Teens' College, Career, and Internship Resources
Learning Express (Learn-A-Test)
: Practice your skills before the big test! Courses and tests available online for Civil Service, ASVAB, GED, SAT, Medical and Law Schools, Real Estate, Nursing, Elementary, Middle and High School Skills, Language, Post Office, Cosmetology, U.S. Citizenship and more. Courses are given; tests are timed and graded; wrong answers explained.
Access: Enter your Richmond Public Library card number. First-time users: create a password.
The College Board
: Register for the SAT, PSAT and other tests. Each year, the College Board serves seven million students and their parents through major programs and services in college admissions, guidance, assessment, financial aid, enrollment, and teaching and learning.
: College Is Possible is the American Council on Educationâ€™s youth development program that motivates middle and high school students from underserved communities to seek a college education.
: The U.S. Department of Educationâ€™s Free Application for Student Aid.
: Personalized matching of scholarships to your profile, millions of scholarships worth billions of dollars and new scholarships added every day.
: FinAid was established in the fall of 1994 as a public service. This award-winning site has grown into the most comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice and tools â€“ on or off the web. Access to FinAid is free for all users.
: Websiteâ€™s goal is to educate students about scholarship access and the necessary requirements for achieving maximum financial aid free of charge.
: Enter information about yourself and get detailed information on matching college scholarships and grants, customized just for you. Database of 2.7 million scholarships & grants worth over $19 billion is updated constantly, offering relevant and accurate college scholarship search results.
: Virginia Mentor offers access to information and admissions applications for public and private colleges and universities within Virginia. The student is responsible for the standard fee charged by a college or university upon submitting an application for admission, but otherwise, Mentor systems are provided free of charge.
Career and Internships
Mayor's Youth Academy:
The Mayor's mission is to provide provide development opportunities to youth throughout the city of Richmond which includes: job readiness training, leadership development, exposure to entrepreneurship, mentoring, and post-secondary career exploration.
: Would you like to own your own business and wonder how to get started? This site is filled with information about the steps to take to make it happen.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
: gives you information about the training and education needed, expected earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job and working conditions for hundreds of different types of jobs.
Virginia Employment Commission
: job search tools, resume builder, employment information on wage data, skill requirements, and access to jobs posted on numerous websites available at one location.