are given from governments, colleges and private or private organizations. Scholarships can be awarded for just about anything which includes academic or athletic ability, interest in a certain subject, membership within a club or activity and volunteer work. Scholarships do not need to be payed back.

Loans: A loan is money given to you by the federal government, banks, federal credit unions and various types of lenders that must be repaid, this includes interest amount. Loan amount is given based on your family's annual income and the school that you attend.

Work Study: Money received from work study is given to you by the federal government and your college in return for work that you do on campus. Work study is basically a on campus job. You do not need to pay this money back because you worked for it!

Who Is Eligible For Financial Aid?

Almost Everybody is eligible for financial aid. To be eligible for financial aid you must be a citizen of the United States and you must be enrolled in school. Financial aid such as grants, loans and work study are given based on the family’s circumstances. Scholarships can also be based on the family’s financial circumstances but can also be received based on academic, non-academic and athletic success. Not everybody will receive financial aid.

How To Apply For Financial Aid

You can apply for most forms of federal, state, and institutional aid by submitting your FAFSA each year online at fafsa.ed.gov. By submitting you application in early your are eligible for a better chance of receiving more funds.

What is the FAFSA?

FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid

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