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Lists over 10,000 higher education institutions in 194 countries and is continually updated with new schools and resources for education and careers.

FAFSA
Free Application For Student Aid

Federal Student Aid
Answers why you should go to college, what steps you need to take, and how to pay.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Published by the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics, this comprehensive source provides detailed information on any and all careers, including required education, salary ranges, description of duties, and related sources.

Peterson’s College Planner
Resources for finding the right college or study abroad program; studying for the SAT or ACT; finding the right college or university, exploring financial aid.

Sallie Mae
Information on how to fund your college education.

Volunteer Match
Volunteer Solutions
Great resources for finding the right volunteer opportunity for you.

Health and Nutrition

Center for Young Women’s Health
Everything you need to know about teen health issues.

Family Education
Lots of articles and information on teen health and nutrition, including dieting, eating disorders, healthy recipes, etc.

RAINN
Rape victim support

TeenHealthFX
Your online resource for any and all questions regarding your health, your relationships, your body and your sexuality.

TeensHealth Sports Nutrition
Nutrition information for teen athletes

Teen Vegetarians
Important information on why teens choose to “go meatless” – and how to be sure that if you’re a vegetarian, you’re getting the nutrition you need to keep you healthy today and into the future.

TurningPointCT.org
TurningPointCT.org was developed by young people in Connecticut who are in recovery from mental health and substance use issues. We know what it’s like to feel alone, stressed, worried, sad, and angry. We’ve lived through the ups and downs of self-harm, drugs and alcohol, and the struggle to find help.

Inspiration

Ideas Worth Sharing
This awesome site features real people’s thoughts, ideas and stories: sad, funny, fascinating, bizarre, and always inspirational.

Quoteland
Need a quote for the yearbook? For a blog? For a love letter? Another reason? This site offers quotations on a zillion subjects.

Internet

Netsmartz Teens
Watch videos of teens sharing their own “Real-Life Stories” about issues affecting them on the Internet such as cyberbullying, online enticement, and giving out too much personal information.

Safe Teens
Important advice on staying safe while still enjoying MySpace, Facebook, email, IM, chat, and more.

TeensHealth Internet Safety
Tips for safely surfing the Web.

Reading

American Library Association
Teen Read Week: booklists, activities, and information about this big October event.

GoodReads
Keep track of what you are reading, what you liked, and share with friends.

TeenReads
Teen Reads offers reviews, book lists, and more for great teen reading.

Substance Abuse and Smoking

American Lung Association
American Lung Association fact sheet on teenage smoking

TeensHealth Drug Abuse
Facts about teenage drug abuse.

TurningPointCT.org
TurningPointCT.org was developed by young people in Connecticut who are in recovery from mental health and substance use issues. We know what it’s like to feel alone, stressed, worried, sad, and angry. We’ve lived through the ups and downs of self-harm, drugs and alcohol, and the struggle to find help.

Writing

FanFiction
Are you a fan of fan fiction? Star Trek? Harry Potter? Twilight series? Whatever it is you’re into, this is the place to find others interested in the same thing.

FanFiction TV
Find your favorite TV show and create your own storylines and read about others.

Internet Public Library Teen Space
Looking for something to read that isn't required by your teachers? Looking to read about something you're actually interested in? This collection of resources is your answer! Here you'll find sites with fun reading lists, online independent 'zines, blogs by teens, and more.

Teen Ink
Here you can read writings by teens and submit your own pieces for publication.



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