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Choosing and Paying for College

This guide will help you find reliable information on colleges, universities, financial aid and scholarships.

Planning & Paying for College

College Affordability

Learning Express Database

PrepSTEP for Colleges, EBSCO Learning Express,  is a collection of tools for skill-building, test preparation and career development and more. Select the "more..." link above to see everything this valuable database has to offer. To get the most out of  PrepSTEP for Colleges, create an account.. The account is free, just select  the "Sign In / Register" button at the top of the page. NOTE: Access from off-campus requires STLCC students and staff "authenticate" before getting access to the database. Easy directions are provided.


  • Connect with Colleges: Organize your transfer search by choosing your favorite colleges. Evaluate transfer-friendliness ratings, compare college profiles, and discover scholarship opportunities to inform your decisions.
  • Connect with Scholarships: Research and compare scholarships to find the perfect scholarship just for you. Find a college willing to invest in you and increase the affordability of your transfer journey.
  • Connect with Career Pathways: Plan for your career in reverse. Investigate which academic majors align with your career interests while exploring salary averages and job availability in your chosen field.

St. Louis Community College Libraries

Florissant Valley Campus Library
3400 Pershall Rd.
Ferguson, MO 63135-1408
Phone: 314-513-4514

Forest Park Campus Library
5600 Oakland
St. Louis, MO 63110-1316
Phone: 314-644-9210

Meramec Campus Library
11333 Big Bend Road
St. Louis, MO 63122-5720
Phone: 314-984-7797

Wildwood Campus Library
2645 Generations Drive
Wildwood, MO 63040-1168
Phone: 636-422-2000