Education, K-12

Education, College & Continuing

  • FAFSA on the Web: online application for federal student financial aid
  • Peterson's Education Center: A good place to start. Must set up a free profile and log on.
  • American Universities: Links to the homepages of many American universities.
  • College Board: Good links to college sites, financial aid information, degree programs. Can sign up for SATs here, and use samples test for practice.
  • College for Texans: Includes Texas Common Application for Admission and extensive information on Texas public colleges and state programs for financing college.
  • Texas Prepaid Tuition Plans: All you need to know to apply for prepayment of tuition at Texas state universities.
  • Careers and Colleges Guidance Center: Good site with lots of advice and help for college bound students. Information for parents, too. Lots of links to other valuable college sites.
  • Foundation Center: Look at the section "for individual grantseekers".
  • College is Possible: An advertising-free site geared to those new to the college planning process. Gives guidance on where and how to begin. Mixes original information with annotated web links as well as references to useful books.
  • College Navigator: A free consumer information tool to help students, parents, high school counselors gain information about colleges.
  • This commercial site offers limited free practice exams for several tests including the ACT, SAT, GRE, LSAT and MCAT.
  • THEA: Texas Higher Education Assessment, formerly TASP (includes a practice exam)
  • Learning Express: Use your Rockwall County Library card to access many educational and professional practice exams.
  • U.S. News and World Report College Rankings
  • Texas Workskills Development in Libraries: Continuing education for job seekers

Home Schooling

Science Fair Projects

  • UMDNJ and Cornell Research Library: Links to lots of science fair sites!
  • Internet Public Library Science Fair Links: Another good site with help in finding a subject and using correct methodology.
  • Citation Makers