College Prep Information

Resources for students and parents

2017-18 school year

Use these resources and browse our collection

Online and at your library

Youth Services,collegeprep@tclib.org collegeprep@tclib.org

College Prep Book Giveaway

While supplies last! Pick up free copies of these books at the library front desk:

24/7 Resources

Make a Plan

Contact your school's counseling office for a timeline.

Explore Your Options

The College Board’s Big Future
Guides, videos and webinars about every part of the college search and application process, including understanding college costs. Set up a profile to have the site customized to your needs.

Explore Your Interests

What university characteristics are important to you?
The US News College Personality Quiz

Make a List of Potential Match Schools

The College Board’s Big Future College Search
Cappex College Search

The 411 on Admissions Exams

Register and prepare for the ACT
Register and prepare for the SAT 

Financial Aid

Federal Student Aid

National Scholarships

Scholarships.com
Finaid.com
Fastweb.com
The College Board’s Big Future Scholarship Search
Cappex College Scholarships
Niche: Find Scholarships
Chegg: Find Scholarships
Scholarship Search by Sallie Mae
University of Wyoming Scholarships

Scholarships for Hispanic Students

MALDEF Scholarship Resources
Educators for Fair Consideration: Scholarship List 2013-2014
Smart Scholar
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarships
Hispanic Scholarship Fund and Search Tool

College options for DACA and undocumented students

DACA information