This list of links includes many sites that are frequently used by students.  It is organized by topic.

College Admission Test Preparation

ACT (basic information & to register)
ACT Online Prep (for current Upward Bound Students)
    *Must use Microsoft Internet Explorer or Firefox. Site does not work with Google Chrome
SAT (Basic information & to register)
Varsity Tutors (Practice Tests, Flashcards and other study materials for the ACT and ACCUPLACER)


Planning for College & Career

Find the Best College For You
I SEEK- College research and career exploration
MNCIS- College searching and career exploration
   MNCIS Access for Upward Bound Students:
Username: anoka-ramsey
Password: arcc

Financial Aid

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Pin number
Financial Aid Estimator (FAFSA4caster) 


Scholarship Information

Scholarship sites will require personal information.  Use at own discretion.

College Board Scholarship Search
Peterson's Scholarship Search
Fastweb scholarship search
Hmong Scholarships
Native American Scholarships
Gates Millennium Scholarship


Federal Department of Education
Minnesota Department of Education
Federal TRIO Homepage
Minnesota TRIO Organization

TRiO logo
TRiO / Upward Bound
763-433-1170 press 2 for Coon Rapids Campus