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Free Online Math Assistance (Free math videos to assist students with math concepts from Algebra 1 thru Calculus.)
Algebra I coursework
http://www.tutapoint.com/algrebra%201-tutoring

Geometry coursework
http://www.tutapoint.com/geometry-tutoring

Algebra II coursework
http://www.tutapoint.com/algebra%202-tutoring

Pre-Calculus coursework
http://www.tutapoint.com/precalculus-tutoring

Calculus coursework
http://www.tutapoint.com/calculus-tutoring

Scholarship Websites
College Board

Start your college search.

http://www.collegeboard.com

www.collegescholarships.com
http://www.collegescholarships.com

www.scholarshiphunter.com
http://www.scholarshiphunter.com

www.scholarships4students.com
http://www.scholarships4students.com

www.highscholarships.com

Scholarships offering for every year of high school.  A great way to start saving for college.

http://www.highscholarships.com

www.schoolsoup.com
http://www.schoolsoup.com

www.meritaid.com
http://www.meritaid.com

www.brokescholar.com
http://www.brokescholar.com

www.fastaid.com
http://www.fastaid.com

www.fastweb.com
http://www.fastweb.com

www.studentcollegescholarships.com
http://www.studentcollegescholarships.com

Scholarship America
http://www.scholarshipamerica.org

Imagine America
http://www.imagine-america.org/highschoolscholarships

Scholarship Experts

Scholarships and more to help with your college search.

http://www.unigo.com

Black Excel

A good college resource for African-American students.

http://www.blackexcel.org

Black Students
http://blackstudents.com

Study Skills and Homework Help
Math

www.mathnerds.com - free site offering assistance with math problems. Students are
encouraged to seek the correct answer through online interactions.
www.purplemath.com- Algebra help
www.webmath.com



ENGLISH

www.dailywritingtips.com- grammar, punctuation, vocab, spelling
www.readprint.com- free online library
www.sparknotes.com- understanding what you read
owl.english.purdue.edu- online writing lab



HISTORY

www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/avalon.htm- historical documents
www.50states.com- capital and information links
www.historyplace.com-



SCIENCE

www.webelements.com- periodic table
www.chem4kids.com- chemistry information
www.physicsclassroom.com- physics tutorial



ADDITIONAL HOMEWORK LINKS

www.homeworkspot.com- homework and math hep resources
www.carnegielibrary.org/subject/homework- library homework resource
www.highschoolace.com- academic resource fro HS students - all subjects
www.studystack.com- languages, history, math and others



Career Information/ Planning
US Department of Labor - Bureau of Labor Statistics

The Occupational Outlook Handbook contains information on
available careers. Information includes educational training, earning potential, future job openings and professional organizations.
A great place to begin researching your future career.

http://www.bls.gov/oco/home.htm

Nursing Careers

A variety of options availble throught these sites. Educational programs, scholarships, licensing.

www.gem-nursing.org

Nursing Careers

A variety of options availble throught these sites. Educational programs, scholarships, licensing.

http:// www.discovernursing.com

Nursing Careers - American Association for Men in Nursing

A variety of options availble throught these sites. Educational programs, scholarships, licensing.

http://www.aamn.org

Career Planning for High School Students

Unsure of the path your career after high school should take? Take some time to explore the future.

http://http://careerservices.rutgers.edu/PCCPmain.html

Non-Traditional Career Resource Center - Rutgers University

A variety of information available on this site for both students and parents. Information for the student grades 9-12. Specific information about NJ Hands on Programs in Science and Engineering for high school students.

http://www.ncrc.rutgers.edu/resources.htm

Local/Summer Theatre Groups
www.gsponline.org

George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick

http://www.gsponline.org

www.statetheatrenj.org-

State Theatre, New Brunswick

http://www.statetheatrenj.org/

www.mcccarter.org

Mc Carter Theatre, Princeton

http://www.mcccarter.org

www.kelseyatmcc.org

Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County College

http://www.kelseyatmcc.org

www.playsinthepark.com

Plays in the Park, Middlesex County Dept. of Parks & Recreation

http://www.playsinthepark.com

www.papermill.org

Paper Mill Play House

http://www.papermill.org

www.aada.org

American Academy of Dramatic Arts

http://www.aada.org

specialprograms.tisch.nyu.edu/page/hsstudents.html

NYU Tisch School of Arts

http://specialprograms.tisch.nyu.edu/page/hsstudents.html

SAT / ACT / ACCUPLACER Test Prep
www.kaptest.com

click on SAT - then click on Free SAT QuizBank in the left column.

