www.learningexpresslibrary.com.HR.http.www.vsac.org has online tools to prep for college and graduate school entrance exams as well as career related exams, including the GED, TOEFL, ASVAB (military), PRAXIS (teaching), civil service.
Searching for a College
School Finder - VT Guidance Central's free tool lets you choose interesting characteristics to find matching schools.
VT colleges and universities - A comprehensive list of Vermont colleges and universities as well as other helpful information for students considering pursuing higher education in Vermont.
Finding the right college or professional program - Advice for students on ways to find the college or professional program that will best suit their needs.
Campus visits - Advice and information for students thinking about making campus visits.
Degree scams - A warning about the various ways in which fraudulent schools claim to offer legitimate degrees that are, in fact, worthless.
Applying to College
Applying to college - Information and resources on finding the right college, applying to college, making campus visits, and seeking financial aid.
College application forms - Information and advice on finding and filling out college application forms.
Recommendation request form (PDF) - use this form (or the one your high school produces) to provide information to everyone writing a college recommendation for you; this form includes space for:
- all college addresses
- all submission deadlines
- details on your classes, activities, awards, after-school jobs, and goals
Career & Education Outreach Programs at a Glance
Outreach Evaluation Surveys and Documents - Evaluation documents and surveys used by GEAR UP, documents that students and guidance counselors can download, and other grant-specific information.
Outreach programs at a glance - An overview of the outreach program at VSAC, including a description of program goals and a profile of clients served by the program, in addition to links that provide information on the program's services.
Newsletters for parents of Outreach programs - Information about the Outreach program and staff for families involved with GEAR UP and Talent Search (quarterly).
Resources for families with middle school students - Education planning resources available for students in middle school.
Resources for families with high school students - Education planning resources available for students in high school.
Helping your child apply - Tips for helping your student find the right college or professional program.
Planning Guide for Grades 7-12 (PDF) - A guide for parents and other adults who work with students.
Check out summer opportunities for Vermont high school and middle school students!
EVENTS & WORKSHOPS
Workshops for Adults - VSAC offers a variety of workshops for adults considering career, education, or life changes.
Adult Student Handbook (PDF)
An extensive guide for adults thinking of a career change or going back to school for more education.
... in PAY FOR COLLEGE
Scholarship Scams - Beware guarantees and promises.
National College Access Program Directory – Search for college access programs across the United States that help underserved students prepare, plan, and pay for college.
FastWeb - Online college and scholarship search service.
www.nebhe.org - Is your major not offered in Vermont? Check out the New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) Tuition Break program, also known as the Regional Student Program (RSP) or the Apple Book program.