skip to main content
Young girl with backpack reading map

NH students
of all ages and backgrounds to discover & achieve their education and career goals

College Preparation

Applying to college involves so much more than just sending in an application. Learn how to strategically choose colleges to apply to, what the application components entail and the ways families are paying for college.

Career Exploration

The Center for College Planning provides access to supplemental, downloadable curriculum you can deliver to students, opportunities for you to receive some professional development, and so much more.

News and Events

College Essay prep graphic

New Workshop Added

Our free summer college essay workshops for high school seniors were so popular, we’ve added another virtual session! Join us for helpful tips and brainstorming activities.
Registration is required. 

Important Notice About FAFSA Appointments

Please note, the 2024–25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is not scheduled to open until December 2023. If you would like to make a FAFSA appointment with the Center for College Planning, please check our website again in November for available appointments. We are currently offering Financial Aid Support & FAFSA Prep appointments for students and families who have questions about the new FAFSA or want to learn about the basics of the application. These are not FAFSA filing appointments.

Congratulations Winners Graphic

$300,000 in Scholarships Awarded to NH College Students

This year, 96 returning undergraduate students will receive scholarships totaling $300,000 – our largest award yet. 

Quote You never know what the outcome's going to be."

Considering College? Some Insider Advice

For high school seniors -- and others -- who are making their college and career plans, we have some insights and tips from our own education and career counselors and some of our partners around the state. 

The College Journey


College Financing Tool

How much will college cost you? This tool will assist you in planning and funding higher education.


Our private student loan program for undergraduate, graduate students and international students.

For Educators

We provide downloadable supplemental curriculum, print publications, and opportunities for professional development.

Need Help?

NHHEAF’s Center for College Planning is dedicated to serving all students throughout their education and career planning journeys -- for free!