Applying & Deciding

After you've applied for college admissions and financial aid, the admissions letters and financial aid award letters will start to arrive in your mailbox. You will be faced with one of the more difficult decisions in your life, choosing a college to attend.

Your out-of-pocket cost is one of several factors that you will need to consider when comparing colleges. The Award Letter Comparison Tool helps you combine and compare the financial and non-financial aspects of the college decision.

You can also find detailed college profiles and comparison tools at FastWeb to help evaluate your college choices.

Tools, Calculators, and Downloads
Award Letter Comparison Tool
This award letter comparison tool makes it easier to compare financial aid packages and college costs.
Tuition Freeze List
Schools offering Tuition Freeze, Level Tuition, and Tuition Cuts.
Federal School Code DB
You will need the Federal School Code for each college or university to which you are applying in order to complete the FAFSA.
Common FAFSA Errors
An expanded list of common errors made on the FAFSA application.
Dept of Education Downloads
The U.S. Department of Education keeps a database of low-income school districts that qualify for the loan forgiveness programs.
State Residency Requirements
The 50 states provide different types of programs and have different eligibility requirements for residency.
Scholarship Search

The largest, most accurate, and most frequently updated scholarship database. Create a personal profile today and receive a list of scholarships matching your skills and interests.

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