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Websites with college application information,
as well as scholarships and financial aid.


College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC): A great website that helps you "plan, apply, and pay for college." Has the common application, and links to financial aid forms. It also has lots of great answers to all those hard questions: from loans to grants and majors to college fits.


Federal Application for Free Student Aid (FAFSA): This is the official student aid application website. It includes the application, worksheets, and answers to all your questions.

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Federal Student Aid: This federal website answers questions about college. Find out more about the types of colleges, how to pay for college (including payment calculators!), and details on applying.