School After High School

School After High School

Use these resources to help you plan for learning opportunities after high school.


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College Admissions During COVID: How to Navigate the New Challenges in Admissions, Testing, Financial Aid, and More

Robert Franek
(Adult Nonfiction - 378.161 Fra)

The only college admissions advice and guide specifically for students graduating in 2021 and 2022. This book provides the latest info and recommendations for successfully navigating your application process during the global coronavirus pandemic. College Admissions During COVID (a new edition of College Admissions 101, specifically updated with advice for the current situation) gathers together the 70+ questions that the author most frequently from students and parents, and answers them with information garnered from deans, admissions officers, and his own 25+ years of expertise.


The Complete Book of Colleges 2021
(Adult Nonfiction - 378.15 Com)

Published by the Princeton Review, this book lists colleges and universities (but not trade or military schools) alphabetically, and provides basic student and faculty, academic, facilities, campus life, admissions, and cost/financial aid information. Each school is rated by the Princeton Review by admissions selectivity, fire safety, and green (environmental awareness and responsibility). A section called "School says" provides information directly from schools that have chosen to pay Princeton Review for inclusion, and a number of indexes (schools by alphabet, location, size, tuition, and selectivity) are included as well.


Paying for College, 2021

Kalman A. Chany
(Adult Nonfiction - 378.3097 Cha)

Financing a college education is a daunting task no matter what your circumstances. With strategic guidance on applying for aid and consumer-friendly advice to minimize college costs, Paying for College helps you:

  • Learn how the new tax law affects financing your college education
  • Maximize your financial aid eligibility
  • Explore long- and short-term strategies to reduce college costs and avoid expensive application mistakes
  • Complete every question on the FAFSA and CSS PROFILE forms to your best advantage
  • Compare aid offers and learn how to appeal if necessary
  • Plan strategically as a separated/divorced parent, blended family, or independent student


Peterson's How to Get Money for College 2021
(Adult Nonfiction - 378.3 Pet)

This directory contains information on financial opportunities for college including federal grants, work-study programs, need-based and non-need-based gift aid, and athletic awards from more than 2,200 four-year colleges.


Peterson's Scholarships, Grants & Prizes 2021
(Adult Nonfiction - 378.34 Pet)

Peterson's® Scholarships, Grants & Prizes 2021 provides up-to-date information on more than 1.6 million privately funded awards worth over 10 billion dollars available to college students. It contains detailed profiles of awards based on academic fields and career goals, ethnic heritage, talent, employment experience, military service, and other categories that are available from private sources such as foundations, corporations, and religious and civic organizations.