Preparing for College
Peterson's Master the SAT »
This ebook offers test-taking strategies, provides diagnostic tools, reviews key concepts and includes six full-length practice exams with answers and explanations.
ACT Assessment »
The ACT (American College Testing) Assessment organization is an independent, nonprofit organization that provides more than a hundred assessment, research, information and program management services for education and workplace development. This site offers advice to students on what to expect in each subject category of the ACT test, how to build writing skills, test day procedures, sample essays and scoring information.
With the cost of college and student debt continuing to rise, AC Online helps students find affordable college options and ways to save money.
Chicago Public Schools: Choose Your Future »
This site from the Office of College and Career Preparation provides students with the resources they need to plan a successful path to graduation and post-high school success.
City Colleges of Chicago »
The City of Chicago has seven colleges across the city offering credit programs and continuing education programs, as well as ESL, GED and adult education classes.
College and University Rankings »
This site provides rankings of colleges, along with cautionary notes and a discussion of the ongoing controversy over rankings.
FinAid! The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid »
An informative site about scholarships, loans, financial aid applications, interest rates and more.
Peterson’s College Search »
Learn how to prepare for tests, find a school and pay for college on one of the most comprehensive websites for educational information.
Princeton Review »
The Princeton Review website provides suggestions to students for improving test scores, finding a college and applying for financial aid.
Student Aid on the Web »
This site offers tips for planning and paying for your education, choosing a school, studying abroad and more.
1001 Ways to Pay for College
By Gen and Kelly Tanabe
Best College for You: How to Find the Right Fit and Save Big Money
By Barb Pytel
JIST Works, 2010
Cash and Credit Information for Teens
Edited by Karen Bellenir
Debt-Free U: How I Paid for an Outstanding College Education Without Loans, Scholarships, or Mooching Off My Parents
By Zac Bissonnette
Finding the Money: The Complete Guide to Financial Aid for Students, Actors, Musicians and Artists
By Preethi Burkholder
How to Pay for College: A Practical Guide for Families
By Gen and Kelly Tanabe
So You Want to Go to College!
By Richard L. Pinkerton
Start It Up: The Complete Teen Business Guide to Turning Your Passions Into Pay
By Kenrya Rankin
An Off Year
By Claire Zulkey
By Nina LaCour
By ReShonda Tate Billinsley
By Sofia Quintero
By Alyssa Brugman
By Paula Yoo
By Phyllis Naylor Reynolds
By Alex Sanchez
Simon & Schuster, 2005
Somebody Everybody Listens To
By Suzanne Supplee
Take a Bow
By Elizabeth Eulberg
The Vast Fields of Ordinary
By Nick Burd
What Can(t) Wait
By Ashley Hope Pérez