The Step-by-Step Guide to College Planning, BigFuture by the College Board, guides all students through the college planning process, making it easier and less overwhelming. The step-by-step approach demystifies college planning, particularly for those students who are the first generation in their families to attend college. Students using BigFuture answer questions and make choices about their own needs and preferences. Easy-to-use search tools and informative videos guide through the process.  The large collection of videos contains real-world advice from college students and expert educators.

BigFuture has a robust college search tool that helps students find the schools that are best for their needs and compare their advantages. Because great education occurs in thousands of colleges and universities, Big Future can find options for any high school graduate.  The resource also has scholarship search tools and extensive information about ways students can pay for college.