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  Academic Aids

    Study Web
    Find information easily with categories sorted according to the grade level. Topics note downloadable or printable images for use with reports or projects. The variety of subjects and categories allow users to narrow in on a topic for a report, find background material for a story, begin research for a paper or just increase their knowledge of a particular topic.

    Learning Strategies
    A variety of suggestions and resources for maximizing your academic experience from Dartmouth University.

    More Study Guides And Strategies
    Advice given to its students to improve test-taking skills, study techniques, time and stress management, etc., by the College of St. Thomas.

    The Ten Traps Of Studying
    Study techniques and tips.

    Study Skill Links
    Study skills self help information.

    Study Guides and Strategies
    A comprehensive compendium of resources and study guides for learners available in 25 languages.
    Helpful information about writing research papers.

    Research Strategy
    From Cornell University, seven steps outline a simple and effective strategy for finding information for a research paper and documenting the sources you find.

    Biographical Dictionary
    The Biographical Dictionary contains information on 19,000 notable people from ancient times to the present day. The Dictionary is searchable by names, keywords, and dates.

    Grammar,Usage & Style
    From Yahoo, helpful links for the above.

    WWW Virtual Library
    A comprehensive compilation of informational Web sites, arranged by topic.

    iTools Internet tools: Search, research, reference, look up or translate just about anything in one place..

    Online Conversion
    Convert just about anything to anything else; Online Conversion is a resource for weights, measures, calculators, converters

    World Wide Metric
    Conversion calculators for weight, temperature, length,pressure and volume.

    Literary Criticism
    "Literary Criticism Collection contains critical and biographical websites about authors and their works that can be browsed by author, by title, or by nationality and literary period."

    Today's Most Popular Study Guides

    Cliffs Notes-The Complete Series
    "Each review book contains a summary as well as critical review."

    The Library Spot
    Students, parents or teachers, this site knows how to fill your library and reference needs.

    This site, "allows you to: scan thousands of volumes simultaneously; search by subject, author, or title; download eBooks to your computer; make notes and bookmarks; search every word in every book; highlight text; print selected information."

    Mirriam Webster Online
    "The free thesaurus and dictionary for Windows."

    Scholar's Aid
    "Scholar's Aid makes writing a term or research paper easier by managing your bibliography. Convert any bibliographical entry into a footnote and insert footnotes into your document automatically. Search for text in your notes, transfer items to your document and create references automatically for each note in your document. Scholar's Aid is compatible with most major word processors, including Microsoft Word..."
    "This site is devoted to the origins of words and phrases, or as a linguist would put it, to etymology...."
    Find out the origin of idioms and common sayings such as Baker's Dozen, No Dice, Peeping Tom, Cold Turkey, and more.

    Homework Center
    "Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Almanacs, and Homework Help on English, math, history, geography, science, and social studies."

    Ask Dr. Math
    The Internet's premier ask-an-expert math help service. Ask Dr. Math a question using the Dr. Math Web form, or browse the extensive archive of previous questions and answers.

    Scientific American
    "Science questions and science expert answers in chemistry, physics, astronomy, mathematics, computers, environment, geology, medicine"

    Post-it Software Notes
    "Post-it Software Notes allow you to "stick" notes in your computer. Never forget a meeting, deadline or event. Create notes with pictures and hyperlinks. You can stick them on your desktop and add alarms."

  Scholarships, Loans & Financial Aid

    The Student Guide
    The most comprehensive resource on student financial aid information from the U.S. Department of Education.

    "FAFSA opens the door to the federal student aid process. Every step you take will get you closer to achieving your educational goals..."

    Fast Web
    Search over 600,000 scholarships worth over $1 billion.

    Free Scholarship Info
    Finding service database of over 2,000 sources of scholarships, grants, and fellowships, free counseling and more.
    "The World's largest and oldest private sector scholarship database. 20 years of Scholarship Research, Constantly updated..."

    American Educational Guidance Center
    Lists admissions and financial aid office email addresses and phone numbers.

    American Student Assistance
    "Since 1956, American Student Assistance (ASA) has assisted 1.4 million students in successfully completing a program of education financing and repayment..."

    Nellie Mae
    "Apply online for undergraduate student loans, graduate student loans, and student loans for parents..."

    Sallie Mae
    "The Sallie Mae Web site is a great resource for information on planning for college, applying for financial aid, and managing student loans..."

    College Advice
    Admission advising, financial aid info, online, real-time chat with professional guidance and financial aid counselors.

    Student Rewards
    A free scholarship search engine, play fun and challenging contests, plus link to all the hottests scholarship places on the web.

    Mapping Your Future
    Provides college, career, and financial aid information and services for students and families.

    College Is Possible
    Preparing for college, choosing the right college, and paying for college.

    "The Alternative Student LoanFinder - where you can learn about financial aid, search for the lowest student loan rates, compare lenders, shop for loans, and apply on-line..."

    Fellowships For New Americans
    Provides opportunities for continuing generations of New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields and partake of the American dream.

    My College Guide
    "When you boil it all down, you want to know one thing about getting into college: Will I be accepted..."

    Student Loan Funding
    Loan products, calculators, scholarship search, loan counseling and more.

    Scholarship Scams
    Your parents aren't the only ones who should know.

    Free Application For Federal Student Aid
    The first step in the financial aid process including the required Free Application for Federal Student Aid form.

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