• College Planning:&n.bsp; Start with research. You can use tools like Supermatch to begin your search.  Narrow down your choices by adding colleges to the “Colleges I’m Thinking About” lists.  
  • Legal Status: Did you know some undocumented students in Texas can qualify for financial aid under the TAFSATexas Higher Education Coordinating Board explains how residency and in-state tuition works for undocumented students. For more, see this article to learn about real Texas students who made college a reality with the Texas financial aid. 
  • Idioma: La programa Univision tiene recursos educativos para la gente de Tejas.
  • Resumes: Need resume writing and design tips? Susan Ireland and the Purdue Owl are great resources for lots of information about resumes. Job Search and CBS News also have simple tips for crafting your resume. Harvard Law SchoolRollins College and the University of Minnesota have useful guides for laying out and formatting the resume. 
  • Textbooks: Textbooks can be another high expense on top of tuition. But at websites like Chegg.com and Bookrenter.com, you can buy or rent books at a serious discounts. Check out this article for more ways to save. 
  • Veterans: In 2009, the Department of Veteran Affairs began paying Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to students to help them achieve their education goals. Visit their website to hear veterans’ stories, learn how to apply, and explore other programs. The Montgomery G.I. Bill also provides up to 36 months of education benefits. Texas also has a specific veteran program called the Hazlewood Act, learn more here.