College Credit Plus: Student Library Resources: Other College Resources

An orientation to library resources for Columbus State dual enrollment students

Scholarships, Grants, and Financial Aid


Check out the Scholarships, Grants, and Financial Aid guide for information on how to find and apply for financial assistance programs, including help on filling out your FAFSA.

Choosing a Career

The searchable Occupational Outlook Handbook provides information on training, responsibilities, job outlook, and pay for hundreds of occupations.

Ohio Means Jobs offers career planning, online training, and workforce development resources.

College Applications

Read this US News & World Report article on the college application process.  Also, check these links for the Common App (used at over 700 colleges and universities), the Coalition Application (good at over 100 colleges), and the Universal College Application (used at an additional 20+ universities).  

Navigating a College Website

College websites are full of fabulous information, but they can also be overwhelming.  Generally, key items to look for and read through include admissions and accreditation, academic programs or colleges of study, cost calculators, and sections on student life and student services.

Use this Pressbooks chapter to gain insight into college websites and to complete the website challenge.


Prepare for the ACT, SAT, and other college and career tests through the Assessments and Training section of Ohio Means Jobs website.  Complete practice tests anonymously or create a login to save your progress. 

Maintaining Mental Health

View podcasts for College Info Geek and additional videos from Thomas Frank for some honest, clear advice on thriving in this time called your college years.

The video below is on student burnout from Thomas Frank.  Make sure to reach out to the college's Counseling Services for additional advice and help.

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