Guidance and Counseling

ACT
Here students can register for the ACT, read test taking tips, see sample questions, explore careers, and more. www.act.org

American Universities
At this site you will find a list of most American universities and a link to their home page. www.clas.ufl.edu/CLAS/american-universities.html

Career Information for Kids (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Provides games & quizzes; student resources, teacher resources and the history of BLS providing information about careers, the economy andjobs. http://www.bls.gov/k12/index.htm

CareerProfiles
Explore careers, salaries, job search, resumes & interviews, and career education. http://www.careerprofiles.info/

Change Your Mind About Mental Health
This site, designed by the American Psychological Association, is made to help teens assess their own concerns. Includes stories of teens, help how-to's, triggers and signs, and more. http://www.apahelpcenter.org/featuredtopics/feature.php?id=37

College Board
The site collegeboard.com "brings together all the information and tools that students and parents need to plan for the transition from high school to college." www.collegeboard.org

College Learning Competencies
"The LOON is an interactive World Wide Web guide to educational resources at UMD and on the Internet. Using sounds (click on the loon), graphics, and text you may use this guide to gain direct access to multiple resources for assessing, developing, and documenting skills, many of which will be invaluable for future employment and/or advanced study." http://www.d.umn.edu/student/loon/

Eating Disorders
Research compiled by the National Institute of Mental Health on the complications, causes, and treatment of eating disorders. www.kidsource.com/kidsource/content/disorder.html

4Tests.com
Here you can take up to 5 different tests, including an ACT and SAT, see the results, and have your mistakes explained to you. www.kidsource.com/kidsource/content/disorder.html

Job Profiles
Send students to Job Profiles to read about jobs they are interested in from the people who are there day to day. It will give them a realistic view of a career possibility. Arrow down to "Comprehensive Database of Job Profiles" and choose broad subject area and then occupation. http://www.jobprofiles.org/

Occupational Outlook Handbook
"The Handbook describes what workers do ont he job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations." http://www.bls.gov/ooh/

Personality Online
"Welcome to Personality Online, your one stop resource for self-discovery and personal development. Here you will find everything from a variety of personality tests to a comprehensive database of personal development related resources." www.spods.net/personality

SAVE - Suicide Awareness/Voices of Education
At SAVE, you can find misconceptions, danger signs, and facts about suicide - information available in order to help prevent suicide. www.save.org

Scholarships.com
"Find money for college b conducting a free college scholarship search. Scholarships.com will compare you to our database of over 600,000 college scholarships, worth more than 1.4 billion dollars, from over 8,000 sources. The scholarship awards that match your profile will be delivered to you immediately online." Scholarship.com also provides information on loans. www.scholarships.com

School Psychology Resources for Parents, Teachers and Psychologists
School Psychology Resources for Psychologists, Parents and Educators. "Research learning disabilities, ADHD, functional behavioral assessment, autism, adolescence, parenting, psychological assessment, special education, mental retardation, mental health, and more." http://school-psychology.org/

Study Guides and Strategies
Find test taking tips, reading skills tips, writing help, and more. Available in different languages. http://www.studygs.net/

Web of Addictions
"The Web of Addictions is dedicated to providing accurate information about alcohol and other drug addictions." www.well.com/user/woa

For more information, contact:
Martha Eberhart, Reference Librarian
Email: meberhar@d.umn.edu
Phone: 218-726-8733
Fax: 218-726-7481
416 Library Drive
Duluth, MN 55812

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