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College Planning Media Kit

Free college planning resources for high school counselors.



Quick and easy downloads for you to access and share information about college planning.



Digital content curated just for you. All content printer ready!



Share content with your students and parents through email, social media, and much more.


We do the work.

You get the credit!

RISLA's College Planning Center is here to give your students the resources they need to plan for college successfully. 

We created this Media Kit with counselors in mind. It includes various outreach resources to promote and explain the FAFSA, Scholarships, Financial Aid, and applying to college in just one click!

College Planning Media Kit

High School Counselors can Click to download printable material to print and share with students and parents!

For High School Counselors

Free FAFSA Resources

We have created free resources to help high school counselors provide students and families with guides, tools, and tips for completing the FAFSA. This information is provided to you as part of RISLA's College Planning Center's mission to provide affordable access to higher education.


Schedule an information session with us.

Talk with RISLA's College Planning Center experts! We would happily facilitate an informational session on-site or virtually for your school.

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Important Notice | Effective July 2023

FAFSA Requirements

In accordance with The College and Career Success for All Students Act S3015, Rhode Island public and private schools are required to provide notice to both students, parents, and guardians with information regarding the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the Rhode Island Alternative Financial Aid Form.


Customize Your PDF

The PDF can be easily customized to suit the needs of each high school.  

  • Instructions provided.
  • Easy to download.
  • Available in English and Spanish.

Requirements for Counselors

ACT S3015 requires this notification to be disclosed to parents and students and kept in student files.


What it Includes.

  • How to prepare for The College and Career Success for All Students Act S3015
  • How to personalize and edit the document with the high school name.
  • Where to stay up to date about ACT S3015.
  • Detailed information about the importance of FAFSA completion.
  • Where to find the RI Alternative Financial Aid Application.
  • Free resources for FAFSA.
  • Types of Financial Aid and definitions.
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College Planning Events

FAFSA Events

Join us to complete your FAFSA! We will be at CCRI and Rhode Island College for summer workshopsand the College Planning Center. Check out dates and times that work for you.

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FAFSA Completion Guide

A step-by-step preview of the FAFSA form.

Take a detailed preview of the FAFSA form before completing it yourself. We have created a step-by-step preview of each section of the FAFSA with easy-to-read instructions regarding the information required on each screen.



For Student & Parents

A step-by-step guide to creating your FSA ID.  An FSA ID is required by both student and parent.



For Dependent Students

This guide is for dependent students beginning the FAFSA to invite parent(s) to complete.



For Parents & Gaurdians

A preview guide for parents beginning the FAFSA on behalf of their dependent student.



Free downloadable college planning guides to help students and parents prepare for college.


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Knowledge 4 College Scholarship


For student, parents & counselors

RISLA Scholarship Hub

Discover helpful tips, tools, and resources for high school seniors, college students, and parents. Scholarships are the best way to fund your education without repayment!

Scholarship for Students & Parents

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Video Resources

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Senior Year & College Planning
Creating a High School Resume
Tips to Help Pay for College
Scholarship Myths
Completing the FAFSA
FSA ID Tips | Spanish

Getting Ready for College

Tips for parents and students to prepare, plan, and pay for college.

Questions to ask about student loans if you need to borrow.
College Planning
Questions to ask about student loans if you need to borrow.
Borrowing responsibly for college is the key. Be sure to ask questions.
College Planning Tips for June
College Planning
College Planning Tips for June
Make sure to keep your eye on the college prize during your summer break. We have provided a summer check list for you.
College Planning
"Senioritis" and How to Beat It
by Melanie Trindade
Finishing strong is important even after you have been accepted to college. Be aware that "Senioritis" can have consequences.