ACT - Register for the ACT test; gives practice tests

American Indian College Fund - Provides scholarships and other support of the nation's tribal colleges and universities

American Indian Higher Education Consortium - Provides information and resources for American Indians interested in attending tribal colleges

CFPB - Consumer Financial Protection Bureau official site of the U.S. government


College Portrait - Provides accountability data on institutional performance; sponsored by the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges and by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities

College Scorecard - Provides information about a college's affordability and value so you can make more informed decisions about which college to attend

Degree - Provides a database of every school and program in the U.S. Potential students can search and find the school and degree they are looking for, for free

FastWeb - Registration required; provides searches for colleges, scholarships, jobs, and internships

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - Allows students and parents to fill out the FAFSA with step-by-step instructions

Free Scholarship Search - Provides links to more than 40 free online scholarship search sites - Provides college fair information

Hispanic College Fund, Inc. - Provides links for financial aid; planning for college; scholarships, internships, and professional development

Loan Discount Analyzer - Provides help for calculating how specific lender incentives would actually impact your loan

Mapping Your Future - Provides students and parents with information on financial strategies, career options, and college planning

MASFAP's Show-Me to College events database - Find free workshops and college fairs by county, keyword search, or date range - Registration required; provides a search for scholarships and grants exclusively for the military community

Missouri Connections - Open the door for career awareness and exploration, search and compare colleges, prepare for transition to postsecondary education and the world of work. Students (grades 7-16), parents, guidance counselors, and educators can use the online system at no charge

Missouri Employment Projections, from MERIC - Offers an occupation search tool providing projected future numbers of jobs for all of Missouri or any region within Missouri

Missouri Scholarship and Loan Foundation - Offers scholarships, grants, and loans through Missouri's postsecondary schools

My Scholarship Central - Scholarship Central connects Missouri students and students who live in the St. Louis Metro Illinois counties to financial resources for college.

Nelnet - Provides information for planning and financing education along with planning careers

Sallie Mae - Provides information about student loans

  • College Ahead - This site from Sallie Mae offers college planning tools - Provides links for scholarship searches; college searches; and scholarship providers

St. Louis Graduates - Resources for students and their families navigating the college preparation, access and completion pipeline

The College Board - Provides information for registering and preparing for the SAT


The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid - Provides information on scholarships, loans, military aid, and saving for college - Provides questions and answers for students, parents, teachers, and administrators from the U.S. Department of Education