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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
The Ultimate Band List
& Career Sources
TheAdmissionsOffice.comThis metasite brings together a number of resources to assist in the application process. These include links to hundreds of colleges and universities via a number of select metasites, school rankings, entrance tests, applications, financial aid information, and scholarships.
Braintrack University Index Handy site lists URLs for over 5,300 higher education institutions all over the world (152 countries). Users can drill down to universities beginning with either continent or country, or search by keyword.
College Link Online application processing
COOL - College Opportunities Online
Department of Workforce Development School-to-Work
FAFSA on the Web
Financial Aid Information Page
FishNet College Guide
High School Hub The High School Hub is a gateway to excellent free online academic resources for high school students. It features a reference desk, college information, and subject guides for English, mathematics, social studies, and science.
Independent Colleges of Indiana
Indiana Career and Postsecondary Advancement Center
Indiana College Network Gateway to distance learning opportunities from Indiana colleges and universities.
Job Smart: Career Guides
Making College Count
Military Career Guide
Number2.com Free test preparation.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Peterson's Education & Career Center
Preparing for College
Rising Star Internships
SAT Test Preparation
Skill-Ed Skill-Ed was established in order to simplify the daunting task of locating training and educational courses on the internet.
State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana
Student Guide 2000-01 The US Department of Education
has placed online the 2000-2001 edition of its comprehensive Student Guide
for Financial Aid. A short list of important phone numbers and Websites
U.S. Department of Education
U. S. News College Rankings
U.S. News Education Page
Can I Do With This Major/Degree?
Sources Essential for
writers of term papers, this clearly written guide gives
examples of how to cite a specific source using the format
of any one of four well-known style manuals: APA, Chicago,
MLA, and Turabian. Among the many examples included
are citations for electronic books, online magazines, and
About.com Young Adult Books Guide to YA Books, includes key sites organized by genre, subject areas, and award-winners. Guide Kimberly Pauley's feature articles are often on specific books, but include topics like "Politics and You," and how to find information on books and authors.
ALA Young Adult Booklists
Citing Sources Essential for writers of term papers, this clearly written guide gives examples of how to cite a specific source using the format of any one of four well-known style manuals: APA, Chicago, MLA, and Turabian. Among the many examples included are citations for electronic books, online magazines, and Web pages.
Works of William Shakespeare
Electronic Literature Foundation
ClassicNotes Free literature summaries and analyses.
Detailed summaries, character information, information about the author, links,
and literature references. Includes instructions on citing the Web page.
Horror Writers Association
NoodleTools Two valuable tools are combined on this site. NoodleBib allows students to create and edit their own MLA-style bibliographies. References are given proper MLA-style formatting and punctuation. NoodleQuest provides Web search strategy assistance by leading students through a series of twelve short questions designed to lead them to the best search engines for their needs.
The Nuts and Bolts of College Writing Designed for students and others who want (or need) to improve their writing skills, this guide covers the process of writing from the thinking and planning stages to the finished product. Research, style, structure, and mechanics are all covered in this comprehensive guide.
This study site has been designed for middle school, high school, home
school, and college students as well as teachers. The main content of the
site is the more than 300 literature summaries (by chapter), which include
109 Barron's Booknotes and
200+ MonkeyNotes booknotes.
Purdue University On-Line Writing Lab
Simple Rhyming Dictionary
Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America
SparkNotes Written by Harvard students, provides summaries for 75 classics as well as message boards for discussion and questions.
Romance Writers of America
TILT (Texas Information Literacy Tutorial) This site introduces undergraduate students to basic research sources and skills. Some of the highlights include finding and using articles in scholarly journals, navigating databases and search engines, and perhaps most importantly, evaluating print and Web sources.
Merriam-Webster Word Central This fun site is aimed at junior and younger senior high students who love words and want to know more about them. Includes a Daily Buzzword and Buzzword Archive, a rhyming dictionary, an interactive verse composer, Build-Your-Own Dictionary, and ways to transform and play with sentences or to encrypt them.
wiredscholar: The Planning for College Destination This site from Sallie Mae, a "leading provider of education funding," presents basic information on preparing for, selecting, and applying to college, and information about paying for a college education, with an emphasis on financing and financial aid. Free registration allows students to access information relating to more than two million scholarships, and an "Award Analyzer." Some material is fee-based. Information available in English and Spanish.
Project Vote Smart
Thomas Legislative Information on the Internet
Social Issues This webliography was created for "middle and high school students researching current social issues from multiple perspectives."
CIA World Fact Book
U.S. Census Information
Math Fun Facts "Fun
Facts are designed for, and work best in, lower-division
college courses where the typical
Mudd Math Fun Facts "Fun Facts are designed for, and work best in, lower-division college courses where the typical
not a math student. The point of Fun Facts is to
generate interest, arouse curiosity, and cause such students
to look at mathematics differently!" Includes tidbits
from algebra, calculus, geometry, probability, number theory, and other areas,
of varying levels of difficulty.
Physics Pages to Visit
The Physics Classroom An "online physics tutorial written for high school physics students." The Physics Tutorial teaches basic physics concepts. The animations of the Multimedia Physics Studio help to visualize and understand these concepts. Physics Help provides exercises for developing skills. Written by a high school science teacher.
FIFA Home Page
Major League Baseball
National Basketball Association
National Football League
National Hockey League
Women's National Basketball Association
World Wide Web Tennis Server
Teen Movie Critic
Teen Voices Written by, for, and about teenage and young adult women, this magazine "challenges the mainstream media's image of girls by providing an intelligent alternative packed with original writing, poetry and artwork. We encourage our readers to write articles on self-esteem, racism, sexism, feminism, popular culture, health, and other issues important to them." The online edition contains feature articles, a bulletin board, book and music reviews, letters to the editor, an advice column, and horoscopes. Submissions are accepted from girls under 18.
Wire Tap Magazine Provides readers with a weekly index of investigative news articles and provocative personal essays by and about young people that challenge stereotypes of race, gender, sexuality and lifestyle.
Access America for Students Access America for Students, also referred to as students.gov, is a clearinghouse of government information pertinent to students in high school or higher education. This directory is organized by categories, including plan your education, pay for your education, taxes, and career development. Each category links to related
government agencies, programs, and informative resources.
Alcohol and Other Drug Information for Teens The site gives answers to troublesome questions about substance abuse which teenagers are likely to struggle with daily. Many related links are listed providing straight facts and immediate help when a teen's life becomes unmanageable because of abuse of drugs, alcohol, or tobacco.
Health and Wellness Site for Girls An extensive site for
girls to learn about health and wellness. Includes sections on sex and
sexuality, mental and emotional health, nutrition, natural healing, and
Synthesis: Using the Work of Others This tutorial explains plagiarism and its consequences and describes techniques for taking notes and quoting sources to avoid plagiarism. Includes a section on copyright, information about citing Web sources, and plagiarism and copyright infringement quizzes. From the University of Maine at Farmington Writing Center and Mantor Library.
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