- BLS Career Information: “Jobs for Kids”
- Occupational Outlook Handbook Very up-to-date information from the government
- Career Zone
- Career Resource Center Click on “Occupation Profiles” or “Videos.”
- O*Net Online – Type in an occupation or browse by job families.
- School to Work Quick search page takes students to brief description of many occupations.
- eChoices Get passwords from the library. Click on “Choices Explorer.”
These sites will give you easy-to-read data on colleges. You can, also, go to the official web page of the college. Type your college into any search engine.
- College Board: College Search
- On this page you can get information on colleges and compare 3 colleges on one page.
- Community College Web
- Peterson’s Colleges and Universities
- Yahoo! College Search
Practice for the ACT and SAT Tests
These sites contain many sample questions on the math, reading, vocabulary, and English sections of the tests.
- SAT Preparation Center -Practice verbal and math tests with tips on how to reason out answers. Download a full-length practice test.
- ACT Test Preparation – Practice tests in English, math, reading, science, and writing; descriptions of the tests; and test-taking tips.
- The Online Test Page – Vocabulary practice drills and math tests, such as fractions, percentage word problems, and polynomials.
- Most Important SAT Words – The top 108 vocabulary words and puzzles and word finds using them.
- Webmath – Extra practice problems.
Basic Steps in the Research Process – Guidelines in the form of steps to help in writing a research paper.