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.
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
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.