TRIO Programs

Web Resources

  • www.collegegoalsunday.org - At College Goal Sunday students and parents can receive FREE on-site professional assistance to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  Talk to a financial aid professional concerning resources, admission requirements, statewide services and more. 
  • www.firstinthefamily.org - First in the Family is packed with useful resources and heartfelt stories from student who are the first in their families to go to college.  First generation college students are guided through a multitude of issues, from cultural conflicts to academic challenges.
  • www.actstudent.org - The ACT student site provides information on many aspects of college. It  includes information about registering for the ACT, test prep, financial need estimator, and career planning.
  • www.collegeboard.com - The College Board provides all the information about the PSAT and SAT.  The website has an interactive tool called “My Organizer” and the “College MatchMaker” that finds a college that fits your goals.
  • www.educationplanner.org - The Education Planner has a career assessment tool for helping to find a career that best suits you.  You will also find tips on completing college applications and tools to help you decide which college.
  • www.fafsa.ed.gov - The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is usually the first step in seeking financial aid for higher education.  This website will provide complete information for students and parents. 
  • www.federalstudentaid.ed.gov - The Federal Student Aid (FSA) programs through the Department of Education are the largest source of student aid in America.  These programs offer grants, loans, and work-study assistance.   
  • www.csocollegecenter.org - The Center for Student Opportunity targets first generation and low income students.  The website includes an “ask the expert” section where students and parents can ask questions online. 
  • www.collegeispossible.org - A website which offers “Paying for College”, an overview of federal grants and loans, tax benefits for college students and other federal, state and institutional programs.  A list a recommended websites, books and brochures from College is Possible is provided.
  • www.studentaid.ed.gov - The Student Guide is available in English and Spanish.  It is a comprehensive resource on student financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education
  • www.fastweb.com - This is a FREE service from Monster.com.  It allows the user to search over 1.3 million scholarships.