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College Preparation and Assistance


Here we will be adding links, information and other pages that can help you get to college. Some of these links will take you to another website.

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LearningExpress Library

This is a wonderful online tool available to Library cardholders. Helps kids do their best in school by providing practice, lessons, and study help for various subjects. For elementary school students, there are currently modules for Math and Reading Skills Improvement.

  • ACT Preparation
  • Advanced Placement (AP) Preparation
  • CLEP Preparation
  • CUNY Skills Assessment Tests Preparation
  • PSAT/NMSQT Preparation
  • SAT Preparation
  • THEA Preparation
  • TOEFL iBT Preparation
  • TOEIC Preparation
  • Test-Taking Skills Improvement
  • College Admissions Preparation
  • College Placement Preparation

Tutorial Videos for the GED Test

Did you know you can take the GED® test on a computer? These videos are designed to walk you through the registration and scheduling process for the GED® test. Then you can view a tutorial that gives you an inside look at the GED® test. Use the tutorials to help break down each step and successfully sign up and prepare for your test. Watch the "Create an Account Tutorial" video to get started!

PowerMyLearning: College Preparation

PowerMyLearning.com is your destination for the best fun, free educational activities from across the web! Developed by nonprofit CFY, this free site for students, educators, and parents helps propel achievement in all major K-12 subject areas. Looking for great college preparation resources? PowerMyLearning College preparation has lots of free activities that can help!

Nerdwallet: Education

Empower yourself to make the best decisions about your, or your child's, higher education. Find tools to compare schools, search for scholarship opportunities, and even calculate student loans. NerdWallet helps consumers save money and make smarter decisions about their personal finances, travel plans, or higher education.

Need Money for College? Federal Student Aid

StudentAid.gov provides in-depth information on federal student aid programs, applying for financial aid, and repaying student loans.

PowerMyLearning Finances

PowerMyLearning.com is your destination for the best fun, free educational activities from across the web! It's never too early to start learning about managing and saving money- find games and resources for learning such skills and tips on this site.

Scholarship Search

Search more than 7,000 scholarships, fellowships, loans, and other financial aid opportunities.

Community College Finder

Use the American Association of Community Colleges' finder tool to search for community colleges in your area.

Affordable Colleges Online

Distance learning is here to stay. Initially on the fringes of formal education, online colleges, courses and degree programs have quickly become mainstream. Even traditional campus-based institutions have incorporated online learning into their curricula. In 2013, seven million college students — nearly 50 percent of all those enrolled — took at least one online class, with an estimated 20 percent earning an entire degree program remotely. The Sloan Consortium reports that 74 percent of today’s academic leaders rate the educational outcomes of online learning as equal to or superior to those of face-to-face systems. More recruiters than ever before are embracing online credentials.

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