College & Career

College & Career

College and Career Resources @ SCCLD

College and Career Resources @ SCCLD

Prepare For College (College Admissions Test Prep Center)

Provides resources to prepare to get into college including test prep for ACT, SAT, AP, and other exams, and college admissions essay.

Gale Presents: Peterson's Career Prep

Find resources on standardized test preparation, undergraduate & graduate program research, tuition assistance information, & career advice.

HelpNow: Online Tutoring & Homework Help for Students

Homework assistance and skill building via online. English and Spanish-speaking tutors are available Monday through Sunday from 1-10 PM.

Career Preparation Center by LearningExpress

Need to prepare for an occupational practice test? Looking to improve your workplace skills? Check out the Career Preparation Center.  

College Resources from the Web

College Resources

Additional Resources


Includes College Board test dates, online registration for the SAT, and online SAT scores


A free online and print publication focused on helping students with life after high school.

Vocational Schools Database

A database of private post-secondary vocational schools organized by state and by training occupation.


Campus Explorer

Search for college and career schools to meet your educational needs.

Search for a college or use the free scholarship search, and free online ACT and SAT practice tests.


Offers detailed information on over 6000 colleges, universities and trade schools.

Information for those considering study abroad including tips and tricks from students already studying overseas.

Getting Into College


Never Pay Retail for College

Choosing an affordable college with the desired programs is difficult but this book can help navigate college choices and financial aid.

1001 Ways to Pay for College

A resource for collegebound students and their parents on college financial aid, scholarships, loans, and grants.

Admission Matters

Offers comprehensive, expert, and practical advice for parents and students to guide them through the college admissions process.

Paying for College


Paying for College Without Going Broke

A guide to controlling college costs offers advise on financial aid packages, educational loans, and additional sources of revenue.

1001 Ways to Pay for College

A resource for collegebound students and their parents on college financial aid, scholarships, loans, and grants.

Scholarship Handbook 2018

Real college funding opportunities, including scholarship, internship and loan programs.

The Ultimate Scholarship Book 2022

A directory of scholarships, with advice on where to find them, compile a resume, get a recommendation, and succeed in an interview.

Paying for College Resources from the Web

Federal Student Aid: An Office of the U.S. Dept of Education

The office of Federal Student Aid provides grants, loans, and work-study funds for college or career school.

FinAid: The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid

A comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice, and tools.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online

Use the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form to apply for financial aid for college or grad school.

Tuition Funding Sources

TFS is a FREE online portal to scholarships, student loans, financial aid and careers.

Money & Work

Your Virtual Career Center


Live interview coaching, resume builder, career assessments, job search help.

LearningExpress Library

Skill-building courses, occupation practice tests, career and academic test & skill-building eBooks.

Additional Resources from the Web

Search for the perfect summer job.


Comprehensive news and information portal for young investors and their parents.


Sponsored by the NOVA Workforce Board, Youth@Work is an online employment database and resource for young people ages 16-24.

Job Corps

Students ages 16 - 24 can improve their lives through career technical and academic training.
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