College planning resources

Planning for college doesn't have to be stressful. We have the tools and resources to help you prepare for college, stay on track during school, and set you up for financial success after you graduate.

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Complete the Annual Student Loan Acknowledgement

If you plan to accept federal student loans, make sure you complete the Annual Student Loan Acknowledgment. For more information, visit

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Tools to help you plan your college finances

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