Our College and Career Pathways team are here for you at 40 branches across the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. Find one near you!
Allerton Library, Baychester Library, Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Bronx Library Center, Clason's Point Library, Eastchester Library, Francis Martin Library, Grand Concourse Library, High Bridge Library, Morris Park Library, Mosholu Library, Mott Haven Library, Parkchester Library, Throg's Neck Library, Tremont Library, Van Cortlandt Library, Arline Schwarzman Building, Wakefield Library, West Farms Library, Westchester Square Library, and Woodstock Library.
53rd Street Library, 67th Street Library, 125th Street Library, Bloomingdale Library, Chatham Square Library, Countee Cullen Library, George Bruce Library, Hamilton Grange Library, Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library, Macomb’s Bridge Library, Riverside Library, Seward Park Library, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Tompkins Square Library, and Washington Heights Library.
Wed, Oct 11 | 10 AM–1 PM
You're invited to join The New York Public Library at our fifth annual College Fair! Explore everything the Library and our partner organizations offer to help teens navigate college applications and admissions. More than 30 colleges, universities, and community-based organizations will be present to share information and resources with students and families. Workshops and hands-on activities will help you get the most from the college readiness resources and services we offer.
Whether you’re working on college applications or trying to figure out what career is best for you, NYPL’s College and Career Pathways program is here to help with our Intensive College and Career Access Network (ICCAN).
Whether you're looking for college guidance, career readiness, or adulting skills, The New York Public Library's College and Career Pathways program is here to help! Check out these informational videos to give you guidance on different topics that will help you prepare for what comes after high school.
Sign up for a one-on-one session (30 minutes to an hour) with a College and Career Pathways librarian to get individual postsecondary readiness assistance online. We will get in touch with you to schedule appointments at a time that is convenient for you. Our regular office hours are Monday through Friday, from 3 PM to 5 PM, EST.
Discover a wide array of free programs across the Library, including at our neighborhood branches in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island.
Would you like to receive updates about virtual events, scholarship/grant opportunities, and more direct to your Google Calendar? Check out our College and Career Pathways Resources Calendar! Subscribe with your Google account to keep track of upcoming news, events, and deadlines!
Additional Online Resources
These resources come from a variety of trusted sources and NYPL partner organizations. If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to email@example.com.
General College Information Resources
Check out which colleges and universities are still accepting freshmen and transfer applications using the National Association for College Admission Counseling's College Openings Update List.
Explore the National Association for College Admission Counseling's resource for speaking with admissions representatives, attending webinars, and planning tours of hundreds of colleges and universities.
Discover online resources from our friends at Collegewise.
Financial Aid/Financial Assistance Resources
- Looking for more information about the FAFSA? Need help getting financial aid? Get the latest information at UnderstandingFAFSA.org. A free guide, FAFSA: The How-To Guide for High School Students, is available in ten languages. Learn how to fill out the FAFSA, communicate with colleges, compare aid offers, and make good decisions about scholarships and loans.
- ¿Busca más información sobre la FAFSA? ¿Necesita ayuda para obtener ayuda financiera? Obtenga la información más reciente en UnderstandingFAFSA.org. Una guía gratuita, FAFSA: The How-To Guide for High School Students, está disponible en diez idiomas. Aprenda cómo completar la FAFSA, comunicarse con universidades, comparar ofertas de ayuda y tomar buenas decisiones sobre becas y préstamos.
The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) offers a number of application fee waivers for college applicants:
CUNY/SUNY Updates and Information
Find individual checklists and guides to admissions and enrolling in various City University of New York schools.
Take virtual tours of several CUNY campuses.
Find individual checklists and guides to admissions and enrolling in various State University of New York schools.
SAT / ACT Exams
More schools are going SAT/ACT optional. Find schools with test-optional policies.
- Check out the National Center for College Students with Disabilities Clearinghouse, which offers tons of information and resources when you’re preparing to go to college with a disability.
- Read IncludeNYC’s guide to College Accommodations for Students with Disabilities
- Explore “Black, Disabled, and Proud,” a website for college students created by the HBCU Disability Consortium and the Association on Higher Education And Disability
The New York Public Library is here to support kids of all ages, educators, and parents and caregivers with an array of programs and resources, both in person and online. Discover what we’re doing for kids and teens as New Yorkers return to school this fall—plus books, free homework help, learning tools, and fun, engaging activities to help you develop all your skills.
Everything early learners, kids, and teens need to become lifelong learners.
College & Career Pathways has been made possible thanks to the generous support of The Helen Gurley Brown Foundation.
Major support for educational programming is provided by Merryl H. and James S. Tisch.