online resource for college planning is now new and improved. What once
was known as Mississippi Wiredscholar has been officially renamed as
Mississippi College Answer. This resource is presented by USA Funds on the
USA Funds stated that the
new name does a better job of reflecting the website's comprehensive
content that guides students as well as parents through the the process of
preparing for college. It helps direct them in choosing and applying to
college along with giving insight on college expenses and payments.
Mississippi College Answer also has a new design with better organization
and navigation to make it more user friendly for students, prospective
students, and their parents in finding the information that is most
important to them. Such features include:
-Information for Mississippi residents about career planning, higher
education programs and financial-aid opportunities.
scholarship search that offers students access to a database of more than
2.4 million scholarships totaling more than $14 billion.
-Step-by-step tutorials on the entire college-planning process, including
how to apply for college, prepare for college and repay student loans.
college-planning tools, including a school-comparison tool,
school-affordability analyzer and a variety of interactive calculators and
monthly college-planning newsletter delivered through e-mail to visitors
who register on the site.
"USA Funds is pleased to sponsor
Mississippi College Answer as part of our commitment to supporting
Mississippi higher education," said Carl C. Dalstrom, president and CEO of
Indianapolis-based USA Funds."