ACT AND SAT PREP   |  GED  | CHOOSING THE RIGHT COLLEGE  | FINANCIAL AID | MILITARY

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ACT AND SAT PREP

Star ClipartLearning Express Library  | Interactive test prep guides for the AP Tests, SAT, ACT and GED. Take practice tests and get instant feedback, work on your writing skills or just use their tutorials as referesher courses on areas that need work.

ACT, Inc. | Educational/Career Planning and Workforce Development  | Register and prepare of the ACT here. Includes many "Pratice Tests." Be sure to download the 79-page booklet "Preparing for the ACT" for valuable info, complete practice tests and scoring keys.

College Board- SAT Registration | Information and Resistration for the PSAT, SAT and AP exams.

Sparks Notes | SparkNotes study guides are the perfect aid for studying and writing papers. Each guide contains thorough summaries and insightful critical analysis of a nearly endless range of subjects including English literature, Shakespeare, History, Science, and Math. Also includes a Test Prep section featuring SAT, ACT and AP exam help.

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GED

Star ClipartLearning Express Library | Interactive test prep guides for the AP Tests, SAT, ACT and GED. Take practice tests and get instant feedback, work on your writing skills or just use their tutorials as referesher courses on areas that need work.

McHenry Community College GED Testing Information

McHenry County Regional Office of Education- GED Information

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CHOOSING THE RIGHT COLLEGE

American Universities | Can be used for selecting universities or for researching academic subjects.

Campus Explorer | A great place to start looking for colleges. Search over 6, 000+ 2 and 4- year colleges, and online programs. Students can search by academic majors, location and size. Information about schools go beyond the basic information and include videos and photos.

CollegeNET | CollegeNET, Inc. is the world's leading 'virtual plumber' for higher education internet transactions. We provide here for your convenience over 1500 customized Internet admissions applications built for college and university program

College Scholarships, College, and Online Degrees | An online directory of college and university admissions office email addresses and telephone numbers, college scholarship and financial aid office email addresses, and links to the home pages and online applications of more than a thousand colleges and universities.

CollegeView — College Finder & Recruiting Service | Hobsons' college recruiting service brings together educational and corporate recruiters with the college-bound students they want to reach—worldwide.

Peterson's College Quest | Find Your Perfect Fit: Peterson's College Search You're an individual. With thousands of choices, the most important factor in finding the right school is finding the right school for you! With Peterson's College Search, you can do lots of cool things.

The Princeton Review | The Princeton Review helps students, parents, and educators achieve the best outcomes at all stages of their educational careers. It all starts with a single premise: Everyone is entitled to the best education.

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FINANCIAL AID

FAFSA on the Web - U.S. Department of Education | Free Application for Federal Student Aid

College Zone from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission | Whether you’re planning to go to college, are attending now, or have recently graduated, College Zone can help you take all the right steps to make your experiences and transitions go smoothly.

The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid | The first stop on the web for students looking for finance their college education.

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MILITARY

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