College and Financial Aid Resources

A collection of books and websites about the college application process and financial aid. 


The ACT Test Updates
Keep up-to-date on the ACT test updates on test center cancellations, reschedules and more. 

Learning Express Library
Offers SAT & ACT preparation, Advance Placement (AP) preparation, PSAT/NMSQT preparation, help with test-taking skills, help with college admissions essay writing, finding a college and more.  To log in, use your Warwick Library card as the username.

The College Planning Center of RI
Search for colleges, financial aid, scholarships, college info, and careers.  Also offers free one-on-one council sessions at the Warwick Mall.

The CollegeBoard
Contains pratice tests, SAT registration, test dates, and online college application links.  Also find information on CSS Profile

Department of Education: Student Guide
Look here for preparing for college, paying for your education, internships, repaying loans, and more.

The place to go for financial help.

Joint Admissions Agreement
A program designed to continue your education at Rhode Island College (RIC) or University of Rhode Island (URI) while attending Community College of RI (CCRI).

Peterson's College Help
Search for colleges, test prep help, writing the college essay, and more.

The Princeton Review
Links to colleges and scholarship pages.  Contains advice for choosing the perfect school.

RI Scholarships
Sponsored by RI Student Loan Authority.  Search for scholarships by keyword or category.

The New SAT
All you need to know about the SAT.

US News & World Report - Education
An amazing amount of information including college rankings, financial aid, and college life.



These are just some of the books that can be checked out.  Calls numbers shown are only for the Warwick Public Library.

The Best 388 Colleges (Princeton Review)  L 901 B4
The College Handbook (The College Board)  LA 226 C6
Paying for College
LB 2337.4 C465
Peterson's How to Get Money for College LB 2337.4 P48
Confessions of a Scholarship Winner LB2338 E46
The Ultimate Scholarship Book EDUCATION LB 2338 T36
Student Loans and the Cost of College
LB 2340.2 S848
Campus Visits and College Interviews LB 2350.5 S345 
Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Easy Steps
LB 2351.52 U6 G448
Write Out Loud: Use the story to college method  LB 2351.5 B37
How to Prepare a Standout College Application LB 2351.52 U6
College Application Essay EDUCATION LB 2351.52 U6 M277


Student Activity Profile

A Student Activity Profile is a way to keep track of student's activities during High School.  Here is a sample of what one could look like.