College Resources on the Web
Higher Education Student Assistance Authority
The official statewide web site for New Jersey students, families, and institutions. Here you will find program and deadline information, aid applications, tools and calculators, including the TAG Estimator, Real Money 101 resources, and links to New Jersey colleges and other great web sites.
Mapping Your Future
Information about college planning, careers, student financial aid, student loans, and money management. Mapping Your Future also hosts live chat events with college planning experts.
U.S. Department of Education
The official web site of the US Department of Education, with information about federal student aid programs and many links.
New Jersey Commission on Higher Education
Official web site of the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education, which provides coordination, planning, policy development, and advocacy for the state’s higher education system in collaboration with the New Jersey Presidents’ Council.
The web site that helps you transfer community college courses in the State of New Jersey. NJ TRANSFER was developed as a joint initiative of the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education and the New Jersey President’s Council.
Find out how New Jersey’s colleges and universities give our state a competitive edge in the new economy. Features New Jersey college links, a searchable database of degree programs and NJ Virtual University, an easy-to-use index of distance learning courses at New Jersey institutions.
FastWeb lets students create a personalized profile that can be matched against expansive databases of scholarships. As a free online scholarship matching service, FastWeb has information about more than 800,000 scholarships totaling more than $1 billion. FastWeb can also help you choose a college or locate a job.
FinAid, the SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid, is a comprehensive free resource for objective information about student financial aid.
Federal Trade Commission
While there are legitimate services to help college-bound students, it can be hard to know the difference. Protect yourself from scholarship scams or financial aid fraud. Visit the Federal Trade Commission online for the latest information and advisories for consumers.