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Free Resources

Kickstart your college journey with this proven starter pack of online essentials.

Matchlighters Scholars

We love this program so much that we volunteer in their counseling program. Students from low-income households are paired with private counselors, and it's totally free.


A popular prompt: "My GPA is X and my SAT is X. List private colleges where I fall at or above the 50th percentile. Include only schools with an average Net Price below X for my income of X."


This game-changing tool is known as "the Kelley Blue Book of College Pricing" because it allows families to see and compare offers that colleges have made to similar students.

Scholarship Spreadsheet

Since the biggest source of scholarship money is aid offered by colleges, this resource helps families predict how much aid to expect.

Equity Index

With this tool, Black applicants can evaluate the racial climate of private colleges and choose schools at which they will thrive.

Campus Pride

This non-profit publishes the Campus Pride Index, a national database encompassing hundreds of LGBTQ-supportive colleges and universities.