Plan for college
It’s never too early — or too late — to start planning. Our college planning tools will guide you through every step of the college application and admissions process.
Invest in your future
We know it can seem overwhelming, but you’re not the first to question if you’ll find the right college, succeed and get the career you want. You might even be wondering if college is worth it. At least that one’s easy: The answer is always “yes.”
Making college affordable
The price tag can be the most daunting part of your journey to college, but there are more options out there than you might know. Our planning tools can help you find them and understand how college can be made more affordable.
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Your path to college
No matter where you are in the process, you’re already on the path to college. Take a moment to celebrate that. It means you already have the ability to learn, the desire to explore, the persistence to grow, the determination to focus, and the motivation to apply.
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Ready to apply?
You're ready to start your journey, and we'll be with you every step of they way. Here's what you need to get started on your application. We've put together a step-by-step guide to help make it as easy as possible.
Each family member has an important role to play in their child’s journey to college. No one knows them better than you, so follow your instincts and let past experience be your guide. And while they depend on you, you can depend on us.
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