Teen Homework Test and College Help

Databases and Services:

Brainfuse Help NowFor students K-12.  One-on-one help with an online tutor every day after school. Includes tutoring for Spanish speakers.

Funk and Wagnall’s New World Encyclopedia

Gale Courses:  Offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online.   As a Berwyn library card holder you are entitled to these courses at no cost.

Points of View:  Designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects.

Transparent Language Online:  A unique application that bridges the gap between learning a language online and using that language in the real world.


Writing and Research:

A+ Research & Writing for High School and College Students:  A step-by-step guide to researching and writing a paper.

Cliffs Notes:  Study guides to help with your homework and tests for all subjects.



Thesis Builder and Online Outliner:  Designed to help you choose a topic, build a thesis and create an outline.

MLA Citation Style:  How to cite your resources and create a Works Cited page in MLA style; from Cornell University.


History & Social Science:

Historical Speeches: Links to 50 of the most influential and historically important speeches of the past century.

Mr. Dowling’s Electronic Passport:  Download study guides and search for historical information and facts by time period or geographic location.

National Archives:  Explore our nation’s history through documents, photos, and records.

CIA Factbook:  Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.



World of Math Online:  Interactive help algebra, geometry, trig, statistics, calculus and more.

Web Math:  Stuck on a math problem?  Web Math will show you how to solve it.



NASA – Students:  The student portion of the official NASA website.

Periodic Table:  Science videos from the University of Nottingham.

Geocube:  An online resource about geography.


Tests (SAT, ACT, etc.):

Test Prep Review:  Free online practice tests.

4Tests:  Practice tests for High School, College, Professional, and Standardized Exams and Tests.



FAFSA:  Free Applications for Federal Student Aid

Career Info Net:  Search here for scholarships and their requirements.

Accredited Online Colleges Directory:  Internet-based schools.

My College Guide:  Search for colleges, plus info about scholarships, articles about campus life, and the “Admissions Guru.”

Next Step U:  This online extension of the magazine provides a Step-by-Step guide to help you choose and be accepted to the college you want.

Peterson’s Planner:  Information about application, financial aid, internships, and distance learning.

ISAC Student Portal:  College planning made easy.