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2023-2024 Funding Checklist – Click to View
2023-2024 FAFSA Checklist – Click to download
Rules of Student Loan – Click to download

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College Search Sites
College Navigator
Military Colleges
College Board
Colleges that Change Lives
Colleges with ROTC
National Catholic Colleges Admissions Association
Historically Black Colleges
Council of Christian Colleges and Universities

Application for Admissions

Federal and State Financial Aid 


Scholarships – Earn While in High School 

Sage Rewards –
College Board – Big Future “Opportunity Program.”
Raise Me – Raise Me
 Students can earn points for taking call-to-action steps as early as middle school and during college planning.

Recognized Scholarship Foundations
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Mike Rowe Works Scholarship
Lions Youth Speech Competition | Massachusetts Lions Clubs
Essex County Community Foundation
Greater Worcester Community Foundation

Search Sites
(Be aware some organizations listed may charge a fee and resell your personal information to educational institutions and third parties.
(Get College Going and our affiliate Pivotal College Years  do not endorse these practices )
Scholarship America
Imagine America 
Scholarship Owl

National Testing (including institution not requiring)


College Fairs – Due to the pandemic all events and fairs are now being offered virtually.

NEACAC Regional College Fairs

Professional Trade Associations

Summer Camps