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This handy guide is full of resources to help you succeed at college. Learn all about where and what to study, how to get into the school of your choice, college life, graduate school, and more.
Gain insight on choosing a college, picking a major, and applying for student loans. This database offers information on financial aid directories, the highest paying and fasting growing jobs, and job-hunting skills including cover-letters, resumes, and interview guidance.
Take practice tests and prepare for a variety of exams, including college placement, the College-Level Examination Program (CLEP), career certifications, the General Education Development (GED) test, the Graduate Record Exam (GRE), or the SAT. For additional practice, download complete e-books with test strategies and review guides.
Study for the GED now with Peterson's Master the GED 2012 from the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Important update: A new version of the GED will be released on January 1, 2014. If you have started taking the required tests, you must complete them by the end of 2013 or you will need to start over with the new version.
Get help from a live tutor for college-level courses or GED preparation. Use the "ProofPoint™ Writing Center" for help with proofreading essays and research papers. Also try the Tutor.com - Career Center for resume writing and job-seeking help.
Sharpen your skills with adult classes offered by Orange County Public Schools in areas like career training, technical education, GED preparation, and adult education. Enroll today and take courses either in the classroom or online.
Choosing the right college or university is important and accreditation is often a factor when when transferring to a new school. Use this U.S. Department of Education database to search for the accreditation status of a school.
Learn about the process of applying for and receiving federal student aid. When you are ready, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The U.S. Department of Education maintains this free and informative website.
The University of Central Florida offers degree programs, career training, and personal development opportunities through regional campuses and online courses. Visit UCF's main website to learn about all courses and degrees offered by the University.
Valencia College offers continuing education courses in technology, human resources, leadership development, and more. Visit Valencia's main website to learn about degree programs with online and in-person classes.
Reinvent yourself, discover your educational path, and explore your occupational options. These materials can help you navigate returning to school and changing careers.
Finding and applying for financial aid can be a daunting process, but these books will help you understand the types of aid available. Learn how to get scholarships, grants, and student loans.
Earn a GED and enroll in college, even without a high school diploma. Receive college credit in subject areas you are already proficient in with the College-Level Exam Program. These study guides can help.
Find the right college-level course, vocational school, or career program for you. Browse schools by location, determine application requirements, and more.
About.com's blog follows trends and topics related to adult learning and nontraditional students. Learn about going back to college or share your experiences in the comments section. Browse the archives for more articles.
Keep up with @USNewsUD via Twitter for the latest news about traditional on-campus or online education. The U.S. News University Connection features comprehensive information about thousands of academic institutions based on the U.S. News and World Report rankings.
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Save, organize, and synchronize notes, photos, and research citations for school. Read "10 Evernote Tips For School" and learn how to make the most of this mobile service.
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Experience free lectures, videos, film and content from well-known colleges and universities. Download using your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch or install iTunes on your computer to browse.
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Use this free iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad application to keep track of homework assignments and upcoming due dates. This application is designed to look like a notebook and uses "sticky pad" styled tabs to keep things organized.
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