College Planning

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Scroll through this College Planning page to see all of the resources the FutureMakers Coalition can link you to. The resources include information about planning for college,
paying for college and financial aid information, links to scholarships, testing, and mentoring.  There are also links to money management resources and Spanish resources.

CALCULATORS

NEST College Savings Planning Calculator
Estimates future college costs and required monthly savings.
www.nest529direct.com

Federal Student Aid Repayment Estimator
Estimates your monthly payment for level, income-based and consolidation repayment plans.
studentloans.gov

COLLEGE PLANNING

College Scorecard
collegescorecard.ed.gov

College Reality Check
collegerealitycheck.com

Paying For College
collegescorecard.ed.gov

College Navigator
nces.ed.gov

Affordable Colleges Online
www.affordablecollegesonline.org

Raise.me
www.raise.me

UNMAZE.ME
www.unmaze.me

FEDERAL STUDENT AID / FAFSA

FAFSA
fafsa.ed.gov

PIN Registration
studentaid.ed.gov

Student Loans
studentloans.gov

National Student Load Data System
studentloans.gov

FafsaFirst
www.fafsafirst.org

PAYING FOR COLLEGE / SCHOLARSHIPS

College Board
www.collegeboard.org

CollegeScholarships.org
www.collegescholarships.org

Fastweb
www.fastweb.com

Florida Bright Futures
www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org

Florida Prepaid College
www.myfloridaprepaid.com

Petersons
www.petersons.com

FindTuition.com
www.findtuition.com

School Soup
www.schoolsoup.com

SuperCollege.com
www.supercollege.com

College Data
www.collegedata.com

International Scholarships
www.internationalscholarships.com

Charlotte County Community Foundation
www.charlottecf.org

Community Foundation of Collier County
www.cfcollier.org

Gulf Coast Community Foundation
www.gulfcoastcf.org

Moore Haven High School Scholarship Organization
www.mhscholarships.org

Southwest Florida Community Foundation
www.floridacommunity.com

Speakers Assembly of Southwest Florida
www.speakersassembly.com

Uncommon Friends Foundation
uncommonfriends.org

Center for Online Education
www.onlinecolleges.net

Micro-Scholarships
www.raise.me

Scholarship Connector
www.colliercountyscholarships.org

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS

Ava Maria University
www.avemaria.edu

Barry University
www.barry.edu

FGCU Scholarships
www.fgcu.edu

Ft Myers Tech School
www.fortmyerstech.edu

Florida Southwestern State College
www.fsw.edu

Hodges University Scholarships
www.hodges.edu

ITT Technical Institute
www.itt-tech.edu

Keiser University
www.keiseruniversity.edu

NOVA Southeastern University Scholarships
www.nova.edu

Rasmussen College
www.rasmussen.edu

Renaissance Academy
www.fgcu.edu

Southern Technical School
www.southerntech.edu

TESTING

ACT Compass
act.org

ASSET Student Success System
act.org/asset/

SAT Practice Khan Academy
www.khanacademy.org

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ACADEMIC ADVISING / MENTORING

Florida Southwestern(FSW) Advising Center

https://www.fsw.edu/advising

FSW advising: [email protected]
Lee Campus: [email protected]
Charlotte Campus: [email protected]
Collier Campus: [email protected]
Hendry/Glades Center: [email protected]

MONEY MANAGEMENT

EconEdLink
www.econedlink.org

The Federal Reserve
federalreserveeducation.org

Practical Money Skills
practicalmoneyskills.com

Financial Avenue
fa.financialavenue.org

SavingForCollege.com
www.savingforcollege.com

SPANISH RESOURCES

FAFSA in Spanish
fafsa.ed.gov/es_ES/

Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement
www.haceonline.org

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
www.haceonline.org

Hispanic Association of College & Universities
www.hacu.net

Mexican American Legal Defense & Education Fund
maldef.org

Scholarships for Latino Students
www.latinocollegedollars.org

Student Aid
studentaid.ed.gov

United States Hispanic Leadership Institute
ushli.org

MISC. RESOURCES