Building a School List:

  1.  Spreadsheet from Jennie Kent and Jeff Levy regarding merit aid and need-based aid.

2.   Mark Moody's Quick and Dirty School List Builder.

3.  Midwest Tuition Exchange:  Illinois students are eligible for a tuition discount at several midwest universities.

Composing the College Essay:

3.  College Essay Guy- tons of free resources for the college planning process.

4. Essays that Worked from Johns Hopkins University.