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Preparing for College

College Board: Information on colleges, including financial aid information
 
college.gov: Planning, preparing and paying for postsecondary education, including colleges, universities and career and vocational schools
 
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
 
St. Louis Graduates: Helping students get in, stay in, and succeed in college.
 
U.S. News & World Report College Rankings: Ranks the best universities and liberal arts colleges in the United States

Choosing a Career

Occupational Outlook Handbook: Describes jobs in detail, including salaries, training needed, the nature of the work and projections for the future

Career One Stop: Identify your interests and plan your education and career path

U.S. News & World Report's Best Careers: Current career news and 50 high-opportunity jobs

MyPlan.com: Planning timelines for middle and high school students, plus career resources and videos

In the Know @ Your Library

Artist Q &A

This workshop serves as an invaluable opportunity for teens who are interested in pursuing a rewarding career in the arts to talk with working artists, performers, and entrepreneurs from a variety of disciplines. Presented by Freedom Arts and Education. Ages 12-18. Registration is required.
 
Thornhill, Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
Mid County, Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
Indian Trails, Thursday, February 11, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
Daniel Boone, Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
Florissant Valley, Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
 


Life of an Animal Keeper

A career day at its finest!  Teens will explore what it's really like to be an animal keeper, why the job is so important and what they need to do if they want to become a keeper. Presented by Endangered Wolf Center. Ages 12-18. Registration required.
 
Eureka Hills, Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
Grand Glaize, Saturday, February 13, 2016, 9:30 a.m.
Rock Road, Monday, February 22, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
Lewis and Clark, Thursday, February 25, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
Daniel Boone, Monday, February 29, 2016, 7:00 p.m.

 

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