Student Resources

Homework Help

Online Tutoring

  • Tutor.com - Get free tutoring from a live instructor over the web. Available from noon to midnight.

General Reference

  • Information Please Almanac - The online version of the popular reference book for facts and statistical information.
  • My Virtual Reference Desk - Link to other online reference tools like dictionaries, encyclopedias, atlases, thesauri, quotation books, and other sources.

Books & Writing

  • Merriam Webster Dictionary - A dictionary, thesaurus and more. Also offers word games and bit of language history.
  • Project Gutenberg -  A library of over 60,000 free eBooks. You will find the world’s great literature here, with focus on older works.

Math & Science

  • The Biology Project - An interactive online resource for learning biology from the University of Arizona.
  • The Discovery Channel Online - Site offers a wide variety of stories related to the TV program. Learn about everything.
  • How Stuff Works - How does a car engine work? What makes the inside of your refrigerator cold? Use this site to find out the answers to these burning questions and more.
  • Scientific American - Articles from the current issue of the magazine and links related to the featured articles.

History & Government

  • Labyrinth - Georgetown University’s Labyrinth is a good place to start for medieval history.

College & Career Planning

  • Accredited & Affordable Colleges Online - Free, in-depth resources to help students find accredited, budget-friendly online college and university degree programs.
  • College Board - Site with a scholarship search, a career search, and a college search. See if you can answer the SAT Question of the Day.
  • College, College Scholarships, and Online Degrees - Site developed by a team of veteran professional educators who have developed this and other websites to make it as easy as possible for students of all ages to pursue post secondary education.
  • Collegexpress - Good site for the transfer student. Also has financial aid information.
  • College Raptor - a free college search platform for students and families designed to help students discover their best fit colleges, including estimated personal net costs, acceptance odds and student loan amounts at any school in the United States.
  • Educational Testing Service - Site with the testing and deadline dates for the SAT, GRE, GMAT, TOEFL, and LSAT. Access to US News online information on schools and aid.
  • Financial Aid Information Page - A comprehensive site with sources of aid and loans, special interest sites, and links to vendors.
  • Join the Military - See careers in the military and how to join.
  • Online College Guide - A great free resource for finding the best online college. It features hundreds of verified consumer reviews alongside the information you need to make an informed decision.
  • Smart Scholar’s Guide to Student Loan Resources - A comprehensive list of informational websites that give you the most in-depth information on taking and repaying student loans to help finance your college education.

Job Searching

  • Boostapal - An exhaustive compilation of information that young people can use in their after school job search.
  • Tutor.com - Connect with a career coach, have a professional review your resume, or search through several job resources.