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Brainfuse - Adult Learning Center

Get academic coaching help from a live tutor for college-level courses or GED preparation. Use the Writing Lab for help with proofreading essays and research papers.

College Bound eGuide »

This handy guide is full of resources to help you succeed at college. Learn all about where and what to study, how to get into the school of your choice, college life, graduate school, and more.

Ferguson's Career Guidance
Center »

Gain insight on choosing a college, picking a major, and applying for student loans. This database offers information on financial aid directories, the highest paying and fasting growing jobs, and job-hunting skills including cover-letters, resumes, and interview guidance.

LearningExpress Library »

Take practice tests and prepare for a variety of exams, including college placement, the College-Level Examination Program (CLEP), career certifications, the General Education Development (GED) test, the Graduate Record Exam (GRE), or the SAT. For additional practice, download complete e-books with test strategies and review guides.

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Career and Technical Education at OCPS »

Sharpen your skills with adult classes offered by Orange County Public Schools in areas like career training, technical education, GED preparation, and adult education. Enroll today and take courses either in the classroom or online.

The Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs »

Choosing the right college or university is important and accreditation is often a factor when when transferring to a new school. Use this U.S. Department of Education database to search for the accreditation status of a school.

Student Aid on the Web »

Learn about the process of applying for and receiving federal student aid. When you are ready, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The U.S. Department of Education maintains this free and informative website.

UCF Continuing Education »

The University of Central Florida offers degree programs, career training, and personal development opportunities through regional campuses and online courses. Visit UCF's main website to learn about all courses and degrees offered by the University.

Valencia Enterprises »

Valencia College offers continuing education courses in technology, human resources, leadership development, and more. Visit Valencia's main website to learn about degree programs with online and in-person classes.

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Library Materials

Continuing Education and Changing Careers »

Reinvent yourself, discover your educational path, and explore your occupational options. These materials can help you navigate returning to school and changing careers.

Financial Aid »

Finding and applying for financial aid can be a daunting process, but these books will help you understand the types of aid available. Learn how to get scholarships, grants, and student loans.

GED Preparation and College-Level Exams »

Earn a GED and enroll in college, even without a high school diploma. Receive college credit in subject areas you are already proficient in with the College-Level Exam Program. These study guides can help.

University, College, and Vocational School Directories »

Find the right college-level course, vocational school, or career program for you. Browse schools by location, determine application requirements, and more.

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Continuing Education »'s blog follows trends and topics related to adult learning and nontraditional students. Learn about going back to college or share your experiences in the comments section. Browse the archives for more articles.

U.S. News University Directory»

Keep up with @USNewsUD via Twitter for the latest news about traditional on-campus or online education. The U.S. News University Connection features comprehensive information about thousands of academic institutions based on the U.S. News and World Report rankings.

Valencia Updates »

Follow @ValenciaUpdates on Twitter for the latest news, events, and opportunities at Valencia College. Also, follow the Valencia Foundation (@valenciagiving) for additional news.

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Blackboard Mobile Learn

Many colleges and universities use Blackboard for online courses. If your school uses the mobile component, access your courses on your smartphone or mobile device.
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Save, organize, and synchronize notes, photos, and research citations for school. Read "10 Evernote Tips For School" and learn how to make the most of this mobile service.
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iTunes U

Experience free lectures, videos, film and content from well-known colleges and universities. Download using your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch or install iTunes on your computer to browse.
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Use this free iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad application to keep track of homework assignments and upcoming due dates. This application is designed to look like a notebook and uses "sticky pad" styled tabs to keep things organized.
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