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Important Websites

Web sites (updated 10/03/2019)

1) www.AtlanticSharks.com

Learn everything you wanted to know about Atlantic High School: services, departments, scholarship information, etc. Under Guidance – financial aid, helpful website list, scholarship bulletin posted online.

2) www.vcsedu.org (Volusia County Schools website)

Parents can monitor student academic performance and attendance via the Parent Portal located under the For Parents link.

3) www.college-scholarships.com

an online directory of college and university admissions office email addresses and telephone numbers, college scholarship and financial aid office email addresses, and links to the home pages and online applications of more than a thousand colleges and universities.

4) www.collegenet.com/mach25/

According to Knowledge TV this is the best Web site for college scholarship

searches with over 600,000 awards.

5) http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/cool/

College Navigator - Maintained by the U.S. Dept. of Education. A free information site where students can access information about more than 6,000 institutions by geographic region, type of institution, instructional program, name of institution or by number of students.

6) www.studentaid.ed.gov

A comprehensive, up-to-date site that provides on-line information regarding the FAFSA form, on-line publications, the Federal (Title IV) School Code List, electronic versions of the student aid application, and searchable databases.

7) Fafsa.ed.gov

Complete your free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on line.

8) http://www.finaid.ucsb.edu/FAFSASimplification/step1.html

7 Easy steps to the FAFSA guide and tutorial

9) Fastweb.com

Provides high school students/parents with free tools to locate and apply for college scholarships, loans, and savings opportunities, and to successfully transition from high school to college.

10) http://www.ncaa.org/

The National Collegiate Athletic Association is the organization that determines/

certifies athletic eligibility for high school students who wish to participate in an

athletic program at a Division I or II school.

11) www.Quintcareers.com

A free resource for graduating seniors and college bound students: hot resources, career tool kit, find a job, pursue an education, and get a new resume.

12) www.collegeanswer.com

A free online scholarship service from Sallie Mae that allows quick and easy access to information on scholarships, grants, and other types of “free money” for college.

13) Test sites

SAT = www.collegeboard.com AHS CEEB Code 101443

ACT = www.act.org

14) www.gocollege.com

offers free SAT and ACT practice tests. Don’t worry, GoCollege will interrupt a test for you if you don’t want to take it all in one sitting.

15) www.number2.com

free SAT practice test. Questions become harder as you progress through the test. If you get an answer wrong, the site will tell you why. The site will also prep you on strategies for each section of the SAT and help you build your vocabulary.

16) www.onestops.com

One-Stop Career System of services site will help students with all of their employment needs. It provides access to hundreds of job listings. It also has available workshops under calendar of events. These workshops can help students to prepare for the needs and expectations of local businesses – resume writing, interviewing skills, secrets to filling out a job application, and business etiquette. All services provided are free of charge.

17) www.SchoolSoup.com

A free private scholarship database ($32 billion in awards), which is available to the general public for free. Future services: College test prep center, career assessment/job placement center

18) http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/SSFAD/home/uamain.htm

Click on the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program icon for detailed information regarding the scholarship program. Brochures are available for printing. Toll free # 1-888-827-2004

19) www.flvc.org

Formerly facts.org

Explore career/academic options, access HS transcripts, evaluate courses

for graduation, college, career readiness, and Florida Bright Futures,

search college/university profiles and degrees, and much more.

20) http://studentaid.ed.gov/types

The U.S. Department of Education awards about $150 billion a year in

grants, work-study funds, and low-interest loans to more than 14 million

students. Federal student aid covers such expenses as tuition and fees,

room and board, books and supplies, and transportation. Aid also can

help pay for other related expenses, such as a computer and dependent

care.

21) http://www.shopsleuth.com/resources/scholarship-guide

Scholarship info re: General Scholarship Search Resources, Special

Circumstance Scholarships, Scholarships Based on Field of Study, and

Other Specialized Scholarships

22) http://www.bestcolleges.com/financial-aid/minority-students/

In an effort to make higher education more accessible to these groups,

hundreds of public and private organizations offer specialized minority

student scholarships and aid programs. If you are a student with minority

status, it’s worth your while to see what’s available.

23) https://www.floridashines.org

offers a series of assessments about interests and skills,, catalog of careers with easy-to-understand job descriptions, online planner to create a personal path for education, information about colleges and financial aid, and online tools to create resume and search for jobs.

24) tuitionfundingsources.com

Provides free access to one of the largest scholarship databases, including information on financial aid programs and career assessment tools. 25) CollegeCovered com

A premier resource to help plan for college. This helpful FREE resource features

compelling multimedia editorial, insider tips and interactive tools on the college planning

process.