http://www.kaptest.com

www.freerice.com

challenge your grammer and vocabulary while helping to feed the hungry.

http://www.freerice.com

www.number2.com

free test pre for SAT and ACT

http://www.number2.com

www.4tests.com

free practice tests (SAT, ACT, AP)

http://www.4tests.com

www.studyhall.com

free SAT prep

http://www.studyhall.com

www.petersons.com

free SAT strategies

http://www.petersons.com

www.testpreview.com

varitey of tests offered

http://www.testpreview.com

www.accuplacer-test.com

various components of the accuplacer

http://www.accuplacer-test.com

www.majortests.com

free SAT prep

http://www.majortests.com

Career Research - Not sure what you "want to be when you grow up"? These links include inventories for students and information about careers to assist with the selection process!
Middlesex County Youth Career Info
http://www.co.middlesex.nj.us/employment/youthcareer.asp

MyFuture.com

College/career planning for teens. Information about college, financial aid, and descriptions of various careers.

http://www.myfuture.com/

The O*Net Online
http://online.onetcenter.org/

Study Skills - Tips for improving study skills and homework help
Homework Help

Click on School, then Click on High School - all subjects

http://www.thebeehive.org/

Homework Helper

Homework and math hep resourses

http://www.homeworkspot.com/

Math Help

Free help and tutoring

http://www.mathnerds.com/

Study Guides and Strategies
http://www.studygs.net/

Resources for Parents and Students
College information for Student with Disabilities

Links provided for a variety of colleges/univsersity Students with Disabilities programs.

http://www.collegeacademicsupport.com/

Find the college major that is right for you.

Click on "start Quiz" in the top right corner. After you receive your 5 Recommended Major, Click "Generate Advisment Report", click "I have an Access Code" and enter Spotswood.

http://www.mymajors.com/

NCAA Eligibility

This website has basic information regrading student requirements for Division I and II athletic eligibility. A MUST SEE for any student-athlete and their parents.

http://www.2point3.org/

New Jersey College Scholarships

Links provided to all New Jersey College/University Scholarships information pages.

http://www.studentcollegescholarships.com/newjersey.html

Next Step

A variety of information available to students and parents regarding colleges, careers and scholarships.

http://www.nextstepu.com/

SAT Testing Accomodations

This link will provide students and parents with information for acquiring accomodations for the SAT.

http://student.collegeboard.org/services-for-students-with-disabilities/eligible-for-testing-accommodations

Summer Pre-College Programs

PreCollege summer programs offered by a varitey of college and universities.

http://www.studenteducationprograms.com/

Summer Opportunites
Rutgers PreCollege Academy

Rutgers University offers PreCollege programs during the summer.  Check out the website.

http:// http://summer.rutgers.edu/precollege-academies#utm_source=Campus-Community&utm_campaign=Pre-College&utm_medium=enewsletter

George Washington PreCollege 2017

George Washington University in Washington D.C. offers both a credit and non-credit summer experience.

There are 3 sessions that are available beginning on July 2.  Areas of study include:  Arts, Business, COmmunications, Government and Politics, History and Hummanities and STEM.

Application Deadlines:  Scholarship Program, US University Prep  March 1,  College Intensive, Summer Immersion  May 1

Check the website for more information and to apply.

http://PRECOLLEGE.GWU.EDU

The New School

The New School offers a variety of programs for student from grades 1- 12.  Find your area of interest and check it out!

Parson School of Design - Pre-College Academy  Grades 3-12  newschool.edu/parsons/pre-college-academy

                                    Summer Intensive Studies  Ages 16-18   newschool.edu/parsons-summer

Mannes School of Music    Mannes Prep  Age 4 through grade 12  newschool.edu/mannes/prep

Writing, Acting and Filmmaking  Lang Summer Writing Intensives  LangSummer@newschool.edu

                                              Filmmaking Intensive and Summer Acting Intensive for Stage  opencampus.newschool.edu/summer

 

                                     

http://newschool.edu

Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University in St. Louis is offering a variety of summer opportunities for high school and middle school students.

