Hot Links

College Information

  • Websites for the College Bound
    • Colleges and Universities
      Links to the Lake County Library System Educational Institutions list of area colleges and universities.
    • My College Guide
      Do a college search, order information, create a personal profile, write the Admissions Guru, fill out an application, or read about college.
    • GoCollege
      The Collegiate Websource dedicated to furthering educational opportunities for the youth of America.. GoCollege recognizes that the future of our country rests with a solid education for all whom can reach out and grasp from the tree of knowledge. All content is provided free to the user.
      Provides free full-length practice ACT and SAT exams. Also provides free college and scholarship searches as well as information on Distance Learning.
    • U101 College Search
      Directory of college, community college, and university websites in the US and Canada. Links to over 3000 schools, organized by state or province
    • helps students who are interested in studying abroad to find information about education alternatives all over the world.
  • Continued Education & Career Furthering
  • ACT/SAT/AP Tests
      This site from the organization that brings you the ACT testing program offers information and online registration for the ACT test. Also provides a search for collefe applications and links to other useful sites. American College Testing, Inc. provides this site.
      On this site, you can get information and register for the SAT test. Also, there is information about the AP (Advanced Placement) exams. The College Entrance Examination Boaerd provides this site.
  • Financial Aid
    • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
      The U.S. Department of Education's Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
    • FinAid
      Discusses available student loans, scholarships, and grants. With a calculator to help you figure how much money you will need.
    • Colleges, Universities, and Scholarships
      Admissions office email addresses, telephone numbers, and financial aid office email addresses of thousands of colleges and universities throughout the United States. Also features hot links to college web pages and online applications.
    • CollegeNet
      Free scholarship and college search plus other information.
    • FastWeb
      Free online scholarship and college searches.
    • International Education Financial Aid
      Site provides international links for students.
  • College Searches, Rankings, and Applications
    • National Center for Education Statistics
    • U.S. News - College Rankings
      From U.S. News and World Report. Learn how to choose a school or search the updated directory of colleges and universities. Find out how to apply and get advice on applications or financial aid from the admissions experts in the Answer Zone.
    • Campus Tours
      This site provides virtual tours and maps of college campuses. Some plug-ins are needed to view virtual tours. Links to the downloads are available at the Campus Tours site.
    • Hobsons CollegeView
      General college information plus virtual tours of college campuses.
      General college information and lots of useful links.
    • The Princeton Review
      This site offers college ratings and much more, provided by Princeton Review
    • Peterson's
      This site offers college searches, financial aid information, online applications, and test preparation. Peterson's Publishing provides this site.
    • College Search
      Match College has 6,000+ public and private colleges/universities in its directory, providing detailed information regarding admissions, financial aid and tuition, employment, housing, athletics and much more.
  • College Majors
  • College Fairs
  • Community Colleges
  • Florida
  • Colleges and Universities Outside the United States
      This site provides information about the many aspects of studying abroad.
  • Of Special Interest to African-Americans
  • Of Special Interest to Hispanic-Americans
  • Christian Colleges and Universities
  • Graduate School
    • Graduate Record Exam
      Here you can register to take the Graduate Record Exam. It also offers free practice tests.
      This is a comprehensive site concerning graduate school options

Teen Authors

    • Kate Brian
      Author of Fake boyfriend, Last Christmas, Priviledge, etc.
    • Meg Cabot
      Author of: The princess diaries, Jinx, Being Nikki, etc.
    • Stephenie Meyer
      Author of: Twilight, New moon, Breaking dawn, etc.
    • Sarah Dessen
      Author of: Just listen, Lock and key, Along for the ride, etc.
    • Stephanie Perry Moore
      Author of: Totally free, Equally yoked, Believing in hope, etc.
    • Darren Shan
      Author of: Wolf Island, Death's shadow, Demon apocalypse, etc.
    • Anthony Horowitz
      Author of: Necropolis, Point blank, Nightrise, etc.
    • Neil Gaiman
      Author of: The graveyard book, Star dust, Interworld, etc.
    • Catherine Jinks
      Author of: The reformed vampire support group, Genius squad, Evil genius, etc.
    • Walter Sorrells
      Author of: First shot, The silent room, Ten rules, etc.
    • Walter Dean Myers
      Author of: Dope sick, Fallen angels, Sunrise over Fallujah, etc.
    • Todd Strasser
      Author of: If I grow up, Count your blessings, Boot camp, etc.
    • Mike Lupica
      Author of: The big field, Too far, Summer ball, etc.
    • Maureen Johnson
      Author of: Bermudez triangle, Suite Scarlett, Girl at sea, etc.

Teens Sites at Other Libraries