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College guides and financial aid

  • Academic Info: Online subject directory of educational resources featuring online degree program information and admissions test preparation resources.
  • Affordable Online Colleges: Resources for financial aid, online classes, college spotlight, and online learning guide.  
  • College Board: Scholarship search, information about PSAT and SAT, application and selection advice, etc.
  • FAFSA: Apply online for financial aid. Ths is the official federal form.
  • FinAid: Information about scholarships, loans, etc.
  • LearningExpressLibrary  : Includes practice tests and guides for ACT, SAT, and other exams.
  • LearningExpress Ebooks: Study guides and test-preparation books, in Adobe PDF format.
  • Peterson's: Popular college and aid guide.
  • USNews.com: College rankings.

General Resources for Research Papers and Other Assigments

English and Literature

History and Geography

  • American Memory: Large collections of historical documents, photographs, recordings, and other items from the Library of Congress.
  • Biography.com: Short biographical essays on thousands of people.
  • Eyewitness to History: Eyewitness accounts of historic events, from ancient times through the 20th Century.
  • Facts.com  : Includes historical news and clean and simple maps of countries, regions, U.S. states, and Canadian provinces.
  • Library of Congress Maps: Pictures of maps dating from 1500 to the present.
  • SparkNotes.com: Free study guides on many subjects.
  • World Factbook: Produced by the CIA. Country profiles, statistics, flags of the world.

Math and Science

  • Ask Dr. Math: Math help for high school, college, and beyond.
  • HowStuffWorks: Explanations of how many devices, technologies, and processes work.
  • Math.com: Practice, help, and calculators for basic math through trigonometry and calculus.
  • NASA: The U.S. space agency has information and videos available for students of all ages.
  • SparkNotes.com: Free study guides on many subjects.

Homework Help for Students in Middle or Elementary School