Preparing for College


Future Ready Mentor Toolkit

One of the biggest challenges facing parents and influential adults who want to help students succeed in school and in life is accessing information that will help them talk to students about the necessary steps to take and creating a plan for success. The Future Ready Mentor Toolkit is packed with the information, tools and resources to start conversations with students about preparing for college, work and life.



Additional Resources


The College Board website has a wealth of information on finding the right college, exploring careers, paying for college and getting in.

YourPlanfortheFuture.org is a college and career planning website where students can keep track of everything from high school courses to college searches and scholarship lists.

Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority will point you towards affordable and reliable programs to save money for college and learn about additional financial aid options.

FAFSA4caster help you understand your options for paying for collegeby estimating your eligibility for federal student aid.