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Article & Database Help
Compilation of ranking services, with extensive reviews of such services. From the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Education and Social Science Library.
Information on college planning for students, parents and educators. Includes SAT registration. In English and en español.
Washington Colleges and Universities
Learn about Washington state's public and private colleges, universities, community and technical colleges, and career schools. Compiled by the Washington Student Achievement Council.
WOIS/The Career Information System
Washington state information on current salaries, educational programs, schools and training requirements for various occupations. Includes tools to help you choose a career. Remote access is available - call Quick Information at 206-386-4636 for login information.
Monthly magazine focusing on Northwest acoustic music, including columns and features on local musicians, CD reviews, and a calendar of events.
Online Homework Help for College Students
Use your Library card to get free online homework help in English and Spanish from expert tutors in math, science, English and social studies seven days a week from 1 p.m. - 10 p.m. Tutors are not available on holidays but you still have access to online resources and tests.
Online Homework Help for K-12 Students
Use your library card to get free online homework help from expert tutors in math, science, English and social studies. Available in English seven days a week from 1 p.m. - 10 p.m. Tutors are not available on holidays but you still have access to online resources and tests. Online Homework Help disponible en español 1 p.m. - 10 p.m. siete días a la semana.
Access Program for Older Adults
University of Washington program that waives tuition for Washington residents sixty years or older who wish to attend classes as auditing students.
Travel and educational opportunities for those 55 and older.
Over 500 continuing education (non-credit) courses online. Lessons available 24/7. Communicate with real instructors via e-mail.
Seattle Public Library's Teen Web page.
Washington Homeschool Organization
A non-profit membership organization that serves the diverse interests of home-based education in Washington State. WHO is non-partisan, non-sectarian, and non-discriminating in its views of home schooling and participation in its activities.
Gates Millennium Scholars
Provides grants for higher education to outstanding African American, American Indian/Alaska Natives, Asian Pacific Islander Americans, and Hispanic American students.
Financial planning and education loans explained.
Stim Bullitt Civic Courage Scholarship
For high school seniors and undergraduate students who live, work or attend school in Seattle. Write an essay about an individual or group of individuals from Washington state who have demonstrated civic courage on an issue of importance to the community at great personal, political or professional risk. Offered by Seattle Public Library Foundation.
WashBoard.org: Washington Scholarship Coalition
The Washington Scholarship Coalition (WSC) is a public/private partnership that includes nonprofit organizations, private foundations and state agencies committed to increasing access to scholarships and financial aid for Washington students.
ACT - COMPASS Test
Sample questions for the math, reading, and writing sections of the COMPASS test.
Before You Test
Information about the COMPASS test from Seattle Community Colleges. Includes practice questions and free local workshops.
Online learning with test preparation guides for the ASVAB, GED, GRE, SAT, TOEFL and U.S. Citizenship. Learn software, skills for carrer advancement, and more.