Education Quest: Headquartered in Lincoln, EducationQuest Foundation is a nonprofit organization with a mission to improve access to higher education in Nebraska. Services include free college planning services, outreach services, need-based scholarship programs, and college access grants.
College reality check: This site helps parents and students calculate the likelihood that a particular institution will graduate students within four years, the net cost of attending a given school, and whether the degree program is likely to pay off financially.
College Board’s site enables comparisons of tuition, size, selectivity level, and typical ACT/SAT scores used.
Colleges That Change Lives: This collection of 40 small, residential, student-focused liberal arts colleges have holistic admissions (meaning the college considers a range of admission factors beyond GPA and test scores). The site offers advice ranging from student stress to various points along the admissions process.