College Preparation


Education resources include relevant Pioneer databases, Utah Internet resources, and national Internet resources.

Pioneer Databases | Utah Resources | National Resources

Pioneer Databases

These databases provide access to quality resources that you won't find free on the Internet.

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LearningExpress Library LearningExpress Library [more informationMore information]
Ccomprehensive test preparation, skills improvement resources, & career guidance.
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Student Research Center Student Research Center [more informationMore information]
Find research help for students in grades 6-12.
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State Agency
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Free education, career planning and resume system for Utah residents.
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EBSCOhost Vocational & Career Collection [more informationMore information]
Full text trade and industry-related publications.
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Utah Resources

College & Careers: Parent and Caregiver Resources
Parent resources from the Utah Education Network (UEN) about life after high school, college planning, SATs and college testing, financial preparation, adult education, and alcohol and drugs information.

College Preparation Programs
BYU Multicultural Student Services seeks to establish and maintain relationships with prospective students, parents, and educational institutions, ultimately inviting ongoing collaboration and participation with multicultural high school students.

Higher Education Center
Students can interact with instructors, mentors and peers through online courses, web conferences and interactive video conferences using Utah Education Network (UEN) services.

Utah Educational Savings Plan (USEP)
Utah's 529 college savings plan administered and managed by the Utah State Board of Regents and the Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority Administration.

Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority (UHEAA)
UHEAA is an agency of the State of Utah which administers Utah's student financial aid programs, including the student loan guarantee program and secondary market, state need-based financial aid, the Utah Educational Savings Plan Trust, and the Utah Engineering and Computer Sciences Loan Forgiveness Program.

Utah Mentor & Choices
Launched by the Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority and Xap Corporation, this resource provides students and their families' essential tools for the college planning, selection, application and financial aid processes, as well as career exploration within Utah's public and private higher education institutions. The site includes in-depth campus profiles of all degree and certificate-granting colleges and universities in Utah.

Youth Pre-College Programs at the University of Utah
Pre-college academic programs for high school students interested in health sciences.

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National Resources

America's Best Colleges
U.S. News & World Report collects data from more than 1,400 colleges to rank the best colleges and universities by discipline.
The Degree Finder is an online education directory with over 1000 Colleges, Universities, and Career Schools in its database. Find schools by state or by category and degree level.
Search over 300 regionally accredited distance learning programs to find the perfect program for you! Just enter the degree level and one or more fields of study, distance learning articles, discussion board and more.

Study Guide Zone
Resources for students studying for standardized tests, such as the SAT and the ACT.

Utah Scholarships
Find money for college from

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