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Planning for higher education
Cover Art It's never too early to start planning for higher education. Whether you're considering a technical school, a 2-year school, or a 4-year school, there are many institutions to choose from. You'll be spending a lot of time (and money) there, so you'll want to make sure you find the place that's just right for you. CollegeSource has full-text college catalogs, as well as profiles, maps, and other helpful information from colleges, universities, trade schools, and more. Find out as much as you can about your prospective schools so you can make an informed choice. And be sure to check out our College Information page for more helpful resources.
 
posted Sep 29, 2013 by Tony H. Category: CollegeInformation

Attention artists! Contest deadline October 18th
Win one of hundreds of National YoungArts scholarships for 10 different artistic disciplines, including cinema, music, dance, photography, theater and writing. In addition to scholarships, participants are also eligible to win classes with master teachers like Martin Scorsese and Placido Domingo. It is open to grades 10-12, and there is a $35 application fee (fee waivers available).
 
posted Sep 22, 2013 by Christina G. Category: BeCreative

The Emmys
Television's Emmy Awards presentation is just one week away. Take this time to review the season's highs and lows, complete with snarky commentary, on Televsion Without Pity.
 
posted Sep 15, 2013 by Jan D. Category: Arts/Entertainment

Math skills feeling a little rusty?
The website Interactive Mathematics has guides that thoroughly break down topics in algebra, trigonometry, calculus, and proabability for 8th grade through college-level math. Still feeling shaky? We have free tutors available at some of our libray locations, and you can use your library card to access tutors online from 1-11pm any day of the week through Homework Rescue.
 
posted Sep 8, 2013 by Christina G. Category: Math/Science

MN Career Information System
Learn what classes you need to take for your dream job using the MN Career Information System. Start thinking about it in high school and you can save time and money before you get to the next level of study, whether it's trade school, a career test, or college.
 
posted Sep 1, 2013 by Jody W. Category: JobsMoney