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Information for Parents and Family


 

We understand that the parents and families of our Upward Bound students are vital to the success of our program. We are working on developing programing to further incorporate your ideas and skills into how we can make this program even better for our students.

We want to make sure you have access to as much information as you could possibly need during your student's journey through Upward Bound.

Check back soon for more updates!

 

FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION:

Minnesota Office of Higher Education

www.getreadyforcollege.org

Provides information on preparing and paying for higher education as well as a Minnesota financial aid estimator

 

Federal Financial Aid FAFSA4caster

www.fafsa4caster.ed.gov

Allows students and families to receive an early estimate of eligibility for federal student aid.

 

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

www.fafsa.gov

 

 

 

 Allows students to apply online for student financial aid and check the status of their application.

 

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS TESTS:

ACT, Inc.

www.actstudent.org

The College Board

www.collegeboard.com/sat

 

 

 

 

Test of English as a Foreign Language

www.toefl.org

 

COLLEGE INFORMATION AND SEARCHES:

The College Board

www.collegeboard.com

Provides useful information on financial aid available for students and parents as well as a college search.

ISEEK

 www.iseek.org/education/

 

 

 

 

Provides information on higher education options.

 

SCHOLARHIPS:

FastWeb Free Scholarship Search

www.fastweb.com

Private Scholarships for Minnesota Students

www.nextstudent.com/directory-of-scholarships/State/0024/State-Minnesota-scholarships.aspx

Scholarships Offered by Minnesota Institutions

www.getreadyforcollege.org/mnscholarships