College Prep

Ready to start the college planning process? Already up to your ears in applications?! No matter where you are on your path, the West Caldwell Public Library has a lot of great services to help you achieve your goals!

Visit the library and our website to check out study guides, test prep guides, college directories and more are available to be borrowed in print and digital formats. Discover school profiles, professional training requirements, career outlooks and more in our Job & Career Accelerator database. The library also hosts workshops and lectures throughout the year about college planning, so be sure to check the Events Calendar.

Check out the links below for even more information about testing, choosing schools, and investigating alternatives to college.

ACT and SAT Practice Tests
Kaplan Online Study Guide (Username: ya@westcaldwell.bccls.org; Password: libraryuser)
College Board
I Need A Pencil

Choosing a College
Adventures in Education
College Board
College Net College Search
My College Guide
US College Search

Financial Aid
Federal Student Financial Aid
FinAid!
Mapping Your Future: Pay for College
U.S. Department of Education Financial Aid Info

Alternatives to College
AmeriCorps
Outward Bound
Where are you Headed
Youth for Understanding USA

Jobs and Career Development  
Career Information for Kids
Career Key 
IT Career Paths
Mapping Your Future: Explore Careers
Technical School Guide
Youth Rules!

Graduate School
GRE Preparation Tools
GMAT Preparation Tools
MCAT Preparation Tools