Opportunities guide and workbook

Choosing a college starts with knowing your options

The Opportunities guide helps high school students choose the right college, understand admission requirements, identify types of financial aid and more.

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In addition to the full PDFs of the Opportunities guide, its individual worksheets and checklists are available separately for easy access, sharing and printing.

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This free college planning publication provides students and families... Read more >

This free college planning publication provides students and families with important information and tools to guide their pursuit of postsecondary education. Opportunities is available in English and Spanish. Full PDFs of each Opportunities guide (along with individual worksheets and checklists) can be downloaded below.

National
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Connecticut
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Oregon
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Virginia
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Choosing the right college worksheet

Finding the right college that supports your career goals and personal... Read more >

Finding the right college that supports your career goals and personal interests is an important part of long-term success. Use this worksheet to help you determine the best academic and co-curricular fit in an institution.

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Organize your application worksheet

Every college has a different application process. Read the application... Read more >

Every college has a different application process. Read the application carefully and use this worksheet to organize information for the colleges you are considering. Make a copy of this worksheet for each college and keep with your application materials.

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Make your decision worksheet

Finding the right college that supports your career goals and personal... Read more >

When your financial aid award letters arrive, you'll need to carefully consider your options and select the types of aid and school that are the best fit for you. This worksheet will help you choose the right school, guide you through the final steps in receiving your financial aid, and help you financially prepare yourself for college.

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Freshman–senior year student checklists

As you plan and prepare for college, these checklists will help you... Read more >

As you plan and prepare for college, these checklists will help keep you on track throughout the process. The checklists highlight important aspects to focus on during each season of the year, including tips for both money and time management, and college and career planning.

Freshman year
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Sophomore year
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Junior year
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Senior year
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