Online study guides are available through the State Library of Kansas. If you go to this link http://www.kslib.info/librarians/eorstudent.html and click on the LearningExpress link on the right side of the page, then click on College Preparation, ACT study tests for all areas are available.
Channel One has some good resources on choosing a career path and finding a job including a Complete Job Guide, jobs with the lowest unemployment rates, opportunities, career choices, managing your money, personal habits and characteristics you can develop that lead to success, and employment trends.
Conan O'Brien talked for over an hour to Jack White last week, and they discussed creativity, success, failure, work, books, authenticity and a host of other things. Even if you don't like either of these guys, their conversation is well worth listening to because they have thoughts and know how to express them.
After you tell Campus Bird a few details about what you are looking for, it produces a list of colleges that meet your criteria. When you pick one of the schools, it kicks back its location with Google Earth, along with specific information about majors, admissions data, expenses, majors, students, athletics, special programs, and weather. When brainstorming possible college plans, Campus Bird looks like a great place to start.