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Best Colleges  U.S. News & World Report

US News & World Report ranks over 1600 schools each year in many different categories. You can also search schools with your own criteria.



Braintrack is a worldwide University-Index on the Internet. It contains Internet-Addresses of Universities, Polytechnics, Colleges and other higher educational institutions all over the world. Especially helpful if you're interested in studying in other countries.


Catalog List (coming soon)

See what we have for college prep, planning and testing in the library. The link above will take you to a search screen of many of our titles that can be of help.


College Board

At the College Board, you can:

Find information on College Board Tests

Plan for college

Find and compare colleges

Get help with the application process

Find out about financial aid

College Toolkit can help you with every step of the college admissions process, from picking the right college to paying for your education to researching majors.


FAFSA on the Web

Find out about eligibility, fill out a form online, and follow up to check status or make corrections.

FinAid  Financial aid information online

The SmartStudent guide to all types of financial aid is informative, comprehensive, and objective.

I Need a Pencil

Free and innovative SAT prep that includes 60 lessons, 800+ practice questions, and a score projector to help predict what your likely score will be.

Learning Express

Take practice tests to gain confidence and overcome test anxiety! Math and reading skills, SAT, PSAT, AP, CLEP, GRE, ASVAB, GED, EMT, US Citizenship, more!


The NHHEAF Network Organizations is NH's source of knowledge for everything college; providing free college planning assistance and state-of-the-art service to NH's students and parents!


Chock full of information about schools, majors, college culture, financial aid and more.

This site offers loads of information about 529 plans, Coverdells and other college savings tools. The site is packed with free calculators, guides, information sheets. There is some subscription content but the free content is worth exploring

Study Guide Zone

A free site that offers study guides, practice test, flash cards and more for SAT, CLEP, GED, and ACT tests. They also provide a comprehensive college guide with tips for admission, essay writing, and financial aid.


College Board's FUND FINDER

The College Board's FUND FINDER scholarship database lists scholarships and other types of financial aid programs from 3,300 national, state, public and private sources. The database is updated annually.



The FastWeb Scholarship Search is the largest, most accurate and most popular free scholarship search site, with more than 35 million registered users. It is also the most frequently updated and provides automatic email notification of new scholarships that match the student's profile. The FastWeb Scholarship Search was the first scholarship database available for free on the web and is the most innovative and student-focused of all the scholarship search sites.


Local Scholarships

A comprehensive list of scholarships available to Windham residents. This page is updated as we receive new contact, deadline, and submission information each spring.


Windham Endowment for Community Advancement  Scholarships

A list of Community scholarships available through the Windham Endowment LLC

The database has good coverage of awards and a fairly precise match, but some of the scholarship entries in the database appear to contain old information.


Windham Dollars for Scholars

Ms. Julie Lichtmann
603-537-2400 X 7203


Windham High School Boosters

The award criteria and application forms for these awards may be found online at:

Any questions may be emailed to Laurie Liddy at

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 updated 08/21/12