Category Archives: College Prep Resources

Mar 7 Deadline for April ACT Exam

The registration deadlines are fast approaching for those planning to take the next round of ACT exams. Registration for the April 14 ACT exam is due Friday, March 7. Sign-up online. If you would like to know more about testing locations, costs and fee … Continue reading

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Financial Aid Fridays: A Resource Cheat Sheet

As young adult looking for help applying to college, the best place for you to start is with your high school guidance counselor. Planning for college begins in earnest during your junior year and your guidance counselor can help you … Continue reading

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Financial Aid Fridays: Minority Report

Today, there are more women and people of color attending college then ever before. In an effort to provide equal access to higher education and promote campus diversity, colleges and civic organizations provide financial aid exclusively to these groups. As … Continue reading

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Financial Aid Fridays: Scholarships vs. Loans

Grants and loans and scholarships, oh my! With so many options to fund your college education, it’s easy to see how one might get confused. Here’s a basic breakdown of the most common forms of financial aid as defined by … Continue reading

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Free Assistance to Help You Complete the FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, is the primary application used by all colleges and universities to determine your eligibility for grants, loans, work-study and scholarships. In other words, this form is mandatory for all those planning to attend college. The Missouri Department … Continue reading

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Financial Aid Fridays: Navigating the FAFSA

F-A-F-S-A. Commit these five letters to memory. If you plan on attending college, they will follow you throughout the course of your entire academic career. It’s a little daunting, I know. DBRLTeen is here to help make these five letters … Continue reading

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2014 FAFSA Frenzy

FAFSA Frenzy is a program sponsored by the Missouri Department of Higher Education to help students and families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This is the primary application used by all colleges and universities to determine … Continue reading

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Resources for New Graduates at Your Library

Many people think of the library as the place to do research for school reports and projects. But we also offer many resources for life beyond school. “Can I Wear My Nose Ring to the Interview?” addresses common concerns associated … Continue reading

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