Selecting a College

Kansas Regents
Provides information on ways to guarantee acceptance into Kansas public universities.

The College Matchmaker by Collegeboard
Check your preferences for type of school, location, majors, cost, admission criteria, sports, activities, housing and other options, and then the matchmaker will produce a list of colleges that meet your criteria.

U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges
Updated annually, this site contains extensive information about colleges in the United States.

College Majors 101
Research a variety of different majors and explore universities that offer your program.

eParachute Library Card Icon
Discover the college majors and careers that match your skills and interests. Create an account with Brainfuse to use eParachute.

Career Matcher Library Card Icon
Take this quiz to learn what occupations are great matches for you based on your interests.

College Entrance Exam Test Prep

See our Practice for a Test Page to study for ACT, SAT, AP Exams and more. 

Paying for College

Federal Student Aid
Information about paying for college, including the FAFSA application (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

The largest, most accurate and most frequently updated source for scholarships with more than 1.5 million scholarship listings.

FinAid! The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid
One of the most comprehensive collections of financial aid information, advice and tools.

Olathe Public Schools Foundation Scholarships
Scholarships sponsored by the Olathe Public Schools Foundation open to Olathe high school students.

Olathe High School Scholarships
Maintained by the Olathe School District, this site lists scholarships by school, subject and other categories.

Friends of the Olathe Public Library Curtis Gilmore Memorial Scholarship
Apply for the Friends of the Olathe Public Library Curtis Gilmore Memorial Scholarship for library volunteers.