Interpreting a Financial Aid Award Letter (Find the accompanying worksheet here) (Reading and Activity): Learn how to interpret a financial aid award letter and negotiate for more aid.

Applying for Financial Aid with FAFSA (Find the accompanying worksheet here) (Reading and Online Activity): Learn how to complete the free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form to apply for aid.

Community FAFSA Playbook (Reading): A full guide of the ins and outs of FASFA.

ASU – First Star Academy (Website): The First Star – Arizona State University Academy is a free, comprehensive four-year college access program that aims to provide foster youth the academic support, enrichment, and resources needed to enroll and succeed in college.

JA Money Jar Podcast: College Tips – How to Pay for Your Degree (Podcast): Mindy and Rishika spoke with The College Investor expert, Robert Farrington, about what options are out there when students consider how to pay for college.

JA Money Jar Podcast: What Do Colleges Look At? (Podcast): They speak with a college admissions coach about what students can do to plan for a successful college application process.

JA Money Jar Podcast: Surviving and Thriving While Changing College Majors (Podcast): One-third of students change their career majors in college. Learn from a successful entrepreneur who went from engineering to being a trumpeter in the San Francisco Symphony.

JA $ave: It is Never Too Early to Decide on a College (Reading): Let’s explore how to choose a college.

JA Inspire (Interactive Experience): Explore careers, network with Arizona employers, and attend panel discussions in JA’s premier virtual career exploration fair!

Scholarship opportunities (Online Resource): Check out some scholarship opportunities from Scholarship America.

GCU Fostering Futures Scholarship (Scholarship): Understand the latest with GCU’s Foster Care education scholarship.