Ivy League, State U, in-state, out-of-state, SAT, ACT, SAT II, Scholarships, Loans, Grants, Work Study: These are things to start thinking about now if you are in high school and planning to go to college! You and your parents can use the resources on this page to start the process of choosing the best school for you and to explore ways to finance your college education.
Books for Adults
The All-In-One College Guide
by Nemko, Marty
Tips on picking the best school for you, finding financial aid, and having a great experience once you are there!
More books for:
Student Aid Directories
Universities and Colleges Admission
College of Southern Nevada (http://www.csn.edu/)
Main website for CSN
FinAid: The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid (http://www.finaid.org)
A free, objective, comprehensive annotated collection of information about student financial aid on the web.
Nevada State College (http://www.nsc.nevada.edu/)
Main webpage for NSC
A free scholarship search and financial aid resource where you can create a personal profile to find which scholarship may be right for you.
For specific financial aid and scholarship information visit the website for each school you are interested in attending. Generally the URL of the school is www. name of the school .edu
University of Nevada at Las Vegas (http://www.unlv.edu)
Main website for UNLV
University of Nevada at Reno (http://www.unr.edu/content/)
Main website for UNR
Nevada Millennium Scholarship (https://nevadatreasurer.gov/MillenniumScholarship.htm)
Established in 1999, Nevada´'s Millennium Scholarship could be used at eligible institutions of higher learning in Nevada. This is the official website where you can learn about scholarship requirements.
College.gov was designed by students for students and features first-person accounts of students who overcame challenges to going to collegs such as peer pressure, lack of family support and finacial barriers. It provides comprehensive information about why to go, how to go and how to pay for school.
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (http://www.fafsa.ed.gov)
U.S. Department of Education site where you can electronically fill out your application for federal financial aid and check deadlines. Also available in Spanish.
Test Preparation (http://www.lvccld.org/library/hot_topics/topic.cfm?guideID=37)