What Is a 529 College Savings Plan?

When thinking about college or career training, trying to figure out how to pay for everything can be overwhelming. And while many students and parents know they should probably be saving money, knowing how—and where—to start doing so can be a challenge.


How Do I Decide What to Study in College?

Determining your future is a lifelong journey that requires many decisions along the way. Multiple opportunities await you, so prepare yourself for any option. The decisions are yours! CIS provides comprehensive career information, resources and services to help you make successful education and career decisions.


SAT vs. ACT

In Idaho, public school students are required to take college placement exams—either the SAT, ACT or Compass —before the end of your eleventh grade year.


How to Find Scholarships

One of the challenges you’re probably facing is trying to figure out how to pay for college, right? In addition to grants and loans, you may also be eligible for scholarships to help pay for your expenses.


How to Pay for College

We get it. College is expensive and costs are likely to keep climbing in the next few years. The good news is you and your family probably won’t pay the price you see listed in school websites and brochures thanks to a variety of aid, grants, and scholarships.