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Choosing a College

CollegeQuest - personal organization tool from Peterson's. Includes school descriptions, online applications, financial aid advice, and more.

College Board Online - national association of schools and colleges offering services and programs in the areas of assessment, guidance, admission, placement, financial aid, curriculum, and research.

U.S. News Online - find a college or grad school, see the national rankings, apply online, find a scholarship, and discover what the best jobs are.

CampusTours - provides links to the virtual tours, interactive campus maps, webcams, videos, and campus pictures of hundreds of U.S. colleges and universities.

College is Possible - collection of colleges and universities providing information on preparing for, paying for, and choosing the right college.

College Planning - provides students, families, and education professionals with information on college selection, admission, financial aid, and scholarships.

Financial Aid

College Illinois - allows for prepayment of college tuition and mandatory fees at Illinois public institutions, locking them in at today's rates; administered by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission.

FinAid: The Financial Aid Information Page - comprehensive free resource for student financial aid information on the Web. Free scholarship search, financial aid calculators, glossary, and bibliography.

ExPAN Scholarship Search - find scholarships, loans, internships and other financial aid programs that match your education level, talents, and background.

FASTaiD - provides a scholarship search service and information for students and families.

FastWEB - tailored scholarship search of over 180,000 scholarships, fellowships, loans, and grants, available to students for free.

Financial Aid Resource Center - guide to financial aid and scholarships for college

FreSch! - online free database of scholarships.

Illinois Student Assistance Commission - agency with primary responsibility for student financial aid for Illinois students and their families.

Student Guide - updated yearly from the U.S. Department of Education.

Tuition: Impossible - face college-related financial scenarios. Make wise decisions, and have enough money for tuition and late-night pizza. Includes important financial aid strategies.

Links to Illinois Public Universities and Colleges

Chicago State University

Eastern Illinois University

Elgin Community College

College of DuPage

Illinois State University

Northeastern Illinois University

Northern Illinois University

Southern Illinois University

University of Illinois

University of Illinois at Chicago

University of Illinois at Springfield

Western Illinois University

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