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U.S. Department of Education - The Department (ED) will provide more than $67 billion this year, about 70 percent of all student aid, to help millions of students and families pay for postsecondary education  If you are applying for financial aid, this is the place to check out!

Finaid - The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid.  This site is designed for ALL students who have plans of attending college now or in the future. It offers several wonderful tools such as a Student Checklist for every student preparing for college, a College Cost Projector, and even a Financial Aid Estimation Calculator.

Financial Aid Calculators - This page offers a EFC Estimator, Loan Payment Calculator, Savings PlanDesigner, Student Loan Advisors, and Other Online Calculators.

Scholarship Scam Alert - This page offers help on how to identify scholarship scams, how to protect yourself from these scams, how to distinguish between legitimate and fraudulent organizations, and what to do when you are scammed.

FastWEB - Financial Aid Search Through the WEB - is the largest and most complete scholarship search on the Internet. It provides access to a searchable database of more than 400,000 private sector scholarships, fellowships, grants, and student loans available to students.

Get Recruited - Every year, hundreds of thousands of students are looking for, and hoping to gain admission to, the "right" colleges, universities, graduate schools, and professional schools. Get-Recruited.com helps make this process work for both students and institutions of higher education.

Web Pages of Helpful Organizations

Department of Veterans Affairs - This web site provides information on VA programs, veterans benefits, and VA facilities worldwide. If you are wondering what benefits you may be eligible for, then just click on the link below.

Selective Service Administration - This site offers access to all information regarding selective service registration. If you are a male who is at least 18 and needs to register, just click on the link below and register on-line.

Oregon Student Assistance Commission - The Oregon Student Assistance Commission (OSAC) is the state student financial agency for Oregon. OSAC administers a variety of State of Oregon, Federal, and privately-funded student financial aid programs for the benefit of Oregonians attending institutions of postsecondary education.

College Board Online - The College Board is an association of schools, colleges, universities, and other educational organizations dedicated to putting college within the reach of all students. The philosophy of the association is "Educational Excellence for all Students".



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