Whether you are researching careers, reviewing colleges and finding financial aid, access to information is important for making an informed decision. These websites have been selected by BPL librarians.
Online and distance education has opened up new opportunities. Find a wealth of information by utilizing these websites and resources:
Database of online degrees and distance learning.
LearningExpress Library *(Access through TEL)
Provides over 300 online interactive practice exams and course series as well as over 150 e-books. Includes academic tests like the ACT, SAT, and GED as well as Civil Service, Firefighters and Law Enforcement exams. *Virginia Residents Require Password.
Study Guide Zone
Study Guide Zone offers a series of free study guides on a variety of standardized tests commonly utilized for admissions, licensing, and educational assessment. Prepare for the CDL, Nursing Entrance Exam, ASVAB and more.
The Bristol Public Library is unique. The on-site Patricia Freedman Literacy Academy has helped hundreds of students with GED preparation, remedial reading, writing, and mathematics, computer skills, resume writing, military tests, English as a Second Language, and college entrance exams.
RWM Vocational Schools Database
RWM provides a database of Private Postsecondary Vocational Schools in all 50 states. Training areas include automotive, barbering, business, computers, health, legal, plumbing, and more. There are also links to financial aid and occupational outlook information.