College Preparation

Online Resources

Peterson’s Test and Career Prep (Gale)

Search thousands of college and graduate schools, identify scholarships, take practice tests, create resumes, and explore careers.

College and Career Planning

This book gives high school students the information they need as they consider their choices after graduation. Whether they want to go to college, take a year (or more) off, or head straight into the workforce, this book offers advice, tips, and resources to help them navigate the path to their future.

Scholarships, Fellowships, and loans directory

The Scholarships Fellowships, and Loan Directory provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.

On Our Shelves

Top Subjects

ACT Study Guides
College Applications
SAT Study Guides
Student Loans
Universities and Colleges – Admissions

Virtual Campus Tours

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The Memphis Public Libraries wants to ensure that our local high school seniors and juniors have an outlet to view college campuses online. These virtual tours have been uploaded to YouTube and offer you a chance to explore a campus from home. We hope to keep the conversation and interest going for the upcoming semesters as teens have to find a different way to explore colleges that interest them.

Tennessee Resources

The State of Tennessee provides information on applying for college.


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