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Exploring your options

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Know How 2 Gonew
www.knowhow2go.org/
Whether you are in middle school or in high school, you can learn the four steps for going to college: be a pain, push yourself, find the right fit, and put some cash in your hands.
The College Board Exploring Options
http://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/
Want to get inspired to dream about going to college? Download Going Right On, an interactive program designed to encourage students to start thinking about going to college.
College is Possible
http://www.collegepossible.org
Thinking about college? You probably have a lot of questions: How does the application process work? What sort of college is right for me? How much will college cost?
Oregon GEAR UP
http://gearup.ous.edu/students
Explore your college options including the benefits of going to college, what you need to do NOW to get ready for college, choosing the college that is right for you, and how to pay for college.This site can also be translated into Spanish
Education Planning
http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ope/plan.html
Through the U.S. Department of Education, the Office of Postsecondary Education provides a guide to eduation planning
Federal Student Aid on the Web
http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/index.jsp
Follow this easy road to education beyond high school.

Applying for College

Common Application–
https://www.commonapp.org/CommonApp/default.aspx
The Common Application is the recommended form of 241 selective colleges and universities for admission to their undergraduate programs. Many of these institutions use the form exclusively. All give equal consideration to the Common Application and the college’s own form.
OSAC Scholarship Application–
www.OregonStudentAid.gov/apply-here.aspx
Apply for more than $15 million in private scholarships distributed each year through the Oregon Student Access Commission (OSAC). The OSAC Scholarship Application, covers more than 400 different scholarship programs for Oregonians, some Southwest Washington residents and residents of Siskiyou County, California, is also available in paper format at area high schools and college financial aid offices.
FAFSA on the web–
www.FAFSA.gov
Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid online. You can also update your FAFSA online.