Student and Parent Resources


 Fee Waiver


First-time undergraduate students and transfer students who have limited financial resources and meet designated requirements may use the NACAC Request for Application Fee Waiver Form or NACAC Request for Transfer Admission Application Fee Waiver Form​​, respectively, when applying to college. These forms help ensure that access to college is possible for all students. Learn more.

 Attend a College Fair


​Free and open to the public, NACAC's National College Fair program allow students to interact with admission representatives from a wide range of postsecondary institutions to discuss course offerings, admission and financial aid requirements, college life in general, and other information pertinent to the college selection process.



 College Access & Success Programs

NACAC's Directory of College Access & Success Programs offers information and contacts for hundreds of programs throughout the United States that help underrepresented students to prepare for, gain admission to and graduate from college. The directory can be a resource to families looking to find extra preparation and support for their children in the college transition process.

 Financial Aid


 Student Debt










Guidance for Seniors

College Prep and Testing

College Search

Admission Process   

Paying for College

Financial Aid

Alternatives to Going to College

Surviving Your Senior Year




 Nontraditional Students


 Study in the USA


Learn more about studying in the US, including information on student visas, financial aid resources for international students and how to obtain free professional advice.​


 The College Search

How to Use Your School Counselor Breaking Down the Admission Process
Before You Apply Financial Aid