College planning tools

Use these tools and calculators to help you plan and pay for college
Find scholarships for college

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Get FAFSA® help

Looking for FAFSA® help? Get step-by-step instructions for each question to maximize your financial aid for college.

Explore FAFSA® Guide

Estimate your student loan payments

Figure out how much your monthly payments might be after you graduate from college.

Student Loan Payment Amount Estimator

Estimate the cost of unpaid interest

See how unpaid interest on your student loans can grow, and the impact of paying interest as you go.

Accrued Interest Calculator

Stay on top of college planning dates

Find out about important dates and deadlines as you research and apply for colleges.

Download the Countdown to College Checklist PDF

Create a budget for yourself

Use our worksheet to easily track your spending and compare it to your budget goal.

Download the My Monthly Budget Worksheet PDF