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Frequently requested web sites...
- Federal Student Aid (http://www.studentaid.ed.gov/) - The best place to start for everything you need to know about federal student aid from the U.S. Department of Education.
- FAFSA on the web (www.fafsa.ed.gov) - Apply for federal financial aid online using the Department of Education's FAFSA (SM) on the Web.
- Completing the FAFSA (http://studentaid.ed.gov/students/publications/completing_fafsa/index.html) - Get help here in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
- US Network for Education Information (www.ed.gov/NLE/USNEI/index.html) provides official information assistance for anyone who wants to learn about U.S. education. (US Dept of Education)
- Education USA (http://www.educationusa.state.gov) offers guidance to qualified individuals on how best to access educational opportunities in the U.S. (US Dept of State)
Find a College
- College Finder (http://http://studentaid2.ed.gov/gotocollege/collegefinder) can help you find the perfect place for your postsecondary education. (US Dept of Education)
- College Opportunities Online (http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/cool) provides direct links to over 9,000 colleges and universities in the U.S. (US Dept of Education)
Explore Careers (http://www.bls.gov/oco) at the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook.
Veterans Education Benefits (GI Bill) (http://www.gibill.va.gov) is VA's main page for information about the GI Bill for veterans and their dependents.
Get Answers from the Government (http://answers.USA.gov) - if USA.gov doesn't already have the answer, they'll get it! Find answers here to any questions you have about government services, using USA.gov's network on contacts from across the government.
and phone numbers...
Federal Student Aid Information Center: General information about the federal student aid programs, help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and technical assistance for FAFSA on the web are available through the Federal Student Aid Information Center at: 1-800-4-FED-AID (1-800-433-3243); 1-319-337-5665; or (TTY) 1-800-730-8913
To report fraud, waste or abuse of federal student aid funds: 1-800-MIS-USED (1-800-647-8733)
International Students: If you are seeking to study in the United States, the US Network for Education Information can help! Call them at 1-800-424-1616 or email them at USNEI@ed.gov.
Information Resource Center: General information from the U.S. Dept of Education about programs, grants, publications, and referrals to sources of specific information and answers to your questions: 1-800-USA-LEARN (Spanish speakers available); 202-401-2000, or (TTY) 1-800-437-0833, or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Answers by Phone: Call the information specialists at the Federal Citizen Information Center toll-free at 1 (800) FED INFO (1-800-333-4636) between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. eastern time Monday through Friday, and get answers to all your questions about federal programs, benefits, or services.
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