The Student’s Reference to Paying for School & Getting the Most out of Their College Education is one of the oldest and most trusted resources to guide students on how to finance and succeed in college. For easier navigation of the site, the materials are divided into four major categories that most students experience when getting into college: exploring your options, the admission process, finding financial aid & succeeding in college.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Finder.

Undergraduate students who are planning to attend college for two or four years have many financing options when it comes to paying for their college education. The funds can come in the form of federal student loans, private loans, scholarships, Pell grants and other alternatives. GoCollege also offers one of the most comprehensive and unbiased information online on subsidized and unsubsidized college loans to help students make better financial decisions. Our Financial aid section offers a free search tool, along with step by step guides to help students discover what options will suit their needs.

The Student's Guide to Personal Finance.


Preparing to enter college can be a daunting and time consuming task. The Admissions section offers comprehensive information on everything you need to get ready. Coverage includes SAT preparation and ACT test, submitting impressive applications to the colleges of choice, how to write compelling essays and more.

Education Options

There are more choices than ever to help you attain higher education. The section on Educational Options compares a variety of programs which includes public and private universities, community colleges, online degrees, trade/vocational schools.

College Survival

The College Survival category offers fun and valuable tips students can apply to help with the new responsibilities associated with being a college student. The section covers how to achieve, good grades, enjoying the college social scene, financial management, building credit score, studying tips, health and more.

Pic 01 offers helpful information for current and soon to be college students. The site was formed in 1997 to guide students on the complexity of the admissions and financial-aid process. GoCollege is also an early adopter of harnessing the power of the Internet. The site offered one of the first online search engines for scholarships and grants.
In 1999, ABC Network's 20/20 program featured GoCollege as a reliable website for information on finding financial aid.
Our goal is to continue bringing useful, unbiased and up-to-date college related information to students, parents and education professionals. We have been mentioned and praised in thosands of websites and referenced in dozens of books.

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The Student’s Reference to Finding Money & Getting the Most out of College

College Entrance Exams

After months of preparation dropping your first college application into the mailbox is bound to feel like a major accomplishment.

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Finding Financial Aid Programs

Inability to pay is a leading cause of drop outs.

Use our search tool to find financial aid resources that will help you pay for your education.