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For Upper School Students

College Resources

Cialfo is a web-based program that allows students to research colleges, keep track of applications, and communicate with the college planning office. Use the college data and the data collected on Friends Select graduates since 2010 to help make thoughtful decisions about where to apply. Here is the link to Cialfo (password protected): 

Take practice SAT exams, do a college search, register for the SAT Reasoning Test and SAT Subject Tests, submit your SAT scores to colleges, and more.

Take practice ACT exams, register for the ACT exam, submit your ACT scores to colleges, and more.

Get information on federal student aid and how to apply for federal need-based aid. Where to fill out and submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Where to access the College Scholarship Service PROFILE financial aid form.

Get information about and where to apply to colleges and universities that accept the Common Application.

The site of the advocacy organization Fair Test, which works to end the misuses and flaws of standardized testing. It provides a list of four-year colleges and universities that do not use the SAT Reasoning Test or ACT to admit substantial numbers of undergraduates.

Home of the NCAA Eligibility Center. Get important information regarding eligibility to compete on Division I and II athletic teams, Friends Select’s approved list of Core Courses, NCAA rules for athletic recruitment, and how to apply for eligibility.