Navigate / search

College: Info & Application Process

bigfuture1-300x111

Know you want to attend college but have no idea where?! Don’t just choose the schools that your friends are applying to. Visit https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/college-search?navid=gh-cs and utilize their free search tool that will help match you with colleges that meet YOUR standards.

If you are applying to a college that uses the Common Application, check out COMMON APP Guidelines for easy to follow instructions.

Scholarships & Financial Aid

PHEAA Financial Aid Night 2016-17

FASFA FORMS

Please use the 2015-16 Completing the FAFSA PDF to assist you in filling out the FASFA.
Dan Wray, a representative from PHEAA,  will  be returning to EJ on ________________ beginning at 2 pm for a FASFA Completion Event.
Dan will be available to assist families in easily and accurately completing the FASFA form. FASFA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) must be filled out in order for a student to be eligible for Financial Aid.
Please contact a guidance counselor to set up an appointment with Dan on this day.  Appointments will last approximately 1 hour.  You must bring all necessary paperwork to the appointment for Dan to be of assistance. Download the FASFA Reference Guide.

 Helpful Resources

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA): access PHEAA’s free Student Aid Guide which can help students to navigate through the process of paying for college.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA): This is the federal application which all students must complete and file in order to be considered for any federal, state, or institutional aid. The application becomes available on January 1st of the year in which you will be attending college.  For example: If you will be attending college beginning in Fall 2015, you can fill out the FASFA beginning January 1, 2015.  Visit the FASFA website for more information.
www.EducationPlanner.org: Resources to help students explore career options, colleges and financial aid opportunities.
studentaid.ed.gov: Explanation of various grants, scholarships and loans available to students and parents.