-  High school Summer Scholars Program, High School Summer Institutes, Middle School Summer Challenge and the EducationUSA Academy.  Requirements for each program vary.  Please check the website for more information.

Deadline for applications:  April 1, 2017

http://summerexperiences.wustl.edu

Boston University

Boston University  Pre-College Programs offer a variety of opportunites for students:  High School Honors, Research in Science and Engineering, Academic Immersion, Summer Challenge and Summer Preview.  Credit and non-credit programs are available.

Deadline vary according to program with the earliest being February 28, 2017.  Check the website for information and application requirements.

bu.edu/summer/highschool 

http://bu.edu/summer/highschool

Columbia Engineering Summer STEM Program

Columbia Engineering Summer High School Academic Program of Engineers (SHAPE).   This is a new program fo student to take STEM courses on Columbia's campus in two separate three-week sessions over the summer.  It is a rigours , selective program for rising 10th, 11th and 12th grade students.  

Priority application deadline:  Tuesday, February 28, 2017

http://outreach.engineering.columbia.edu/content/shape-summer-high-school-academic-program-engineers

Marist College Summer Pre-College Program

Marist College Pre-College Summer Program provides students with the opportunity to earn 3 college credits.  There are two session being held in New York and one session in Italy.  Acceptance is based on a rolling, space-available basis.  Application, transcript, recommendation and essay required.  Check out the website for dates and the application.

http://www.marist.edu/precollege

University of Maryland - Terp Young Scholars 2017

TERP Young Scholars 2017 - THe University of Maryland is a great summer option for high schoolers who are looking for a challenging academic experience.   A variety of programs are offered and programs  run from July 9-28, 2017.  Check the website for information and an application.

http://ysp.umd.edu

NYU Precollege Program

New York University Precollege programs run from July 2 - August 13, 2017.  Earn college credit while taking courses in favorite subjects or new areas of interest. Additional programs introduce students to specific subject areas like recorded music at the Tisch School of the Arts and cybersecurity at the Tandon School of Enginnering.  Check the website for more information.

http://nyu.edu/precollege

Barnard College

A great summer experience for 10th and 11th grade girls!  Residential and commuter programs are available.  A wide variety of courses selections from architecture, gender studies, neuroscience, STEM,  political science and more. Applications are available online and scholarships are also available.  Check the website for more information.

http://www.barnard.edu/summer

Adelphi University

Adelphi University Summer Pre-College Program  July 9-22, 2017

Experience life as a college student while pursuing credit and/or non-credit classes in :  nursing, computers, psychology, robotics, law and digital filmmaking.

Visist the website for more information or contatct 516-887-3046

http://precollege.adelphia.edu

William and Mary

The National Institute of AMerican History and Democracy and a joint project of the COllege of William and Mary, invits students to apply to the NIAHD Pre-College Summer Program in Early American History.  The program is open to rising juniors and seniors.  Students can earn four college credits.   Two different session/topics are available.

Check the website for more information and to download an application.

http://www.wm.edu/niahd

Pratt Institute

Pratt Institute PreCollege Program  July 5-28

Check the website for information and course available.

http://pratt.edu/precollege

TCNJ - Robotics Camp

The College of New Jersey is sponsoring a Robotics Camp this summer from July 30 - August 4, 2017.  Cost of the camp is $2,071.  Seats are limited.  Apply as soon as possible.  All applications MUST be received by May 15, 2017.

http://precollege.tcnj.edu/tcnj-robotics-summer-camp

Berkeley College Summer Workshop Series

Berkeley College is offering 2 day hands-on and behind-the-scences experiences in several career areas:  Business, Fashion, Graphic Design, Healthcare, Interior Design and Legal/Justice Studies.  Space is limited and dates vary.  Check the website or call  800-446-5400 ext. FFW

http://Berkeleycollege.edu/summerworkshop/

College Open Houses
Spring 2017 College Open House Dates
http://www.njsca.org/college-open-houses

Molloy College

Molloy College Open House      Sunday, APril 30, 2017  at 1 PM.

1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre, NY

http://www.mollory.edu

Berkeley College

Berkeley College    Open House   Saturday, May 13, 2017   9 am - 2 pm

Call 800-446-5400 ext. FMS or visit  BerkeleyCollege.edu/OpenHouseMay

http://BerkeleyCollege.edu/OpenHouseMay