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About Us is an official U.S. government web site designed for college students and their families. Our mission is to provide you with easy access to information and resources from the U.S. government – all the info you need, in one place, from all parts of the government.

Check out our topic areas! You might be surprised at what you find. Through, you can link to government (and selected non-government) web sites to help you:

  • Choose the right college
  • Apply online for financial aid and scholarships
  • Find summer internships or jobs
  • Learn about careers that interest you
  • Tap into government research databases
  • Get a passport
  • Find rewarding volunteer opportunities
  • And much more! makes it faster and easier to find the answers to your questions by eliminating the need to search the entire web. The links on come from suggestions made by students, parents, teachers, and others who know first-hand what information will be most helpful during the transition to life beyond high school. is a cooperative effort between federal agencies, students, and other parts of the education community, under the leadership of the U.S. Department of Education.

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