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Higher Education

There is life after high school. These websites can help you find out what that life might entail.

STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
Check out the library's extensive collection of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) educational resources!

  • America's Best Colleges
    Each year, the U.S. News and World Report ranks the best colleges in the country. Find this year's list here.
  • College Board
    Information on the dreaded SAT.
  • College Bound
    Search for colleges, universities and trade school; get advice on financial aid; and much more!
  • Next Step U
    What's your plan after high school? This site will help you figure it out.
  • Petersons.com - The Education and Career Center
    This website contains listings of colleges, graduate schools, distance learning, studying abroad opportunities, and gives you the ability to apply for college online for many schools.
  • Pittsburgh Promise
    If you've attended Pittsburgh Public Schools from 9th to 12th grades, have a 2.5 GPA and 90% attendance record, you may be eligible for a scholarship of up to %5,000 to go towards tuition and expenses at a Pennsylvania college or university.
  • Student Aid on the Web
    A comprehensive guide to federal funding for education.
  • FAFSA on the Web
    This is THE FORM you'll need to start the federal financial aid process! Check here for deadlines, eligibility, and school codes, plus the all-important form.