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Educational Websites

The Coalition Application
The Coalition for College is a group of more than
140 distinguished colleges and universities across
the U.S. that joined together to increase students’
access to higher education.

Get practice and register for the ACT.


This website can be used to apply to 2 and 4 year public universities in Texas.  Students can fill out the application and submit it to one or more universities.

The Common Application

Apply for colleges not available at the applytexas link.

The College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exams are offered in 35 introductory college subjects that allow students to earn college credit for what they already know.  These exams are administered on computer at Lamar University's Career and Testing Center.

College For All Texans

Information about colleges in Texas, degrees offered and more!

College Majors 101

Learn about different college majors.

FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

Students apply for financial aid by filling out the FAFSA.  There is no cost to apply for financial aid.  Seniors can begin applying in October of their senior year.  You will need to apply for an FSA ID# first (one for the student and one for a parent). You can use the IRS data retrieval to download into your FAFSA.  Parents and students will both need a pin number which is your electronic signature.

NCAA Clearinghouse

Students who want to play sports with a Division I or Division II college can register here.  Remember you must have the counselor's office send a transcript to the NCAA Clearinghouse at the end of your junior year as well as after graduation.

LendEDU Financial Aid Hotline

Simply text in your financial aid related questions to the hotline at (302) 278-4037 and you will receive a detailed response from their staff within 15 minutes, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time. During non-business hours, students and families can receive detailed responses within 24 hours. Standard text messaging rates will apply.


Get practice for the PSAT and SAT and register for the SAT.  Information is also available for the AP exams.

GI Bill College Benefits Transfer


Higher Education Resources for Vets and Their Families


Veteran's Guide to Online College Success


Financial Aid for Veterans & Dependents


Vocational School Guide for Veterans