Educator Resources

Link to the information you need and download selected English and Spanish student and parent handouts from the latest edition of the College Board’s College Counseling Sourcebook.

Downloadable Resources

File Name Description File Type File Size
Assessing Your List of Colleges

For students who have compiled a list of colleges that interest them and want to narrow down their choices.

pdf 838 KB
10 Questions for the Financial Aid Office

Provides specific questions for parents to ask, so they can make informed decisions about paying for their children's college education.

pdf 419 KB
10 preguntas acerca de la oficina de ayuda financiera

Spanish version of the handout listed above.

pdf 426 KB
Avoiding Scholarship Scams

Alerts students and families to unscrupulous business practices.

pdf 422 KB
Campus Visit Score Card

Encourage your students to take this simple evaluation form with them on campus visits.

pdf 287 KB
College Application Checklist

Provides structure for student record keeping.

pdf 873 KB
College Planning Calendar for Juniors

Detailed, chronological listing of college-search tasks; useful for students and parents.

pdf 845 KB
Senior-year Calendar for Students Applying for Financial Aid

Provides a month-by-month action plan.

pdf 849 KB
Five Ways Ed Pays Brochure

For students, a brochure describing the five powerful ways a college degree can transform their life and lifestyle.

pdf 2 MB
Five Ways Ed Pays Brochure (Spanish)

Spanish version of the handout listed above.

pdf 2 MB
Five Ways Ed Pays Flyer

For students, a flyer describing the five powerful ways a college degree can transform their life and lifestyle.

pdf 91 KB
Five Ways Ed Pays Flyer (Spanish)

Spanish version of the handout listed above.

pdf 97 KB

BigFuture Resources

File Name Description File Type File Size
College Planning for Ninth- and 10th-Graders

This short handout provides freshmen and sophomores with a step-by-step college planning guide.

pdf 159 KB
Create a Solid Academic Portfolio

This student handout summarizes the kinds of courses colleges look for on applicant transcripts.

pdf 171 KB
Financial Aid Checklist for Students and Parents

This checklist helps students and their families stay on top of financial aid paperwork.

pdf 179 KB
College Application Checklist

Students can print this checklist to keep track of application tasks and deadlines.

pdf 138 KB

Web Resources

URL Description
Fee Waivers & Reductions

Learn about College Board exam fee waivers and find out who's eligible.

SAT: How the Fee-Waiver Service Works

Get more info on SAT fee waivers and download the 2010-11 Directory of Colleges Cooperating with the SAT Program Fee-Waiver Service.

SSD Online Disabilities Accommodation Management System

Find out how to use the College Board's new online system for requesting testing accommodations for students with disabilities.

Community Colleges

Find community college resources on the Professional area of the College Board website.

Interactive Tour

Get an overview of the many features of the YouCanGo! site with this interactive tour.