College Choice

College Choice

Acton-Boxborough Regional High School College Information page
http://ab.mec.edu/abrhs/counseling/college.shtml

Bigfuture, by the College Board, College Search
https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/college-search
Create a free account and search for colleges based on multiple criteria.

College Navigator
http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator
Search the largest collection of data on US colleges and universities using this U.S. Department of Education database.

Testing & Education Reference Center
Acton residents may search this subscription database by logging in with a valid library card. Choose "College Prep Tools" and then "College Search"

U.S. News & World Report: College rankings http://www.usnews.com/education
A major college ranking organization, U.S. News & World Report provides extensive reviews and rankings of colleges and universities both at undergraduate and graduate levels. These rankings are based on statistics and faculty/administration surveys.

College Financing

FAFSA on the Web
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov 
Federal student aid program information, eligibility, and online FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) forms.

FastWeb
http://www.fastweb.com 
A scholarship matching service with a database of more than 1.5 million scholarships.  Also provides information about careers, internships and financial aid.

FinAid
http://www.finaid.org
A comprehensive look at student financial aid programs, scholarships, loans and college savings plans.

Pay for College (CollegeBoard.com)
https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/pay-for-college contains information on financial aid, loan programs, scholarships, and college financing calculators.