Want to learn more about general college planning? Below is a list of resources where further information on college planning, saving and 529 plans is available.
Information and research on higher education institutions and financial aid sponsored by the College Board, a national nonprofit membership association composed of more than 5,700 schools, colleges, universities and other educational organizations.
College planning, 529 plans, and the latest in college saving news from the College Savings Plan Network, part of the National Association of State Treasurers.
College planning and financial aid topics for students, teachers and administrators from the U.S. Department of Education.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid and other financial aid processes from the U.S. Department of Education’s Federal Student Aid website.
Information on more than 90 standardized tests, including undergraduate and graduate admissions test from a leader in test preparation, Kaplan.
Matches students with the right college, program or graduate school, including the rolling admissions option and offers test preparation.
Comprehensive 529 plan resource that includes state-specific 529 tax treatment and plan ratings based on a proprietary rating system by Joseph Hurley, a certified accountant and expert in 529 plans.
References to third-party websites should not be construed as an endorsement by Columbia Threadneedle Investments or any of its affiliates. Although we believe the sites to be reliable, neither Columbia Threadneedle Investments nor any of its affiliates represents or guarantees that they are accurate or complete, and they should not be relied upon as such.
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