How do I plan for college?

To get to college, you have to plan for college. The good news is, there are plenty of resources available to help you make informed decisions.

One of the best is EducationQuest® Foundation. This non-profit, Nebraska-based organization offers free college planning services, outreach assistance, need-based scholarship programs and college access grants. They will also walk you step-by-step through the FAFSA process.


You may also want to bookmark some other websites included here. They provide information and insight, not only about financial planning, but also about preparing academically and socially for college.

Preparing for this life-changing event is a major undertaking. Begin today. And enjoy this exciting time.


UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA CAMPUSES — The University of Nebraska at Kearney — The University of Nebraska–Lincoln — The University of Nebraska at Omaha — The University of Nebraska Medical Center

GENERAL PLANNING — Nebraska-based, not-for-profit organization providing free college planning services.

FINANCIAL INFORMATION — Broad-based site for financial information. — Site for the College Savings Plan of Nebraska, a popular 529 program. — Interactive guide to understanding and filling out the FAFSA.

TESTING — The official website for ACT®, the independent, not-for-profit organization that conducts American College Testing programs. — Complete information from the people who conduct SAT tests.

GOVERNMENT INFORMATION — The official site for the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid.) — The U.S. Department of Education's programs site.