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CareersAmerica's Career InfoNet
Find wage and employment trends, occupational requirements, state-by-state labor market conditions, and an extensive career resource library online.

AmeriCorps
A ten month program for youth 18-24, in partnership with national groups like the American Red Cross, Habitat for Humanity, and Boys and Girls Clubs, and local community centers and places of worship.

Career Guides to Industries
Find out about occupations within an industry, training and advancement, earnings, expected job prospects and working conditions.

Dictionary of Occupational Title Index
An alphabetical index to the Dictionary of Occupational Titles (DOT) revised fourth edition, as supplied electronically by the US Dept. of Labor.

My Future
Build a resume online, find out about college finance options, roommate stories, the military as an option and find some career and college information.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Provides career information, including "what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects." Published and revised every two years by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Peace Corps
Volunteers travel overseas to make real differences in the live of real people.

Quintessential Careers
Find stuff to help you get a job, get a summer job, find a career, find a college, apply for financial aid, discover college (major)s and minor(s) and more.

Area Colleges & Universities

Academic Info Educational Resources
A gateway to information on test preparation, financial aid, accreditation, profiles of colleges and universities and more.

Apply Texas Application for Admission
Apply online for admission to any Texas public university, as well as to participating community and private colleges. Apply for admission to any public university, as well as to participating community and private colleges. Also copy your submitted application to another institution, submit your application essays on–line and apply for scholarships from participating universities.

CampusTours: Virtual College Tours
The worldwide leader in virtual college tours.

College Admissions Videos
Each web video provides valuable information about the college admissions process.

College Counseling Videos
Get information on how to choose a college major, making the most of a college or university visit, selecting the right school and how to transfer to another school.

CollegeBoard.com
Offers online SAT registration and SAT score sending, SAT test preparation with real SATs questions. Plus lots of other information about applying to colleges, including a useful calendar. Includes a College Information Search -- you can search for a school by location, size, major, etc.

CollegeForTexans.com
Information for Texans about college admissions, financial aid, grants, career planning, free test prep and more.

CollegeNet
A state-by-state directory of colleges and universities.

CollegeToad
An insightful website about simplifying academics and enjoying your college experience. Great for students of all kinds.

Counselor-O-Matic
Provides an advanced search engine that combines your academic and extracurricular history with your preferences to help with finding the right school for you.

Education Portal
Provides higher education and career planning resources and web videos for teens and college students as well as adults looking for employment or a career change.

Educational Testing Service
Practice questions for AP, SAT, GRE, GMAT, TOEFL, and LSATs. Also includes information about financial aid, colleges and universities, and careers and jobs.

Google's University Search
This site enables you to narrow your search to a specific school web site. Try it for things like admissions information, course schedules, etc.

GPA Calculator
Turns your credit hours and current letter grades into a bona fide GPA. 

GradSchools.com
Contains a graduate school program and post-graduate school program directory that contains thousands of listings arranged by curriculum or by school.

Index of American Universities
A listing of American universities granting bachelor or advanced degrees. Compiled by the University of Florida.

Kaarme.com
A free student recruiting portal allows users to send their profile to 1,500 colleges included in the system.  This powerful system provides students with the ability to get noticed by prospective colleges, coaches and scholarships. Check out this listing for colleges and universities in Texas.

MatchCollege.com
A quick overview of every campus in the U.S.A., covering over 6,000+ public and private colleges and universities as well as trade schools.

My College Guide
Offers advice for getting into college, college admissions, surviving college, and navigating the college search process.

Peterson's College Planner
Search for colleges, get information on admissions tests, explore financial aid and more.

Peterson's Graduate Planner
Search for graduate programs, prepare for tests and get information on managing education expenses.

Princeton Review
Explore schools and careers, prepare for standardized tests and entrance exams, research scholarships and financial aid options and more.

Students.gov
An interagency cooperative effort that provides students and their families with a gateway to Federal government information and services.

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Information from the state agency responsible for planning for improvement of higher education in the State of Texas.

Texas Institutions of Higher Education
Information from the agency that is responsible for planning for improvement of higher education in the State of Texas.

University Admission Reviews by State
Over 160 reviews of the most prestigious colleges and universities in the United States. Each video review contains admissions information and school facts that are important to prospective students.

Web U.S. Higher Education
Links to US universities and community colleges. Compiled and maintained by the University of Texas, Austin.

College Athletic Scholarships
Information and instructions for student-athletes seeking college athletic scholarships and opportunities to compete in college athletics.

College for All Texans
Resources on preparing for, applying for and funding higher education, including information for adult and military students.

Federal School Code
Search for the Federal School Code that is required in order to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form.

FinAid: Financial Aid Information Page
Guide to student financial aid sponsored by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Provides eligibility information, an electronic filing application form, and follow up services for applying for federal student aid for post secondary education.

Kaarme Find Scholarships
Provides high school students directories linking to over 100,000 scholarships.  Anyone can view these at no cost and without giving up personal information or having to log in.

Student Aid on the Web
The official home page for the federal student aid programs administered by the US Department of Education.

StudentScholarshipSearch.com
Contains a database of over 8,000 programs with a distribution level of over 150,000 awards for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Texas Tomorrow Funds
The Texas Guaranteed Tuition Plan locks in the cost of tomorrow’s college tuition and required fees at today’s prices.

Kaplan Test Preparation & Admission
Provides live test preparation classes and college admissions consulting in most major US cities.

LearningExpress Library
Students from elementary to high school will find practice tests and tutorials designed to improve reading, writing and math skills.  Remote access is available by using the barcode from your library card as your Username and making up your own Password.

NumberZ.com
Provides free online SAT and ACT test preparation materials in English and Spanish to Texas middle and high school students, and adults preparing to enroll college for the first time.

Peterson's Test Preparation
Learn test taking tips and strategies or view a small selection of sample questions. Registration and a fee are required for online practice tests.

Test Prep Review
A source for free online practice tests.

Texas Department of Public Safety: Driver License Division
Contains handbooks for driver license, commercial driver license, and motorcycle operator's manual.

THEA (Formerly TASP)
Learn more about the Texas Higher Education Assessment (THEA) formerly known as the Texas Academic Skills Program (TASP®), order study guides, or take a practice test online. Information on registration and test dates is also available.

Varsity Tutors Practice Tests
Free practice tests, digital flashcards, and questions-of-the-day for standardized tests and academic subjects of all levels.