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ACT Test--includes sample test questions.
CareerBuilder -- one-stop shopping for the Web's largest number of the most current jobs listings. The listings come from two sources:  Help Wanted ads of the nation's leading newspapers, and from the Web sites of leading employers. You can prepare a complete and professional-looking resume and also search for Company Profiles.
CareerLab
--FREE Cover Letters for Job Hunters.
Career Search--career search, information, descriptions & education. 
ChicagoJobs.org--a "Definitive Chicago Area Job and Career Guide 
Chicago Tribune: Jobs--offers tips on writing resumes, interviewing, and you can even post your resume to their database.
College Financial Aid Information Page--first stop on the Web for students looking for ways to finance their education.
College Prep; SAT and ACT Test Preparation Tips and Resources--strives to serve students by providing daily, free scholarship updates across a wide variety of requirements.  Includes college test prep tips. new site
CollegeAtlas.org--search accredited online college degrees, universities and courses.  new site
CollegeNet--online college applications and free financial aid search.
Colleges, College Scholarships and Financial Aid Page--includes colleges admissions and financial aid office email addresses and phone numbers, links to college homepages and online applications, links to free scholarship search services on the net, as well as a page with the very best admissions, financial aid, college prep, test prep, and career sites on the net.
Federal Student Aid FAFSA 
Illinois Student Assistance Commission--college planning.
Illinois Workforce Info Center--contains a wealth of information about workers, industries and local labor markets throughout the state.
IllinoisMentor--a service provided free of charge to help students and their families plan and prepare for college.
IPEDS College Opportunities On-Line, Electronic Directory of Postsecondary Institutions--direct link to over 9,000 colleges and universities in the United States.  new site
JobHuntersBible.com--job hunting online.
Jobs and Careers in the USA--provided by careerjet.com (the search engine for jobs).
Monster Job Search--this site allows you to search for jobs, store your resume and research companies.
Net-Temps--looking for a temporary job? Checks this site out.  You can create a free Desktop Account which allows you to: create and post your resume online, apply for jobs, and view your resume statistics. You can search for jobs by category and you can also limit the search results by state and cities.
Online Colleges in Illinois : Accredited Online Schools & Universities

Online Degrees, Distant Learning and Scholarship
The Princeton Review--
includes College Scholarships, Careers, Majors and more.
Resume Builder
--prepare your resume free online and download your resume in different file formats. 

SAT Test--practice tests.
Student Aid On The Web--includes the form you can fill out electronically and allows you to look up the codes for the colleges you are considering, so that you can list them on the application form.
Student Guide
--U.S. Department of Education's comprehensive guide to financial aid for
students.
Study Guide Zone--free study guides on a variety of standardized tests commonly utilized for admissions, licensing, and educational assessment.  This guide is made possible from educators in Minnesota and the McNamara Educational Trust.
Universities Worldwide--"links to 6324 Universities in 169 countries
US Colleges and Career Guide--provided by BrainTrack. 

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