Q: Where online can I find information on colleges and financial aid?

— C.B., Taylorville, Ill.

A: For college planning and the college search, you might try collegeboard.org, unigo.com, petersons.com and campustours.com

For more financial-aid guidance, start with the U.S. Department of Education at ed.gov and studentaid.ed.gov. The finaid.org website offers scholarship and loan guidance and help filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). At fastweb.com, you can search a large scholarship database.

This Article is from the Columbus Dispatch on Sunday, March 29, 2015