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FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIPS:
FAFSA: Federal Student Aid.
Financial Aid: Scholarships.com. Learn about the most common forms of financial aid for students.
California Student Aid Commission – Money for College: Learn about the best ways to find financial aid in California.
University of California (UC): Check out the admissions requirements and deadlines for the UC system.
California State University (CSU): Check out the admissions requirements and deadlines for the CSU system.
CollegeBoard: Find out more about the college admissions process and admissions tests.
US News & World Report College Rankings: See how your favorite schools stack up in different subject fields.
Princeton Review – College Rankings: More college ranking options.
College Confidential: Forums and FAQs about college.
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STANDARDIZED TESTING AND ADMISSIONS:
SAT testing: All about the test, testing dates, and strategies for test taking on the SAT.
ACT testing: All about the test, testing dates, and strategies for test taking on the ACT.
“10 Tips for Writing the College Application Essay”: US News & World Report.
“Dos and Don’ts in Writing College Application Essays: Huffington Post College.
“How to Write”: New York Times Book Review. An insightful look at writing in general.
“Tip Sheet: An Admissions Dean Offers Advice on Writing a College Essay”: New York Times – The Choice.