College Preparation Checklist - U.S. Department of Education

College Preparation Checklist

By U.S. Department of Education

  • Release Date: 2014-10-01
  • Genre: Study Aids


The foundational publication for any students (elementary, junior/high school, adult) who are considering college.  This small booklet explains how to prepare academically and financially for college through "to do" lists aimed at students and parents.  Simply worded information about federal aid, FAFSA4caster, what to do at FAFSA filing time, and looking for scholarships also is included.  Readers are directed to publications and websites for more detailed discussions of the topics in the checklist. The College Preparation Checklist speaks to students from elementary through high school, adults, who have not attended college or career school, parents of elementary and secondary school students. Keywords: college, checklist, college preparations, financial aid, grants, loans, work-study, student aid, FAFSA, student loans, federal student aid,, college funding, adult students, FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, career school, U.S. Department of Education, scholarships, money for college, saving for college, academic preparation, choosing a career, FAFSA4caster, college savings plans, prepaid tuition plans, standardized tests, education tax credits, choosing a college, Direct Loans, applying for college, state financial aid, Student Aid Report