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By phone: 345-5820 ext. 1134
By email:
childrens@tuscaloosa-library.org

Or visit us at:
             1801 Jack Warner Parkway
             Tuscaloosa, AL 35401


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Test Prep Resources

Learn A Test - ACT, SAT, TOEFL, CLEP, GED test preparation and more!  Also find information on various careers, workplace skills and job searching.

  • New users: create a registration using your library card number as your username and create a password. 

Kaplan Test Prep - College, graduate, medical and nursing admission tests.

College Board - Register for SATs, search for colleges, apply to college -- all from here!

Testing Services

University of Alabama - Testing Services administers both undergraduate and graduate admission tests, GED, CLEP, PLACEMENT EXAMS, and other tests by special request from individuals or agencies.

Shelton State Community College - Our course of study and materials are designed specifically to prepare adult learners to pass the test and earn their high school equivalency diploma. The GED test covers five subject areas: Writing, Reading, Social Studies, Science, and Mathematics.

GED101.com - directory of GED testing sites in Tuscaloosa, AL

Scholarship Resources

NCAA Clearinghouse - Necessary information for anyone looking to participate in intercollegiate athletics at an NCAA Division I or Division II institution in the future?

Foundation Grant to Individuals Online -  An online database of more than 6,500+ foundations and public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers and other individual grant seekers.

Scholarship.com - A free resource for finding money for college.  A trade-off of it being a free resource is that they gather information and sell it to companies that are targeting college students.

University of Alabama - Undergraduate scholarships for students attending the University of Alabama.

Student Aid

Fafsa - Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Alabama Commission of Higher Education - General Information about student aid programs

Career Planning

Career Library - Available through the Alabama Virtual Library resources.

Occupational Outlook Handbook -  The government's premier source of career guidance featuring hundreds of occupations.

America's Armed Forces

Air force
Army
Coast Guard
Marines
Navy
Americorps
- The National Civilian Community Corps. An opportunity for 18-to-24-year olds to serve communities across the country while earning money for college.