College and Career Prep

The following resources are designed to help you with your college search and application prep, including practice tests, financial aid information, college search resources, and career planning.


Career Quiz from Princeton Review 
A brief quiz to match you up with potential careers. You will need to create a free account to access the quiz.

College Board
Information on SAT and other tests, as well as helpful info on planning and college applications. 


FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
Apply for federal student aid through the Department of Education

A comprehensive annotated collection of information about student financial aid on the web.

Khan Academy
Free web-based tutorials and practice exams, including a module for the latest iteration of the SAT. Endorsed by The College Board.

Learning Express Library
Sample SATs tests as well as career-required tests like the police officer exam and PRAXIS.  Also includes resources to brush up resumes and cover letters for those entering the workforce. Your Merrimack Public Library card number is required for login.

Occupational Outlook Handbook 
Job descriptions with salary ranges and projected field growth rate from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics 
Finding money for college with scholarships and financial aid