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It's never too early - or too late - to start planning for college.

The Guidance Office brings representatives from numerous colleges to visit Cincy students and College Week each January includes a college fair, an alumni panel and a campus safety presentation. Each year there are a variety of scholarships for seniors to apply to receive. The list below is updated regulary to offer regional, national and international scholarships. Students and parents can get help with financial aid information by reading the presentation below, visiting any of the links, or by calling the Guidance Office at (607) 863-3200 ext. 3.

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College Planning Resources


Financial Aid Information


College Planning Resources

College Visits

Please stop by the Guidance Office for a pre-signed pass to meet with a college representative! Continue to check this list for updates.
Schedule of Visits Coming Soon!

Online Resources for College Planning

American College Test
An excellent college research program

Campus Tours
Virtual tours to campuses throughout the country using interactive maps, movies/videos, and pictures

College Board Online
Uses college search software ExPAN on-line for free to find colleges that match your goals and interests

Common Application
Download the Common Application or submit the application electronically. Be sure to notify your counselor if this is your plan

Links to colleges and universities

New York State's Higher Education Corporation
Link to other college or lender web sites, find out about state and federal aid, and print a New York State TAP application or change form

Peterson's Guide
Comprehensive college search engine

Attend SUNY
Please use this website to get more information about SUNY colleges and also to apply to SUNY campuses

Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Interactive web version of the FAFSA form
Free scholarship and college searches plus financial aid tools, and more!

Excelsior Scholarship
The Excelsior Scholarship, in combination with other student financial aid programs, allows students to attend a SUNY or CUNY college tuition-free.


Financial Aid Information

Financial Aid 101: A Guide for Parents & Students

This presentation was created by SUNY Cortland but it is applicable for any college! Click to open in a new window.

Online Resources for Help with Financial Aid & Paying for College

Fast web can help you find money for college by searching through over 600,000 scholarships!
Sallie Mae can help you find information on the college process, financial aid questions answered, as well as links to scholarships
Student Aid provides information that allows insight into many things such as how to borrow money and information on repaying loans back. This web site provides additional links that may be very helpful for parents and students.
This web site allows students to apply for federal financial aid online. This form (FAFSA) is the form that most college students will use in order to receive financial aid. This application can not be submitted until January 1st.  The guidance office will also have paper FAFSA forms.
College Net is a great resource for many things that can help you learn more about the college process.  It has a great scholarship search that allows you to narrow down scholarships through many categories.
This web site is another source to search over thousands of scholarships and discover more information about financial aid.
This will link you to other college or lender web sites, find out about state and federal aid, and print a New York State TAP application or change form.
The Sloan Career Cornerstone Center is an ever-expanding resource for anyone interested in exploring career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computing, and healthcare.
Join the largest and most successful online network connecting high school athletes and college coaches. You can set up athletic profiles for potential coaches to view.