• College and Careers

    Our scholars need the necessary tools and options to prepare them for college, careers and life skills while they are enrolled in high school. These online resources will provide information and support materials for students to navigate for college and career options. While on campus, students have automatic access to all online resources. Visit the Academies at South Mountain Library for all login information required for remote access.

    Prepare for Your Future 

    Prepare for your Future is a comprehensive list of college resources from the PXU Counseling Department to help students prepare for their futures. Links connect directly with college representatives and community partners, and are an important guide for the college process.

    ACT Academy

    ACT Academy gives students and parents FREE online access to college planning and test preparation resources. On Tuesday and Saturdays at the Library, tutors can assist with ACT Test Preparation also.

    AZ CIS

    AZCIS (Arizona Career Information System), this comprehensive career resource that promotes students for career self-reliance, self-assessment, career exploration, research, goal-setting, and decision-making.


    Xello is on a mission to engage and inspire middle and high school students to achieve their full potential in school, careers, and life. This innovative program is designed to engage students in the process of building their future.

    Username: PXU-Student ID / Password (PW): 1PuPW

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    ASM Counseling: Scholarships - Jaguars, visit the ASM Counseling Scholarships website frequently for links and news about applying for scholarships.

    College Depot

    College Depot, located at the main Phoenix Public Library, is a FREE full-service college resource center, including college planning, financial aid, scholarships, GED and high school connections. Students may receive assistance with completing college applications, FASFA, and personal statements.


    EBSCO LearningExpress Library, provides various resources for high school students and college students. They offer services in Spanish too! LearningExpress and PrepSTEP provide academic skill-building, test preparation, and career exploration. PrepSTEP gives students access to test preparation for ACT, ASVAB, PSAT, SAT, AP, and much more!

    Note: From the EBSCO landing page, select the LearningExpress icon. Then click on LearningExpress-Public Library or PrepSTEP - High School.

    Federal Student Aid an Office of the Department of Education Logo

    FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

    Click here to calculate your expected financial aid based on your or your parents' income taxes.


    Infobase has a High School Plus Video Collection and Career & Technical Education Video Collection with award-winning digital reference content for schools and libraries. Search by topics, grade level and stands for streaming videos.

    Ferguson's Career Guidance Center is a comprehensive career exploration resource, offering information on careers, colleges, scholarships, interest inventory, and video interviews.

    GALE Presents, Peterson's Test and Career Prep

    GALE Presents: Peterson's Test Preparation which gives access to all the information and support materials needed to make informed, confident decisions. Testing information for ACT, ASVAB, PSAT, SAT, AP (Advanced Placement), practical exams, and career tests.