Sites for Teens


Accredited Online Colleges
Provides in-depth information and details about the accreditation and availability of degree programs offered by colleges and universities throughout the US. Find accredited colleges based on program or degree type, graduation rate, school size, and more.

Affordable Online Colleges
Find the best value for the cost with this in-depth comparative article.

College Opportunities Online
Search for a college and match one to your interests and needs. Over 9,000 colleges are listed.
Find detailed testing information, from practice SATís to testing schedules and online registration. This comprehensive site also helps you pick a college and find and apply for financial aid.

CollegeSource Online
When used from within the library, College Source contains complete cover-to-cover college catalogs from 2-year, 4-year and graduate schools, as well as access to these college's websites and course catalogs. Used from home, this site will help you select a school & give you brief information about it.

Schools with the lowest cost are not always the best value. This website ranks colleges by value, taking into account student reviews, tuition cost, and other factors.

The smart student's guide to financial aid. Covers scholarships, loans, military resources & much more.

Peterson's Educational Portal
This site helps with test preparation, deciding on a career, finding a college, scholarships, and financial aid.

Sallie Mae
Sallie Mae is the nation's leading provider of student loans and administrator of college savings plans. Sallie Mae offers comprehensive information and resources to assist students, parents, and guidance professionals with the financial aid process.

SAT Preparation Guides (by
A list of resources that will help you prepare for the SATs, including tips and strategies, practice tests, study guides, and other general information about the SATs.

Scholarship Guide
Scholarships are infinitely preferrable to student loans. How do you score a college scholarship? This guide will help you get started.

Testing & Education Reference Center
Practice tests (including AP tests, SATs, PSATs, ACTs and more), scholarship search, information on accredited schools, and more. View Tutorial

TurboTax College Tax Guides
College students could always use an extra break on their taxes. Make sure you're getting the best deductions for student loan interest and get other tips for making your education more affordable.

US News & World Report: Education
How does US News rank your college choice? Find their "best schools" and read related articles about college life.


Indiana Career Explorer
"Explore jobs in demand, assess your skills, and develop a plan to get the education and training you need to begin planning for your future today."

LCPL Employment Resources
Improve your resume and cover letter, learn how to interview well, and get answers to all of your job search questions with our employment resources. Includes one-on-one, in-person help!

Mapping Your Future
Steps and links to help teens plan their future: deciding on a career, selecting a school, paying for an education, and more.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Find career information by occupation at this site from the U.S. Department of Labor.

Everything Else

Teen Space
Descriptive lists to sites about everything from Computers and Internet and Homework Help to Dating and Stuff and Issues & Conflict. It also has a comprehensive Career Choices site to help teens decide on a career path.

Teens Health: Answers & Advice
Find doctor-approved information about issues and changes that occur in our bodies.

Babysitting Basics from American Red Cross
Take an online course in babysitting basics from American Red Cross! This covers what to do in emergencies, managing your own babysitting business, how to care for babies and kids up to 10 years old, and more!

Ask Rose
Free online math and science homework help for Indiana students in grades 7-12.