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Occupational Outlook Handbook
Research different careers on the Department of Labor website.

Connecticut Department of Labor
A Website committed to protecting and promoting the interests of Connecticut workers.

Career One Stop
Learn about different careers, find career information, and locate career resources.


Web-based guidance management system that collects, organizes, and analyzes detailed information about a student's post secondary plans to help students and families make better decisions.

Fair Test 
Provides a list of nearly 740 colleges that have made SAT's optional.

U.S. News & World Report 
Best college rankings in U.S. News and World Report, with admissions information.

College Board 
An organization that allows students to do college searches and register online for the SAT.

ACT Home Page 
An organization that allows students to do college searches and register online for the ACT.

Common Application 
An undergraduate college admission application that applicants may use to apply to any of 500+ member colleges and universities.

College search and database.

University and College Accountability Network 
This free database provides information in a consistent format on more than 650 independent colleges. Click on a college and UCAN will provide information on a broad range of topics from academic programs, student life, graduation rates, and financial data.

Historically Black Colleges and Universities 
Provides a link to all the historically black college or university websites.

Virtual Campus Tours 
A source for numerous virtual college campus tours.

Common Black College Application
Provides the common application, which is accepted by 34 member institutions.

Student Advisor.com 
College help for parents and students. Search college rankings, student reviews, and financial aid to find your school. In partnership with Newsweek.com.

NEBHE's Tuition Break 
Hundreds of degree programs, not offered by Connecticut’s public colleges, are offered by public colleges in the five other New England states through the New England Regional Student Program. 

Online College Degree 
Help Free online college degree preparation tips.

Campus Pride 
The leading national nonprofit organization for student leaders and campus groups working to create safer, more LGBT-Friendly learning environments at colleges and universities. Find your LGBT-Friendly campus by using the "LGBT- Friendly Campus Climate Index.

Test Preparation

ACT Home Page 
FAQs about ACT; strategies & sample questions.

College Board SAT Test Center 
SAT preparation and practical questions.


College Board's SAT Study Guide

College Board's SAT Practice Test 

Free SAT Prep

West Hartford Public Library  (if you have a WH Public Library Card) Click on Tests-Academic & Employment. Follow login instructions. Select subject to view test prep materials available. Proceed with Practice Test or Skill Improvement Course.


NCAA Online 
Information about playing sports at the NCAA Division I, II, or III college level.

NCAA Eligibility Center 
This site will provide you with information about initial-eligibility at NCAA Division I and II member colleges and universities.