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We're providing optional, free online AP classes and a new at-home testing option so you have the opportunity to earn college credit and placement.

You might have received several college admission offers. Now comes the hard part: Which one do you choose? Our free tools will help you make the best decision for you.  

You may have planned to visit colleges one more time before you make a decision. Luckily, you can still learn a lot about a college from home.   

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We know that coronavirus has created new and unexpected challenges as you plan for college, so we’re here to help you stay on track as you plan for life after high school—all from the comfort of your couch. 

We’ll continue to update this page with resources and guidance as we work with school counselors, colleges, and other College Board members to make sure you have what you need to keep planning for college during this time.   

We’re here for you. And above all, stay safe.  

Class of 2020: Being stuck at home doesn’t mean being stuck in planning for college.

You’re comparing colleges, evaluating admission offers, and trying to tackle online learning. That’s a lot to handle on a normal day, but we’ve got your back. You can do these six things at your own pace—just be mindful of any deadlines set by colleges where you’ve been accepted! 

Now more than ever, making a college decision is a big deal! We want to celebrate with you. Share your college decision with a creative video on Instagram and you could earn up to $5,000.

Sign up for free college mentoring through Strive for College. You’ll be connected with a mentor to help guide you through your college decisions and navigate any unexpected changes. 

Scholarships give you money for college that you don’t need to repay. And don’t forget to complete the FAFSA®, if you haven’t already. Finally, if you haven’t submitted the CSS Profile™ yet, check to see if your college requires it.  

Support for AP Students Affected by School Closures

Continue working toward college credit and placement with free, live AP review lessons, delivered by AP teachers from across the country. 

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We’ll continue to update and add resources as they become available. 

Double-Check Important Dates and Deadlines

Use this tool to help you find college updates on decision and deposit dates, along with their summer and fall semester plans.  

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Explore Careers and Majors with College Board Career Finder™

Discover careers and majors based on your interest and PSAT/NMSQT or SAT scores with this tool from Roadtrip Nation® and the College Board.

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Compare Your Financial Aid Awards

This tool can help you figure out which financial aid package is a good fit for you. Enter details on up to four colleges to get a comparison.

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How to Make a College Decision in the Midst of Coronavirus 

Follow these tips to help you navigate choosing a college, especially if you’re concerned about the impact of coronavirus on your future plans.

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Complete Your FAFSA if You Haven't Already

The U.S. Department of Educations Office of Federal Student Aid (FSA) provides more than $120 billion in financial aid to students each year.

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Six Things You Can Do at Home to Get Ready for Your First Year 

#GraduateTogether: America Honors the Class of 2020

Submit your story and join the one-hour virtual graduation via major TV networks and online platforms on Saturday, May 16, 2020 8 p.m. ET.

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