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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The Complete Book of Colleges 2019
(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.


Getting Financial Aid 2018
(Adult Nonfiction - 378.3 Get)

Published by the College Board, this book has four main sections. Financial Aid Step by Step takes you from a basic consideration of how financial aid will work for you, through choosing schools based on cost, filling out financial aid forms, looking for scholarships, to weighing offers and into your higher education years. Tables and worksheets provide help with planning, applications, and estimating cost. Financial Aid college by college presents an alphabetical list of schools with school codes, basic costs, financial aid picture summaries and procedures, and contact information. A glossary and scholarship lists (academic, art, athletic, music/drama, and ROTC) round out the book.


The Other College Guide: A Roadmap to the Right School for You

Jane Sweetland
(Adult Nonfiction - 378.15 Swe)

From the staff of Washington Monthly comes a new kind of college guide, inspired by and including the magazine's signature alternative college rankings. The Other College Guide features smartly designed, engaging chapters on finding the best-fit schools and the real deal about money, loans, and preparing for the world of work. This essential higher ed handbook also highlights information on what to look for (and watch out for) in online programs and for-profit colleges and concludes with fifty profiles of remarkable but frequently overlooked schools. All things being unequal, TheOther College Guide will provide American students—and their families and school counselors—with the honest and practical information they need to make sense of the college process and carve a path to the future they imagine. - (Perseus Publishing)


Peterson's Scholarships, Grants & Prizes 2019
(Adult Nonfiction - 378.34 Pet)

Peterson's® Scholarships, Grants & Prizes 2019 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.


The Ultimate Scholarship Book 2019

Gen S. Tanabe
(Adult Nonfiction - 378.34 Tan)

Presents a comprehensive directory of available college scholarships, along with advice on where to find the best scholarships, how to write a winning essay, compile a resume, get a recommendation, and succeed in an interview.