B.J. Pinchbeck’s Homework Helper
Over 700 links to informational websites covering a wide range of subjects.
IPL Teen Space
Internet Public Library’s teen page has links to homework help, teen space poetry, graphic novels, health, teen issues, finances, sports, entertainment and more.
Search for part-time jobs, entry level jobs for teens.
Job hunting tips – covers applications, resumes, interviews, ideas for starting your own business, plus links to job search websites.
United Way of McHenry County Volunteer Center
Find ways to help your community.
Life After High School
Jump$tart Reality Check
Calculate the amount of money you need to support the lifestyle you want.
GED – High School Equivalency Certificate
McHenry County College – information on GED preparation classes and testing.
Vocational Schools Database
Private schools offering certificates or degrees in various business, trade, or technological fields. Information on accredited schools to complete an on-line high school degree.
Registration for SAT, and information on finding a college, applying for college and financial aid.
Search for a school by location and area of study. Information on admission requirements and cost.
Free Application for Student Financial Aid (FASFA)
Government website for FASFA application.
Scholarship search, information on financial aid, student loans and savings plans.
Illinois Student Assistance Commission – information on college admissions, paying for school and transitioning to the workforce.
Illinois Career Information System
Information on occupations, what education and training you need to get the job you want.
Recruitment site for joining the armed forces.