Forms & Resources

School Counseling Links

The Newington High School Counseling Department recommends the following websites for our students and parents.

ACT Registration ー Test Center, Dates, and Codes. ー Find admission predictions, track admission processes, track financial aid stats, find scholarships, and search for information on colleges and universities with this “online college advisor” website.

College Scorecard ー This site from the U.S. Department of Education helps students compare programs, degrees, and schools in one place.

College Transitions - Dataverse ー College Transitions’ Dataverse features a comprehensive array of tables, lists, and data designed to help students, parents, and counselors more effectively navigate the college admission and financial aid process.

College View ー A career, college, and financial aid-orientation website.

CollegeXpress ー A free college planning website which features comprehensive college and scholarship search tools, informational articles, and college lists and ranking.

Common Application ー A free online undergraduate application used by over 400 colleges and universities. Fill out one application and send it to all potential schools with this program.

CSS/Financial Aid Profile ー The CSS PROFILE is required by many private colleges and universities to determine your eligibility for non-government financial aid.

ECampus Tours ー This site provides 360virtual tours of over 1300 college campuses and surrounding areas. ー Free application for Federal Student Aid and the site for all federal student loan questions.

FAFSA4caster ー FASFA4caster will help you get an early start on the financial aid process. ー Lists of schools that do not use SAT or SAT scores for admission.

Family Connection Powered by Naviance ー Naviance, assists students in post-secondary planning, features include career planning, college searches, and scholarship information.

FastWeb ー A scholarship and college search site.

Financial Aid Resources ー A list of financial aid resources from the State of Connecticut Office of Higher Education.

Find Assistance to Complete the FAFSA Form

FSA ID# ー Create an FSA ID#.

Khan Academy ー The College Board has provided the full test specifications for the redesigned SAT available online, and through a partnership with Khan Academy the College Board is making free test practice materials available to all students.

NEBHE Tuition Break Program ー This program enables New England residents to enroll at out-of-state New England public colleges and universities at a discount.

Newington Student Assistance Fund ー The NSAF is a non-profit organization whose mission is to assist residents of Newington obtain post-secondary education or training. Loans are available to any Newington resident.

NWEA - Mapping the Road to College ー See where Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) interim assessment scores can take your students with our unique College Explorer tool. The tool links to MAP scores for students in grades 5-9 to colleges and universities based on the median ACT scores of students who were admitted and enrolled in those institutions.

Redesigned SAT updates ー Find all of the newly updated changes to the SAT on this site.

Peterson’s ー Similar to College View, this site offers admissions essay help and other services.

Princeton Review ー This site offers test preparation for standardized tests including the SAT and the ACT.

RaiseMe ー Earn micro‑scholarships from colleges for your achievements as early as 9th grade.

Regional Hartford Foundation for Public Giving ー Find Hartford County scholarship and funding information.

SAT Converter ー Compare scores on the new SAT to that of scores on the “old” SAT and ACT.

SAT Registration at College Board ー Test dates, registration information, and more.

SAT vs. ACT Comparison Score Chart ー Compare scores on the SAT to scores on the ACT. ー Strictly financial information and resources.

Universal College Application ー Free online admissions application used by 80 colleges.

School Counseling Forms & Packets

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