College Prep Events at the Library
Check out the upcoming events we have to help you succeed in getting into college!
Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014: SAT – Tips on How to Improve Scores6 pm at Central Library Children's Story Room
Students and parents, prepare for the SAT by attending this workshop on how to improve your test scores. This workshop will be conducted by C2 Education. To sign up, call (626) 744-4066, option 4.
Thursday, May 15, 2014: College Essays: Stand Out and Get In!6 pm Central Library Children's Story Room
Get a head start on those college essays! Get expert advice and improve your chances. This workshop will be conducted by C2 Education. Call (626) 744-4066, option 4 for more info. Teens and parents only
College Preparation Resources at the Library
Pasadena Public Library has a variety of programs and services to help you get into college, including:
LearningExpress database: Online practice tests for all kinds of exams, including the SAT and ACT, with a detailed analysis of your score and what areas you need improvement in.
Free Practice SATs and Test Taking Tips: Get an idea of what taking the actual SAT will be like! The more times you take the SAT, the higher your score is likely to be. Take a live practice test at the library! See the links on the side for more information.
Foundation Grants to Individuals Online: Searchable database of grantmakers you could contact for financial aid. This subscription database is available on the computers at La Pintoresca Library or on your own computer using La Pintoresca's WiFi. Ask staff for assistance.
Library books: Use the links below to search the most popular subject searches in our catalog.