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Full-text of 2 and 4-year college catalogs, along with graduate and professional or trade schools. Entries include maps, college profiles, and websites. more info.

Available on Library workstations onlyMinnesota Career Information System (MCIS)
Set career goals, build a resume, search for jobs, and plan your education path with this database. Resources include occupation descriptions, job search tools, college information sources including financial aid planning. Data provided is Minnesota specific. Available only on library workstations. more info.



Virtual tours and links to college websites.

College Answer from Sallie Mae 
Information and planning tools for prospective college students. Sections include Preparing, Selecting, Applying, Paying, Deciding, and Financing.

College Navigator 
Search by location, program, or both on this Dept. of Education site to find a school that meets your needs.

College Rankings 
Find rankings for undergraduate, graduate, business, law and international programs.

Join online forums to get support from your peers as you research colleges, apply online to schools, and find scholarships.

CollegeSource Online 
Full text of over 40,000 college catalogs

Take multimedia visual tours and find other information about colleges, including links to their home pages.

I'm First 
An online community celebrating first-generation college students and supporting those who will be.

Library Subject Guide: Higher Education 
Check out more resources selected by Hennepin County library.

Information on more than 900 civilian and military career fields and 7,000 accredited college admissions details, plus average salaries, employment trends, and SAT advice to interviewing for a first job.

Step-by-step advice on how to plan for college, from finding financial aid to choosing the right school and program.

Find the college that's right for you with Noodle! This clean, easy-to-use website allows you to search colleges by many different factors including size, location, and even social life. 

Off To College 
A college search and planning guide that provides you with comprehensive search for colleges, college prep, and rank.  

Peterson's Planner 
Online and continuing education information, as well as undgrad and graduate programs.  You can also search for scholarships.

Princeton Review 
Guide to researching, financing, and finding the right college for you.

Explore careers and the colleges that support them.  Find out more about community colleges and their advantages as well as standard colleges and universities.

The Career Key 
Online resource for choosing a career, career path, and college major.  Expert help with career choices, planning, job skills, and choosing a college major or educational program.

U.S. News and World Report College Rankings 
Locate college and graduate school rankings. Includes survey forms to help you evaluate your interest in a specific career. Provides information about hot career tracks.

Last updated: Dec. 5, 2013
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