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Education Subject Guide LRC@TCC

Scope: Information on colleges, financial aid, scholarships, student life, etc. 
Call number areas to browse: L901

Books in our catalog:
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Browse the L901 area of your library's Reference collection.

Library Resources: (use MyTCC ID to login from off-campus)
Chronicle of Higher Education
Education Search Complete
ERIC: Educational Resources Information Center (EBSCO)
LearningExpress Library (online practice tests)
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Scholarships Subject Guide

Internet Resources: 

College and other general higher education resources from federal, state, and other sources

Virginia Education Wizard button.Virginia Education Wizard Let the Wizard help you choose a career, get the information you need to pursue your career, enroll in one of Virginia's community colleges, pay for college, transfer to a four-year college or university, and get answers to your questions about your future.

State Council of Higher Education in Virginia includes Virginia Colleges and Universities, degree inventory, and financial aid. (SCHEV) From U.S. News & World Report college rankings, financial aid, medical, law, and business schools.

College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB) known as "the Board" includes Planning for College, Taking the Tests (SAT prep center), Finding the Right College, Getting Into Colleges (codes for applications), Paying for College, and more.

CollegeNet College search, scholarships, financial aid, academic resources, campus tours, etc. is an excellent guide to higher education in Hampton Roads. Find the program that matches your goals, schedule, or budget. Online class schedules, tuition, financial aid.

IPEDS COOL lets you search for a college based on its location, program, or degree offerings either alone or in combination and offers direct links to nearly 7,000 colleges and universities in the United States.

Student Center Colleges & Universities, Admissions, Financial Aid & Student Loans, Scholarships, College Life, Minority Issues, Study Aids, Graduate School, Career & Placement, Sports, Study Break, Travel.

Yahoo-Education Higher education, distance learning, tests, financial aid, etc.

Financial Aid Resources

FAFSA Free Application for Federal Student Aid You may use thisonline application to complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid on the Web (FAFSA). You may complete and transmit this online form electronically.

Financial Aid Award-winning site has grown into the most comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice and tools -- on or off the web. The site includes scholarships, loans, cost calculators, and more.

Education resources focusing on elementary through high school

College is Possible is the American Council on Education's K–16 youth development program that motivates middle and high school students from underserved communities to seek a college education.

Educator's Reference Desk Elementary & higher education, Internet tools, lesson plans, and more. From the Information Institute of Syracuse, the people who created AskERIC, the Gateway to Educational Materials, and the Virtual Reference Desk, the Educator’s Reference Desk will bring you the resources you have come to depend on.

National Center for Education Statistics offers the College Navigator.

Peterson's Online A wealth of information on elementary and secondary schools, colleges and universities, professional degree programs, study abroad and distance learning opportunities, executive management programs, financial aid, internships, summer programs, career guidance, and more. 

U.S. Dept. of Education