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College Planning Resources

Prepare

COLLEGE BOARD

Learn about the college planning process through the College Board, or use their Big Future program to plan your path to college step-by-step.

ACT & SAT

Register for the test and access free online test prep materials.

Apply

COMMON APPLICATION

Fill out the Common Application here to start the college application process. More than 600 colleges now accept the Common App.

Financial Aid

FAFSA

Get help paying for college by submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Learn more about the FAFSA here, and use the College Board's Net Price Calculator to explore how to pay for college.

FAFSA DAY MASSACHUSETTS

Get free assistance completing the FAFSA at sites across Massachusetts. Berkshire County's FAFSA Day will be held at Berkshire Community College's Koussevitzky Arts Center on January 31, 2016 at 1:15pm. Register here.

MASSACHUSETTS EDUCATIONAL FINANCING AUTHORITY (MEFA)

Get help in searching careers, planning for and applying to colleges, and applying for financial aid.

BERKSHIRE COUNTY FINANCIAL AID NIGHTS

Attend a workshop with Berkshire County colleges' financial aid officers at your local high school. Workshops are run each winter; please check with your guidance counselor for a current schedule.

MCLA OFFICE OF FINANCIAL AID

Please feel free to contact our Financial Aid Office with questions at 413-662-5219. MCLA Financial Aid will offer advice on your financial aid questions regardless of whether you will be attending our institution. Explore MCLA's Financial Aid Programs here, including grants, student employment, and loan programs.

Scholarships

FASTWEB

Conduct a search of national scholarship opportunities

BERKSHIRE TACONIC COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

Get information about local college scholarships available every year to Berkshire County residents

BIG Y SCHOLARSHIP
Big Y awards over 300 scholarships each year totalling over $250,000.

CUMBERLAND FARMS BELIEVE AND ACHIEVE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Up to 130 $1,000 awards will be given.

HENRY DAVID THOREAU FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
For Massachusetts high school students interested in environmental studies programs.