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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: Access virtual resources to help support your college planning process.

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 explore careers and majors that align with your interests, hear from people with different jobs and backgrounds, and create and share a personalized action plan.

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.   

Use This College Application Checklist

Keep a list of important tasks for each college application to help you meet deadlines during the application process. 

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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.

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Finalize Your College List

Once you've made a list of colleges you're interested in, the next step is to narrow down the list to colleges you'll apply to.

Find Out How

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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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