Life

Health and Wellbeing
  • GirlsHealth.gov - Tons of information just for girls about fitness, nutrition, dealing with friends, relationships, drugs and alcohol, and lots more.
  • TeensHealth - Website covers a wide range of health topics and has a section of expert advice.
  • GoAskAlice! - Question and answer resource from Columbia University covers physical and emotional health, and more.
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1-800-273-TALK (8255) is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.
  • Youth Services of Southern Wisconsin - Variety of services and programs for youth in the Madison area.
College Planning
  • College Board - Information packed site with great tools will help you learn more about AP classes, college preparations, find schools and more.
  • College Navigator - Online tool helps you find and compare colleges and universities.
  • CollegeScholarships.org - Lists of scholarships by state, academic program, sport and professional organization. Also includes information on writing essays and thank you letters, saving for college and more.
  • Learning Express Library - Online study guides and practice tests include ACT and SAT.
  • Number2 - Get ready for the SAT or ACT with free vocabulary builder, and practice tests.
  • United Negro College Fund - UNCF is a national organization that supports historically black colleges and universities(HBCUs), and provides scholarship funds to students. This site includes scholarship, fellowship and internship information for students.
  • U.S. News and World Report College Rankings - Find rating information about major colleges, universities and their academic programs.
  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid - U.S. Department of Education's site for applying for federal student loans.
  • FastWeb - Free scholarship search and information about paying for school.
Career / Job Resources
  • Career Onestop - Online self-assessment and career exploration tool from the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • Military.com - Learn about the various branches of the United States military, the recruitment process, and access ASVAB practice exams.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - Reliable website with information about careers. Includes the education required, average earnings, and employment outlook.
  • WisCareers - Personalized career assessments, information about occupations and schools, and employment resources. Accounts are free to those exploring the possibility of attending a UW school.