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Links to resources for both students and parents including topics such as Financial Aid, Career Assessment, and Resources for Minority and Disabled Students 

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Princeton Review will connect you to college sites. Try Counselor-O-Matic. This advanced search engine will combine your academic and extracurricular history with your preferences to help you find the right college. It will give you xgood matchesx and xsafety schoolx choices.    

The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid

Established in 1994 as a public serviceFor both students and parents. The xMap Sitex has over 100 topics to choose from, including scholarships,  grants, loans, government aid, internships, study abroad, college selection, online applications, frequently asked questions, a glossary, and calculators for projecting costs and savings.

Fame is an independent state of Maine agency that develops and administers programs related to the financing of both higher education and business in Maine. This web site offers important financial aid tools for families and students. Highlights include a college cost estimator, scholarship search, and more.

The Maine Community Foundations role is to link those with resources and those who need help. Scholarships administered through this foundation are arranged according to the geographic areas from which applicants may apply, as well as by program.

For more than twenty five years the Common Application has been a time-saving advantage for students and counselors. Many colleges and universities now accept this application for admission. It can be downloaded or completed online.

Guidance for Learning Disabled Students. This web site provides valuable information for the learning disabled student. A handbook, in printable version, clearly outline the steps in the financial aid process. Scholarship and financial aid resources are listed here.

This user friendly site has over 850 colleges/universities listed. There are some schools with photo slideshows, 360 degree panoramic views and audio/video clips. If you are looking at a school in another state, check this out. Although it shouldn't replace a campus visit, it will give you a glimpse of the school.