College Prep Resources

Getting Ready For College! 

ACT Academy– Free online ACT prep

Khan Academy– Free online SAT prep

CommonApp.org/Ready– Helpful handouts and worksheets to help you navigate the Common App (including essay tips!), financial aid, and more!

BigFuture– Brought to you by the College Board, BigFuture has amazing financial aid and college/career-planning resources!

ReachHigher.org/Students– Not sure where to start on your college journey? Need support as you work on completing your postsecondary education? We’ve got you covered.

Better Make Room– If you’ve ever wondered “Why college?”, this is the website for you!

Youtube.com/BetterMakeRoom– Need some inspiration to get started on your college apps? Look no further.

Scholarships 

Denver Scholarship Foundation– The DSF website provides a comprehensive list of scholarships available to all students, as well as information about DSF-specific scholarships

Cappex– Large and continuously-updated scholarship database with information about college applications, colleges, and majors 

Chegg– Scholarship finder offering customizable search options and monthly $1,000 grants

CollegeBoard’s Big Future– College and career planning, and personalized scholarship search

Fastweb– An organized way to find scholarships, internships, and colleges

Niche– User-friendly scholarship and college finder with lots of convenient filters

Raise Me– The Raise Me website allows you to earn micro-scholarships based on achievements (grades, etc.) starting in 9th grade; “your total earnings in RaiseMe are a minimum guarantee of the financial award that you will receive from a 4-year institution if you apply and are accepted”  

Scholarship Monkey– Scholarship search engine that allows you to search by keyword and save scholarships in your personal profile

Scholly– Online search engine and mobile app that helps students find scholarships quickly and easily

Scholarships.com– Robust college scholarship search engine with personalized filters

Additional College Prep Resources 

Online Degree Resources

Collegechoice.net- Here you will find the information you need to find, get into, pay for, and thrive in the best college for YOU

Financial Literacy Resources- Here you will find resources pertaining to student debt, student loans, refinancing student loans, student credit cards, etc.