Links

College Smart Radio – Tackling the Runaway Costs of College is pleased to provide these helpful links that can guide you in the college planning process.

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  1. Westface College Planning www.WestfaceCollegePlanning.com
  2. The College Board www.CollegeBoard.org
  3. Free Application for Federal Student Aid www.FAFSA.ed.gov
  4. U.S. Department of Education www.ed.gov
  5. College Smart Radio Blog www.collegesmartradio.com/blog
  6. Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)                                    www.wiche.edu/wue
  7. CSU 2012-13 Governor’s Budget                                                           www.calstate.edu/pa/BudgetCentral/Jan2012Budget
  8. U.S. News: College With Most Expensive Room and Board                      www.usnews.com
  9. Your College Career Center                                   www.YourCollegeCareerCenter.com
  10. LEAP2Success                                                                   www.LEAP2Success.com
  11. BookCheetah                                                                             www.bookcheetah.com
  12. PossibilityU                                                                           http://www.possibilityu.com/#!/
  13. College and Retirement – You CAN Do Both!                                            www.amazon.com
  14. Redwood City Education Foundation (RCEF)                                                      www.rcef.org
  15. The C Students Guide to Scholarships                                                  www.amazon.com
  16. The Secrets of College Success                                           www.professorsguide.com
  17. CSS Profile                                                            https://profileonline.collegeboard.org
  18. Private Loan Marketplace                                                www.privateloanmarketplace.com
  19. College Search Strategies – helping you solve the college puzzle                               http://collegesearchstrategies.com/
  20. Private College 529 Plan – Tomorrow’s Tuition at Today’s Prices www.privatecollege529.com
  21. Give Teens 20                                                                                              giveteens20.org
  22. Karen Waggoner, Davis Realtor                                                                homesforsaleindavis.com
  23. Eddie LaMeire, LaMeire College Consulting http://www.lameirecollegeconsulting.com/author/elameire/
  24. Zorina Matavulj, College and Career Advisor, Woodside High School http://www.woodsidehs.org/?id=450
  25. Carol Jones, Toward College Success – Is Your Teenager Ready Willing and Able?                 http://towardcollegesuccess.com/
  26. Beth Harrison, Executive Director, Peninsula Writing and Literature Programs http://pwlp.org/
  27. New Common App Questions                                         https://www.commonapp.org/CommonApp/CA4.aspx
  28. U.S. News College Rankings & Lists http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges
  29. Market Watch Payback Score                                                                http://i.mktw.net/_newsimages/pdf/college-rankings-20120925.pdf
  30. StraighterLine                                                                           http://www.straighterline.com/
  31. SoFi Connecting Student borrowers with Alumni                             https://www.sofi.com/
  32. NerdScholar                                                                                 http://www.nerdwallet.com/nerdscholar/
  33. Sewanee: The University of The South                                         http://www.sewanee.edu/
  34. Campus Slice                                                                          http://www.campusslice.com/
  35. Harriet Katz, Creative Kid College Coach                                          http://creativekcc.com/
  36. Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP)                            http://snaap.indiana.edu/snaapshot/
  37. Mitch D. Weiss, University of Hartford, Barney School of Business, Author of…     Life Happens – A practical Guide to Personal Finance from College to Career – 2nd Edition
  38. College Affordability and Transparency Center                               http://collegecost.ed.gov/catc/
  39. Upromise                                                                                      http://www.upromise.com/
  40. Sallie Mae’s study                                                                                                  How America Saves For College 2013
  41. Advocates for Athletes                                                          http://advocates4athletes.com/
  42. Debt.org                                                                                                     http://www.debt.org/
  43. FinAid Loan Calculator                                                                                           finaid.org
  44. Federal Student Aid                                                                                    studentaid.ed.gov
  45. College Countdown                                                            http://www.collegecountdown.com/
  46. San Mateo County Community College District                                     http://www.smccd.edu/accounts/smccd/
  47. CSU “A Degree with a Guarantee”                   http://www.adegreewithaguarantee.com/
  48. Student Aid College Cost and Planning Report          http://www.studentaid.com/report
  49. Online Tax Planning Service                                                  https://www.goodapril.com/
  50. Merrill Edge College Savings Resources              http://www.merrilledge.com/college-savings
  51. Merrill Edge Report Spring 2013                                http://www.merrilledge.com/report
  52. Merrill Edge Report Insights on the Rising Cost of College Education          http://www.merrilledge.com/rising-cost-of-college-education
  53. Federal Student Aid (U.S. Department of Education)                     http://www.studentaid.gov
  54. 2013 College Acceptance Rates     http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/04/15/education/thechoice-2013-acceptance-rates.html
  55. Early Decision at Duke University http://www.dukechronicle.com/articles/2013/01/10/duke-fills-more-spots-early-decision-applicants
  56. Accredible                                                                                https://www.accredible.com/
  57. AAUW Morgan Hill Branch                                                                                             http://www.aauw-morganhill.org/localscholarships.html
