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Your last chance to earn an entry to the $500 Build Your College List Scholarship is July 31. Make sure you complete this step to stay on track for the $40,000 scholarship.

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We know that coronavirus has created new and unexpected challenges as you explore colleges, understand your financial aid options, and get ready to apply in the fall; 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 2021: Being stuck at home doesn’t mean being stuck in planning for college.

Thinking about life after high school can be daunting at any time, but especially now. The good news is that there are simple things you can do at your own pace to help you stay on track for college. Keep up with your college planning with these six activities that you can do at home.

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid (FSA) walks you through how financial aid works, resources to pay for college, and loan repayment options.  

Use this tool from Roadtrip Nation® and the College Board to get personalized career planning advice based on your PSAT/NMSQT or SAT scores and look up data on in-demand careers along with salary estimates for jobs in your city and state. 

Practice a little each day to build your skills to get ready for the SAT. The more you practice, the better you’ll feel when it’s time to test. When you practice for six or more hours, you can also qualify for a $1,000 Opportunity Scholarship.   

Get Ready for Your AP Exam Score

AP® Exam scores will be released July 15–17, including most June 1–5 makeup exam scores. Scores from emailed submissions may be delayed.

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

Understand the Impact on Colleges' Test Optional Policies

Be sure to read each college's policy carefully so you understand what you need to do to qualify for admission, scholarships, and financial aid, etc.  

Be Informed

5 Ways to Tour Colleges Virtually

Many schools offer virtual tours and chats with admissions officers and current students to help you get familiar with their school.

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3 Ways to Plan for College and Earn Scholarships from Home

At home from any device, you can still get ready for college and even turn your efforts into scholarships.

Start Your Journey

Make the Most of Your Summer

As summer arrives, you might have extra time to think and plan for life after high school, particularly if you’re a rising senior.

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Six Things You Can Do at Home to Plan for College 

Volunteer While at Home

There are different ways to volunteer this summer. You can consider donating your time or skills to support elders, friends, and family.

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