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Poetry Contest

Do you love expressing yourself with words and imagery? Do you consider yourself a wordsmith? If so, you might just be the next Edgar Allen Poe or Emily Dickenson!

First Prize: $75 gift card

Second Prize: $50 gift card

Third Prize: $25 gift card

Click here for rules and more information!

College Prep

You've wrote your essays, submitted your transcripts and test scores, but what about tuition? Don't worry! We have programs that will guide you through the financials of college. Click below for more information!

Grades 9 & Up

Financial Aid Award Letter Comparison Workshop

Fri., Apr. 13, 6-6:45pm

Managing College Costs

Fri., Apr. 27, 6-6:45pm

Headed to College

Mon., May 7, 5:30-6:30pm


College Resources

Thinking about life after high school? Find the right school for you, prepare for entrance exams and search for financial aid. Visit the Teen Underground for print guides and personal assistance.

ACT - Register and prepare for the ACT, and even view your score.
College Board - Search for colleges and also register & prepare for the SAT.
College View - Find almost everything you need to know about going to college.
FAFSA - Apply for student financial aid, for FREE! Never pay for help filling out the FAFSA.
ISAC Student Portal - ISAC is committed to helping make college more accessible and affordable for Illinois families.

Click here for more resources!