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This article gives advice on what criteria to consider as you look at different colleges.


Free tool to help students and parents get info on over 7,000 post-high school institutions - such as programs offered, graduation rates, prices, aid available, degrees, campus safety, and accreditation.


College rankings from U.S. News & World Report. Use the rankings to find the best college for you.


Find a college that's right for you with these college search tools. You can search by major, location, name, and many other categories.


Research programs and majors. Connect with schools in Utah or across the country.


The leading source for test preparation materials and interactive practice exams based on official tests. (Library card required)


Register to take the SAT and SAT subject tests. Test taking tips and strategies.


Register to take the ACT exam. Test taking tips and strategies as well as a financial aid need estimator.


Free test prep site for the ACT, SAT, PSAT, GED, & some AP tests.


Tips for writing college admission essays that will get you accepted.


Free information on preparing for and funding education beyond high school. (From the U.S. Department of Education)


Search for scholarships, use the financial aid calculator, follow the checklists and more. An emphasis on Utah resources.


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A comprehensive free resource for information, advice and tips about college scholarships.



A guide to help you find affordable colleges and other resources.


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The nation's largest career technical training and education program for students ages 16 through 24. It is a U.S. Dept. of Labor program that provides students with free hands-on training in a variety careers.


An exploration tool for young adults planning their next steps in life.