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FREE SAT and College Prep Resources and Workshops

College entrance exams and applications are a special kind of torture.  A necessary evil, if you will.  Do you want to go to college?  Then you’re probably going to have to succumb to the agony that is standardized testing and the tedium of filling out college applications.  But don’t worry; you’ll survive- especially if you take advantage of the amazing and useful resources and workshops offered for FREE by the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.  Trust me- when you get to college, it will have all been totally worth it.

Skills for Success Speaker Series: The Secrets of College Bound Success

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Join Dr. Nancy Berk, Ph.D. for a free evening of college-bound strategy and humor.  She’ll give you the scoop on how to get an edge on college admissions and she’ll take the edge off of your anxiety.  Dr. Berk has appeared on television, stage, radio, and has keynoted and lectured extensively as a psychologist, author, and comic.  Since the research and release of her book College Bound And Gagged, Dr. Berk has become the “go to” parent professional and voice of reason for college-bound families and those who wish to better understand and assist them.  Registration is required.

CLP- Main, International Poetry Room – 2nd Floor

For more information or to register:



SAT and College Preparation Resources Workshop

Saturday, October 6, 2012

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

This workshop will cover FREE resources available to help teens prepare for the SATs and college admissions.  Teens, parents, and educators are all welcome.  Space is limited and registration is required.

CLP- Main, PC Center- 3rd Floor

For more information or to register:



Testing and Education Resources Center

Practice for the SAT, PSAT, and ACT and use our scholarship and college search to assist you in getting into the college of your dreams.  Then gain college credit for what you already know by preparing for the CLEP, DSST, and AP exams.  Access Testing Education Resource Center from home by entering your CLP library card number.

Tuition Funding Sources

Search the database for scholarships and other forms of financial aid, take personality and career aptitude tests, and search for detailed college information.  Tuition Funding Sources also maintains a large database of athletic scholarships.  Access Tuition Funding Sources from home by entering your CLP library card number.  When registering, new users should select “Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh” as their school.

Job and Career Education Center at CLP- Main

The Job and Career Education Center maintains a special collection of test preparation and college admissions related books and online resources. The staff is friendly, knowledgeable, and always willing and available to help!

And of course, check out these books!


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