College Info

The Teen Time room has a large collection of books about college and college tests. Drop by and take a look. Below you will find a list of websites about college, financial aid and preparing for college.

College Fairs

New York HESC College Fair Calendar

National College Fairs

 

College Planning & Testing

Learning Express Library – practice tests (includes SAT & ACT practice tests), exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life.

America’s Best Colleges Index – US News & World Report – Find rankings for colleges and universities, or search directory pages based on your own criteria.

College Board
At the College Board, you can

  • Find information on College Board Tests
  • Plan for college
  • Find and compare colleges
  • Get help with the application process
  • Find out about financial aid.

FAFSA on the Web – Find out about eligibility, fill out a form online, and follow up to check status or make corrections.

FinAid: Financial Aid Information Online – The SmartStudent guide to all types of financial aid is informative, comprehensive, and objective.

Braintrack – Braintrack is a worldwide university index on the Internet. It contains the Internet addresses of universities, polytechnics, colleges and other higher educational institutions all over the world. Especially helpful if you’re interested in studying in other countries.

My College Guide – If you’re debating about going to college, give this site a look.

Peterson’s – A jackpot of information about colleges, college admissions and essay writing, test preparation, financial aid, and much more.

SavingForCollege.com – Though this website offers some fee-based services, it also offers plenty of free information on the 529 college plans, Coverdell Education Savings Account (formerly called the Education IRA), and more.

Students.gov: Student Gateway to the U.S. Government – A gateway to government information about preparing and applying to colleges, financial aid, careers, and more.

SuperCollege.com – This website from college experts Gen and Kelly Tanabe offers free information about exploring colleges, the admissions process, scholarships, and more. Harvard graduates Gen and Kelly Tanabe are the founders of SuperCollege and the award-winning authors of eight books on college admission and scholarships.

TestPrepReview.com – TestPrepReview.com is a free service of a nonprofit group of educators. This website was created to provide free practice test questions for the SAT and for students in a variety of career situations.

Library of Congress – College Catalogs, Directories and Rankings

 

College Libraries

Evaluating College Libraries

Library of Congress system explained – colleges/universities do not use the Dewey Decimal System

Library of Congress explained – video

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