Interactive Sites for Students

  • Way 2 Go RI

    Features interactive resources for students elementary through high school age that emphasize career exploration.

  • YouVisit

    Lets you visit colleges across the country at the click of a button! Check out the 360-degree narrated tours by You Visit.

  • Claim Your Future

    The Finance Authority of Maine’s career exploration game geared towards middle school students.

Saving and Paying for College

  • The Finance Authority of Maine

    A comprehensive resource for all things related to money management, planning, and saving for college.

  • 360 Financial Literacy

    Offers practical information about 529 plans, saving and paying for college, money management, and how to talk to your kids about money.


    Offers basic, comparative information about 529 plans across the country.


    Details saving and loan options, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and tips for repaying loans. is the Federal Government’s resource for paying for college.

  • College Cost and Transparency Center

    The United States Department of Education’s resourse that provides information about the cost of college.

  • FastWeb

    An online scholarship database to help students find outside scholarhips to support post-secondary education.

Financial Literacy

College Planning and Exploration

  • Big Future

    A complete guide to the college experience. Practical information for parents and students alike, Big Future includes college and career search, college planning, and saving tips.

  • The ACT

    Many schools require standardized testing as a part of admission requirements. The ACT is one of those tests. Check out their site for test dates and test prep information.

  • The College Board

    Administers the SAT, PSAT, and AP Tests. Many schools require standardized testing as a part of admission requirements. Check out their site for test date and test prep information.

  • The Maine Community College System

    This website resource will help you learn more about community colleges in Maine.

  • The University of Maine

    This website resource has information about and links to all of universities in the University of Maine System.

  • The Common Application

    Nearly 700 colleges and universities use the Common Application.

  • First Generation Student

    Offers information tailored to the first-generation student’s experience. First-generation students are students who are the first in their families to attend college.

  • You Can Go!

    Guides students through manageable steps to make their college dreams a reality.