Programs for Tweens/Teens
NEW TEEN DIGITAL MAGAZINE, "WESTWOOD TEENS TALK"
COLLEGE BOARD - College Board helps more than seven million students prepare for a successful transition to college through programs and services in college readiness and college success — including the SAT and the Advanced Placement Program. The organization also serves the education community through research and advocacy on behalf of students, educators and schools www.collegeboard.org/
Scholarship Search Services (Usually require free registration)
- Big Future: College Board
Information about applying for financial aid. Includes a free scholarship search.
- Find Scholarships: Fastweb.com
Information about financial aid, scholarships, loans, and colleges.
- Scholarships: Petersons.com
Scholarship search includes survey for grantseeker that matches answers with scholarship opportunities.
- CareerOneStop Scholarship Search - US Dept. of Labor
Search more than 7,500 scholarships, fellowships, grants, and other financial aid award opportunities.
- Scholarships.com - Scholarship Directory
Search this scholarship directory by state, academic major and other criteria. Registration is not required when using the scholarship directory.
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Online Resources for Teens
Virtual Campus Tours
Gap Year Resource:
Gap Year Solutions offers virtual chat sessions for students considering taking a gap year in the fall. Click here for the link to their website.
Click here for the online Driver's Manual
Popular Teen Podcasts
Best for Students and New Grads: The College Investor
Stuff You Missed in History Class: If you’re a history buff, (and, even if you’re not), you’ll find yourself totally immersed in all the cool historic non-fiction stories and documentaries you’ll hear on Stuff You Missed in History Class. Most of the stories you’ll hear are stories you’ve never heard before, which is pretty cool. And, chances are, you’ll be so enthralled you won’t even realize you’re learning.
Mentors for Teens: The Mentors for Teens podcast offers teens the best tips, advice, and guidance designed to help them land a spot in their dream college along with tips on how to secure a scholarship and keep student debt to a minimum. In addition, they bring in a variety of guest speakers including college admission officers, college consultants, financial advisors, parenting experts, scholarship experts, current elite college students and more!
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The Westwood Library makes every effort to have materials and services available to support the educational, recreational, and cultural needs of Westwood's teen population. Please let us know if there is something missing from our collection! Email email@example.com with your suggestions.