Whether you’re are a new freshman trying to get a head start on college planning, a junior preparing to take the SAT or ACT, or a senior trying complete your college applications. The Verona Public Library has the resources you need!

Search the online catalog for test prep study guides, check out books on college admissions from our nonficiton collection, and read up on grants, scholarships, and federal aid in our Reference Collection.


Prep For Success: College Planning for Teens, presented by Anna Ren of Elite Advantage Prep, LLC-  April 4, 2020 at 3:00 pm 

Learn how to navigate the college admissions process, including tips on how to take virtual campus tours, acquire recommendations, and deal with delays due to the COVID-19 outbreak. 

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Here are some online resources to get you started:

ACT and SAT Practice Tests

College Board

College Board helps high school students prepare for college with resources covering PSAT, SAT, and AP tests and programs.

Choosing a College

Adventures in Education

Tools, resources, and money management tips to help college-bound students.

College Affordability Guide

A tool to help college-bound students and their families compare the cost of colleges and degree programs.

Financial Aid

Federal Student Financial Aid

U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid portal.


Online resources for finding scholarships and grants to pay for college.

Mapping Your Future: Pay for College

Non-profit helps students, families, and schools navigate the higher education and student loan processes through trusted career, college, and financial aid counseling and resources.

Alternatives to College


AmeriCorps is a network of national service programs, made up of three primary programs that each take a different approach to improve lives and fostering civic engagement. Members commit their time to address critical community needs like increasing academic achievement, mentoring youth, fighting poverty, sustaining national parks, preparing for disasters, and more. – From Americorps website

Outward Bound

Outdoor education programs for youth and adults.

Youth for Understanding

Cultural exchange and study abroad programs.

Jobs and Career Development

Career Information for Kids

Information about careers and fun facts about the economy and jobs.

New Jersey One-Stop Career Center