Starting Out

Cash for College -
A guide to financial aid for parents and students written by parents Cynthia Ruiz McKee and Phillip C. McKee Jr.

College Savings Calculator -
The purpose of the College Savings Calculator is to help people develop a savings plan for their, or their child's, college education.

FinAid:The Financial Aid Information Page -
An objective guide for students searching for financial aid. Designed by Mark Kantrowitz, the author of The Prentice Hall Guide to Scholarships and Fellowships for Math and Science Students, this website provides a fun and very informative outline to help students in the scholarship search and process.

The Student Guide - ex.html
A free guide to financial aid programs the U.S. Department of Education's Federal Student Aid (FSA) office provides. They describe opportunities such as grants, loans, and workstudy available through the federal Student Financial Assistance Programs. This website is updated every award year, informing students about the programs and how to apply for them.

Washington Post: "Paying for College" -
An article in the Washington Post that gives ageneral overview of how to find financial aid for college.

Association of American Medical Colleges -
A portal for pre-med students, medical students, dental students, and other similar fields of study that provides documents and presentations to help students prepare for the challenges ahead.