Higher education

Research colleges and universities, use online test prep tools, learn about financial aid, and explore online learning opportunities.

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College prep kits

While supplies last, high school juniors and seniors, and recent grads can get a college prep kit with tons of resources to help you survive your first year of higher education. Learn how to successfully complete applications, what to know before you go, and more! The kit includes books, information about financial aid, a planner, and several school supplies.

Funding for College Prep Kits is made possible by the Rotary Club of Grants Pass and Cheney Foundation.

To reserve a kit, email info@josephinelibrary.org.

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Financial aid applications and deadlines

Find resources and links to apply for federal and state grants, scholarships, and loans for college and trade schools. View the menu to the right for links to the below mentioned financial aid resources and more.

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Federal Student Aid

Learn how financial aid works, complete the FAFSA form, compare different financial offers, and find affordable repayment plans.

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Best Colleges

U.S. News and World Report provides annual rankings of colleges and universities to help you research and compare educational institutions.

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Online learning resources

LearningExpress Library
Through LearningExpress Library, prepare for the SATs, take practice graduate school admissions exams, learn computer graphics and illustration skills, and more. Visit LEARNINGEXPRESS LIBRARY
Udemy Online Courses
Explore thousands of self-paced online courses taught by experts. Learn to code, prep for IT certifications, sharpen your leadership skills, produce a podcast, increase office productivity, tap into your creativity, and more. Visit UDEMY ONLINE COURSES
Access free courses from The Open University on a variety of topics, as well as curated articles and free television and radio content from the BBC. Visit OpenLearn
Class Central
Search thousands of online courses in subjects including humanities, mathematics, data science across multiple platforms. visit class central