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    Big Future:  Find and compare colleges, explore careers, college financial information, applying to colleges and more.
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    College Navigator:  All the info you need about colleges. Admission, enrollment, tuition, fees, programs & majors, campus security, varsity athletic teams and more. From the National center for Education Statistics.
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    Get Schooled:  "Inspire and engage students" with hip interactive articles, video and surveys on topics of college knowledge, life skills, keys to success, future focus, make the grade and more. In partnership with Viacom and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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    Niche 2022 Best Value Colleges in America:   "Explore the colleges that are the best value for your money based on net price, alumni earnings, graduation rates, and student debt using data from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews. The ranking compares the most affordable colleges with the best return on investment." Caution - Advertising.

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    The Princeton Review - Best Value Colleges: "List of 200 best value colleges - based on academics, costs, financial aid, debt, graduation rates and alumni career and salary data. Find college rankins in categories like Best Career Placement, Best Alumni Network, and more."

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    U.S. News & World Report BEST COLLEGESRankings, lists and profiles for nearly 1,800 schools.
    Common Application
    The Common Application: The Common Application provides standardized first-year application form for “over 500 public and private colleges and universities.”
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    College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC):  College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) is a free service of the State of North Carolina that helps students plan, apply, and pay for college.
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    Federal Student Aid:  FAFSA application and info, exploring schools and careers, budgeting, types of aid and more. To complete the FAFSA form click here.
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    Winston-Salem Foundation:  The Winston-Salem Foundation provided over $900,000 in student aid last year for local to attend college.
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