College and Career Info

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Test Prep Websites

    Featuring a "college quickfinder" that allows you to compare colleges; help with SAT, PSAT, and CLEP tests - get dates and register online; search for scholarships or set up a personal start page with upcoming deadlines, SAT reminders, or track your SAT prep progress.
  • Kaptest
    From Kaplan, a leader in test prep, admissions, and tutoring.
  • Peterson's Testing & Education Reference Center
    Taking a college entrance or licensing exam? Looking for a college or graduate school? Need help finding scholarships? Use this database to search thousands of college and graduate school entries. Identify scholarships that meet their financial needs. Take online practice tests and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals. Use your 13-digit library card number to access tests from home.
  • - Free Online SAT Test Preparation Practice Tests
    SAT Practice problems, customized SAT preparation plan, SAT problem solving videos, free online SAT test preparation books and materials.

    Scholarship Websites

  • CollegeNet
    Search a database of more than 600,000 scholarships.
    A one-stop resource for life after high school allowing students to find and apply for scholarships, search through a database of more than 4,000 colleges, and explore 900 careers all in one location. It is one of the most comprehensive sites for life after high school... and everything on the site is free for students to use!
    Lists scholarships offered by individual colleges and universities to ALL enrolled students meeting specific criteria.
  • Sallie Mae Scholarship Search
    Sallie Mae’s free scholarship search contains more than 2.9 million scholarships worth more than $16 billion. It also includes:

    College & College-Finding Websites

  • eCollegeFinder
    Use eCollegeFinder to find over 2,500 accredited online degree from the best accredited online colleges available.
  • Embark
    Use the matchmaker database to find the right college for you, or let the colleges recruit you with the free recruiter program. Get help choosing a major, or help preparing for the SAT.
  • Linfield's Distance Learning Guide
    A comprehensive and detailed picture of what online learning is and what to expect in an online college environment.
  • Virginia Mentor
    An online resource to help students and their families select a college, apply for admission, and plan to finance higher education.
  • The 411 on 529 and Other College Savings Plans
    A comprehensive guide to explain how 529 savings plans work, as well provide information on alternative ways to save. This is a practical resource for any parent or student struggling with the question of how to pay for school.  

    Career Choice Websites

  • Gateway Commercial Finance
    Business lessons for high school students
  • Job Profiles
    Search job profile directories to find out what jobs are really like as described by people who do them. Find out about the basic skills needed, the stress and rewards of the job, and advice on entering the field.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    Describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, training and education needed, earnings and expected job prospects. 

    Money Management Websites

  • Youngbiz
    A place to learn about investing, buy your own stocks, and begin a college savings plan.
    Explanations of basic investing terms and benefits of saving.