Top 5 Picks for Student Services

Learning Style Survey
This Diablo Valley College online guide is designed to help students become more successful. It includes a Learning Style Survey that will help them identify their dominant learning styles. It also includes learning strategies that will help them study in a productive manner.
ASSIST
This is a computerized student-transfer information system that displays reports of how course credits earned at one California college or university can be applied when transferred to another. ASSIST is the official repository of articulation for California’s colleges and universities and therefore provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available about student transfer in California.
College Prep 101
This is an actual Oklahoma State University course that was designed to "provide students with the information they need as they embark on a major change in their lives - deciding on and attending a college." It is open to any student and has great information about a variety of topics such as choosing a major, time management, and study skills.
The Student Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection
A virtual pamphlet collection addressing a wide array of student issues.
California Community College Chancellor's Office, Student Services and Special Programs Division.
For more information about any of the State-funded special programs that have been described in this lesson, use the State Chancellor’s web site.

Top Picks for Financial Aid, FAFSA, Scholarships and Loan Info

FinAid Scholarship and Fellowship Databases
Part of the Financial Aid Information Page, this Web site is a good starting point for your scholarship search.
Completing the FAFSA
Instructions and information on completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
FAFSA on the Web
This is the fastest and easiest way to complete the FAFSA to apply for federal student aid
FAFSA Express
Another way to complete the FAFSA: Download the FAFSA to your computer, then complete and submit it electronically to the federal processor.

 

Top 5 Picks for Info from the U.S. Government

U.S. Department of Education's Student Guide
A comprehensive guide to federal student aid.
PIN Registration Site
A PIN is a unique identifier that lets you access and submit personal information on various U.S. Department of Education Web sites. The parent of a dependent student can also apply for and receive a PIN number that acts as the parent's signature when the student is completing the FAFSA on the Web.
U.S. Department of Education's Office of Postsecondary Education
General information on student aid with links to other resources.
AmeriCorps
The national service program that allows people of all ages and backgrounds to help pay for their education in exchange for a year of service.
Funding Your Education
Designed for high school students and others considering entering a postsecondary school for the first time.