Teens and Young Adults
The SHPL Teen Room is located on the lower level of the library, just inside the Youth Services department. All teen collections, with the exception of nonfiction books, can be found in the room, including manga, graphic novels, and fiction. Students in grades 6-12 are welcome to use the space for study, gaming, reading, and hanging out.
America's Best Colleges
The venerable U.S. News and World Reports college ranking.
Find the right college for you. Compare over 7,000 colleges and universities across the United States.
Official website with the online FAFSA form.
Database of over 1.3 million scholarships.
Monster's financial aid site offers info on scholarships (including how to detect a scam), loans, savings, unique types of aid, and college cost calculators.
Next Step U
Plan for your life after high school with the help of this site, which offers articles, an online community, information for parents and counselors, career profiles and articles, and college information by state.
The official website of the ACT.
The official site of the SAT, PSAT, and SAT II exams. Learn how to plan for college, how to pay for college, how to find and apply for college, and even about the College Board tests.
Study Guide Zone offers an SAT test guide, practice questions, and practice flash cards.
Online guide to college planning that offers test prep, helps you choose the right college and learn about financial aid.
Look at school rankings, improve your standardized test scores, find scholarships, and more.
includes links to exercise tips, how to know if you're working out too hard, and how to prevent workout injury
Go Ask Alice
Q & A for a wide variety of health issues, run by Columbia University (NYC).
This website is created for and by teens and includes not only the information you're seeking out, but also polls, expert advice, videos, and more.
Amazing resource with articles about all aspects of health: mental health, fitness, healthy eating, drugs and alcohol, sex, etc.