College 101

Want to go to college, but not sure how? College 101 is an annual series of free workshops designed to provide you with the information you need about your future beyond high school. We cover topics that take you from start to finish in the planning process. 

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College Resources

Testing & Education Reference Center (TERC)

A testing and education preparation resource that includes in-depth information on college, graduate, and professional programs, professional training, scholarships, and entrance tests alongside practice tests for entrance exams, certifications, and

Tutor.com Live Homework Help

Get free homework help from a live, online, qualified tutor—up to 10 free tutoring sessions each week! All you need is a library card and an Internet connection. You can use Live Homework Help from home, school and even the Library.

Foundation Grants to Individuals

Comprehensive database of foundations providing support for individuals including scholarships, student loans, fellowships, internships, and more.

Lynda.com

Lynda.com is an online educational site that includes over 3,000 courses (and over 130,000 videos) in popular fields like web design, web development, IT, education/instruction, media production, and business.

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is a comprehensive resource for career exploration and planning that allows users to quickly find the valuable career information they need, whether it’s industry and professions articles, school planning resources,

On the Blog

I can prepare for my future with help from the Library

Friday, November 9, 2018
In its tenth year as a Library program, College 101 is an annual series of free workshops designed to provide teens and parents with the tools they need to move confidently through the college or career planning process from start to finish.

Student Scholar: Being the Change

Monday, July 30, 2018
Motivated by a passion for literature in her community, 18-year-old library volunteer Bre’Anna Clinkscales is a proud example of how a relationship with your Library leads to success. As a VolunTeen at the University City Branch, Bre’Anna is heading