If you're thinking about life after high school, you may want more information on testing, college, and financial aid. We have some great links to help you figure it all out.
Take a look at The Urbana Free Library's Learning Express Library for help with test preparation and more. Also be sure to browse our test prep books in the library's collection. Then move on to our other links for additional helpful information.
This amazing database has practice tests and skills improvement for all kinds of tests, including the ACT, SAT and GED. You can also work on your math, reading, or writing skills or get advice for your job search.
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Test Prep/College Links
CareerOneStop Students and Career Advisors
Determine what education fits with your career choice, learn how to pay for college, and find information about apprenticeships.
College Possible: Open a World of Opportunity
Find resources for high school students preparing for college, including information on how to pay for college, how to prepare for college and how to choose the right school.
College Zone: Illinois Student Assistance Commission (iSAC)
This is a comprehensive site for student aid resources, information on choosing a college or learning about career options.
FAFSA on the Web - Federal Student Aid
The online Free Application for Federal Student Aid is the first step in obtaining aid.
The largest and most frequently updated online financial aid database, Fastweb allows students to search for scholarships and aid by entering their own personal profile.
Federal Student Aid, An Office of the U.S. Department of Education
Find information about selecting and applying for schools, financial aid eligibility, and instructions on submitting a financial aid application.
Internet Public Library, Teen Division
Get some ideas and information about what's next after high school. You'll find college and university profiles, community and junior college info, and professional and technical education resources.
Urbana Adult Education
Interested in college, but don't have your high school diploma? Urbana Adult Education offers free Basic Education classes for anyone 17 years or older.