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A Belvedere-Tiburon Library Subject Guide

Comprehensive Directories:

College Board college handbook
Profiles 3,800 four-year and two-year colleges
Career REF 378.1057

Peterson's four-year colleges
2,400 undergraduate institution descriptions based on information supplied by the schools
Career REF 378 Peterson's

The Fiske guide to colleges
by Edward B. Fiske
Presents an overview of the college admission process: from selection criteria to financing
378.73 Fiske

K & W guide to colleges for the learning disabled
Princeton Review
Career REF 371.904 Kravets

The insider's guide to the colleges
compiled and edited by the Yale Daily News
"Snapshot of college life that relies on the opinions of students"
Career REF 378.73 Insider's

Financial Aid:

Peterson's how to get money for college
Explore federal grants, work-study programs and other financial aid opportunities
Career REF 378.309 Peterson's

Don't miss out: the ambitious student's guide to financial aid
by Anna & Robert Leider
Explores grants, loans scholarships and tax credits with humor and clear prose
378.3 Don't

Testing Resources:
The Library has a variety of books located on the Exam Shelf to help students prepare to take the SAT, ACT, GRE, AP, and other standardized exams. Please ask at the Reference Desk if you need help finding these materials.

Web Resources:

CollegeBoard
The source for information about SAT testing
http://www.collegeboard.com/

ACT: the test
America's most widely accepted entrance exam
http://www.act.org/

FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Paper copies are available in the Library as well
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/

10,000 Degrees, formerly Marin Education Fund
A directory of college scholarships available for Marin County residents
http://www.marineducationfund.org/


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