JB Pritzker, Governor, State of Illinois

Making an Informed College Choice

You’ve done your homework, applied to colleges and may have received at least one financial aid award letter. Congratulations on all your hard work . . . you are on your way to college and a career!

But you might still have plenty of questions—you may have several options on where to attend school and want to be sure you make the right choice; you need help deciphering your financial aid award letters; you aren’t sure what you need to do now to accept an offer of admission; you might need on-campus housing—to name a few. Making a big and important transition in your life can feel overwhelming and downright scary—ISAC can help.

Get one-on-one help from the ISACorps

Your regional ISACorps member can provide the counseling and support you need to make an informed college selection:

  • Review college options and award letters to help you make an informed decision about where to attend school
  • Assist with the financial aid verification process to ensure that you receive the correct amount of financial aid
  • Review and explain the various student loan options available to students and their families
  • Assist you in the process of accepting an offer of admission and submitting necessary paperwork for housing, orientation, placement testing, and more
  • Provide support and mentoring through the summer before college to help ease the transition

Contact your ISACorps member for help!

Online Resources to help you make an informed decision and a successful transition to college