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Teen Services: College and Career

Here you can find our teen collections, reading list suggestions, programs, homework help, resources, and information about college and career.

  • Campus Tours
    Virtual tours of college campuses nationwide.
  • College Confidential
    Here you'll find hundreds of pages of articles about choosing a college, getting into the college you want, how to pay for it, and much more. You'll also find the web's busiest discussion community related to college admissions and our CampusVibe section!
  • College Results
    College Results Online (CRO) is an interactive, user-friendly web tool designed to provide policymakers, counselors, parents, students, and others with information about college graduation rates for nearly any four-year college or university in the country.
  • Credits Before College
    Affordable Colleges Online offers free, in-depth resources include comprehensive guidebooks, student interviews, user-friendly search tools, federal datasets, college rankings and other materials created and vetted by experts in education.
  • Online College Guidebook
    Affordable Colleges Online offers free, in-depth resources include comprehensive guidebooks, student interviews, user-friendly search tools, federal datasets, college rankings and other materials created and vetted by experts in education.
  • Online Degree Guidebook
    Accredited Schools Online's mission is to provide accurate, trustworthy and expert-driven information that makes it simple for prospective students to make informed decisions about which accredited college to attend.
  • Security of Campus, Inc.
    Provides crime statistics for college campuses.
  • Academic and Financial Preparation Checklists
    Student and parent checklists that help the student focus on succeeding academically and learning about financial aid as well as provide the parent with tips for supporting the student and participating in the financial aid application process.
  • FAFSA
    Everything you need to know to apply for federal student aid.
  • FastWeb
    A free database of college scholarships and other financial aid information.
  • FinAid
    Financial aid information, guides and tools.
  • Financial Aid for Online Colleges
    Affordable Colleges Online offers free, in-depth resources include comprehensive guidebooks, student interviews, user-friendly search tools, federal datasets, college rankings and other materials created and vetted by experts in education.
  • Guaranteed Scholarships
    Lists scholarships offered by individual colleges and universities to all enrolled students meeting specific criteria.
  • Preparing for College
    Getting ready for college or career school can be easier than you think. Start by defining your goals and interests, understanding college costs, and planning financially and academically.
  • Repaying Student Loans
    USA.gov offers government information about managing and repaying student loans.
  • Scholarship Search
    Search more than 7,000 scholarships, fellowships, loans, and other financial aid opportunities.
  • Student Budgeting Calculator
    Helpful budgeting tips for students.
  • College Board
    Try out an SAT practice test.
  • Learning Express
    Use your library card number to login and try practice exams for passing the GED, ASVAB, U.S. Postal Exams, and SAT.
  • Princeton Review
    Try out ACT, SAT, and other practice tests.
  • Career Options
    Students, parents, and career advisors can explore career and education options.
  • Cool Works
    Jobs at camps, amusement parks, state parks, resorts and other cool places to work. Review openings by category or state.
  • Employment Rules for Teens
    Before you start working, you should know what your employer can and cannot require of you according to the United States Department of Labor. As a young worker, you are limited in the types of jobs and number of hours you can work.
  • Government Jobs for Students
    U.S. Government internships, co-ops, summer employment, volunteer opportunities and permanent part-time or full-time positions.
  • GrooveJob.com
    Search for part-time jobs by zip code or city/state, then select how many miles you are willing to travel.
  • Job and Career Accelerator
    This database guides any job seeker through the most effective career selection and job search possible. Don't forget to use your library card number to login!
  • Minimum Wage by State
    Find out the current minimum wage in Texas or any state.
  • My Future
    A resource to plan the next steps in your life by bringing together information about colleges, careers, and military service.
  • Resume Help
    Use the Resume Builder to create a simple resume, view resume examples, get interview tips, and more from MyFuture.com.
  • Snag a Job
    Since 2000, SnagAJob.com has been hooking up America's hourly workforce with great hourly jobs. Now, more than 20 million registered job seekers later, they are the nation's largest job site for part-time and full-time hourly jobs. They also offer advice and resources for job seekers.
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