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Sync: Audiobooks for Teens


Aimed at Teens 13+, SYNC 2022 will give away two paired audiobook titles a week, starting April 28th and ending August 17th! Authors presented in this year’s collection include Charlaine Harris, Kosoko Jackson, and Arushi Raina. Narrators who provide their skills for teen listeners this season include Will Collyer, Soneela Nankani, and Julissa Arce, among the 32 FREE available titles.

The SYNC program is a project of AudioFile Magazine in partnership with OverDrive and audiobook publishers.



Behemoth online career center where you can post your resume, research jobs, apply for jobs, and get career advice.
ZipRecruiter's free career content to consider adding for your teenagers!

College Planning

Adventures in Education
This site walks you through what you need to know to plan for college, whether you area middle school student, a high school student, or a parent.
America's Best Colleges
The venerable U.S. News and World Reports college ranking.

College Board
Learn how to plan for college, how to pay for college, how to find and apply for college, and even about the College Board tests.

College Navigator
Find the right college for you. Compare over 7,000 colleges and universities across the United States.

Illinois Business Degree Schools List
A database of business schools located in Illinois. 

Next Step U
Plan for your life after high school with the help of this site, which fofers articles, an online community, information for parents and counselors, career profiles and articles, and college information by state.

Online guide to college planning that offers test prep, helps you choose the right college and learn about financial aid.

Princeton Review
Look at school rankings, improve your standardized test scores, find scholarships, and more.


College Entrance Exams

The official website of the ACT.
Study Guide Zone offers an SAT test guide, practice questions, and practice flash cards.

College Board
The official site of the SAT, PSAT, and SAT II exams.


Financial Aid Websites

EStudent Loan
Site offers information about financial aid, scholarships, and helps you to compare student loans.

Official website with the online FAFSA form.

Database of over 1.3 million scholarships.

Federal Student Aid
Government web site on the college application process and applying for financial aid.

Monster's financial aid site, which offers info on scholarships (including how to detect a scam), loans, savings, unique types of aid, and college cost calculators.




Girls Health
includes links to exercise tips, how to know if your working out too hard and how to prevent work out injury

Go Ask Alice
Q & A for a wide variety of health issues, run by Columbia University (NYC).

Sex, etc.
This website is created for and by teens and includes not only the information you're seeking out, but also polls, expert advice, videos, and more.

Teens Health
Amazing resource with articles about all aspects of health: mental health, fitness, healthy eating, drugs and alcohol, sex, etc.

Teen Issues

Dealing with Divorce
Article on how to cope with a divorce in the family.

Stop Bullying Now
A website for teens and kids on what they can do about bullying.

The website of the organization Students Against Destructive Decisions, which aims to help students make positive choices every day.

Study up for getting your driving lincense!