  58. News stories about the spending habits of families and government                            http://www.debt.org
  59. Cheap textbook outlets                                                              http://www.bigwords.com/
  60. Learning Enrichment and Assistance Program                                                              http://www.leaprogram.com/
  61. Official College Board Practice SAT Test                                                        http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-practice-test
  62. Practice SAT tests                                                           http://www.amazon.com/Official-SAT-Study-Guide-2nd/dp/0874478529
  63. Practice ACT tests                                                             http://www.amazon.com/The-Real-Edition-Prep-Guide/dp/076893432X
  64. Official ACT Practice Test                                                      http://www.act.org/aap/pdf/Preparing-for-the-ACT.pdf
  65. Excellence For College                                                                             http://www.excellenceforcollege.com/about
  66. Student Scholarship Search                                                                                   www.studentscholarshipsearch.com
  67. Fast Web                                                                                            http://www.fastweb.com
  68. My Job Chart                                                                   http://www.myjobchart.com
  69. Kid in the Couch (book written by Gregg Murset)   https://s3.amazonaws.com/mjc_content/Kid+in+the+Couch+-+E+Book/Kid+in+the+Couch+ebook.pdf
  70. Millennials Struggle with Financial Literacy (USA Today Article) http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/money/perfi/basics/story/2012-04-23/millenials-financial-knowledge/54494856/1
  71. Why We Want—But Can’t Have—Personal Finance in Schools (Time Article) http://business.time.com/2013/10/10/why-we-want-but-cant-have-personal-finance-in-schools/
  72. Class of 2013 Grads Average $35,200 in Total Debt (CNN Article)    http://money.cnn.com/2013/05/17/pf/college/student-debt/
  73. Education Panel Focuses on ‘Democratizing Digital Learning’ (Harris Interactive)  http://www.harrisinteractive.com/vault/091713_PACE_Schools%20for%20Tomorrow%20Panel%20%28local%29_FINAL.pdf
  74. What Will They Learn Website                                   http://www.whatwilltheylearn.com
  75. What Will They Learn 2013-2014 Report (PDF)  http://www.goacta.org/images/download/what_will_they_learn_2013-14_report.pdf
  76. Collegefeed                                                                      http://www.collegefeed.com
  77. Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-2014 http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/world-university-rankings/2013-14/world-ranking
  78. Tuition costs of colleges and universities                    http://nces.ed.gov/fastfacts/display.asp?id=76
  79. College Abroad by Holly Oberle                               http://www.amazon.com/College-Abroad-Holly-Oberle/dp/0972132899/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1358208347&sr=8-1&keywords=college+abroad+holly
  80. uJourney                                                                                                         http://u-journey.com
  81. Do SAT Tutors Add Up? (Forbes Article)   http://www.forbes.com/sites/evapomice/2013/11/21/do-sat-tutors-add-up-one-parents-journey-4/
  82. A Way With Words Radio Program                                    http://www.waywordradio.org
  83. Professor Word                                                             http://www.professorword.com
  84. SAT Question of the Day                                       http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-question-of-the-day
  85. ACT Question of the Day                                                         http://www.act.org/qotd/
  86. PWN the SAT                                                                        http://blog.pwnthesat.com
  87. Knerr Learning Center http://www.knerrtutoring.com/TutoringMilwaukee/StudentLearningResources
  88. Official SAT Study Guide Purchase (Barnes and Nobles)        http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/official-sat-study-guide-the-college-board/1100936040
  89. The Real ACT Prep Guide Purchase (Barnes and Nobles)         http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-real-act-prep-guide-act-inc/1104693454
  90. Mobile App Seeks to Offset Record-Low SAT Scores (Huffington Post Article)    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kevin-ducoff/mobile-app-seeks-to-offse_b_2577423.html
  91. Perfect Score Project                                                     http://perfectscoreproject.com
  92. Tips on prepping for college entrance exams (Q13FOX.com article)   http://q13fox.com/2013/03/08/tips-on-prepping-for-college-entrance-exams/
  93. Test Anxiety (Ideastream audio recording)    http://www.ideastream.org/soi/entry/52275
  94. QuotEd Reading Comprehension Video (Youtube)   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WdNk2UGg1-U
  95. Consumer bureau: Too few use loan forgiveness (Yahoo Article) http://news.yahoo.com/consumer-bureau-too-few-loan-forgiveness-200415669.html
  96. Student Debt Relief – Public Service Loan Forgiveness       http://www.studentdebtrelief.us/forgiveness/public-service-loan-forgiveness/
  97. Student Debt Relief – Teacher Loan Forgiveness       http://www.studentdebtrelief.us/forgiveness/teacher-loan-forgiveness/
  98. Student Debt Relief – Student Loan Repayment Options       http://www.studentdebtrelief.us/repayment-plans/
  99. Technology and the College Generation (New York Times Article) http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/29/fashion/technology-and-the-college-generation.html?_r=1&
  100. Here’s Where Teens Are Going Instead Of Facebook (Forbes Article) http://www.forbes.com/sites/parmyolson/2013/11/12/heres-where-teens-are-going-instead-of-facebook/
  101. Campus Quad                                                                     http://www.campusquad.co
  102. College students say no to costly textbooks (USA Today Article) http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/08/20/students-say-no-to-costly-textbooks/2664741/
  103. Back to school statistics (National Center for Education Statistics)                              http://nces.ed.gov/fastfacts/display.asp?id=372
  104. Tutor.com
    www.tutor.com
  105. College Planning Relief
    www.CollegePlanningRelief.com
  106. DoSomething.org
    www.DoSomething.org
  107. CandidCareer
    www.candidcareeer.com

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