Saint Paul Public Library will be closed August 30 - September 1.

Extended hours at Hayden Heights and Merriam Park end August 29.

Applying for College

Applying for college can be an overwhelming experience. However, taking advantage of the tools listed on this page will keep you on track and on budget.

College Board Essay Writing Tips
Helpful tips to help you when writing your college essays

College Board/SAT
Find testing dates, register to take SAT, and prepare for SAT.

The ACT
Find testing dates, register for the ACT, and take practices tests

Neighborhood House College Access Center
Drop-in the college access center at Neighborhood House and get help with completing college applications. Also get help with the ACT and SAT.

FAFSA
Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Apply for a FAFSA PIN. Print your student aid report. Search for school codes and check the status of your submitted FAFSA application.

Minnesota Office of Higher Education
Provides students and parents with financial aid programs and a variety of education information

College.gov
Learn why you should go to college, how to plan for college, and how to pay for college

CollegeBoard.com
CollegeBoard.com is a great college planning resource. Find the right college for you, financing tips, and deadline reminders.

iSEEK.org
Minnesota’s career, education, and job resource site. Explore careers, plan your education, and find a job.