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GPA CALCULATORS:

  1. The University of Maryland - http://www.sis.umd.edu/gpacalc/html.html 
  2. CALCampus - http://www.image-ination.com/test_maker/gpa.html 
  3. Wichita State University - http://www.advising.wichita.edu/lasac/gpacalc/wsugpa.html

LEARNING STYLES:

  1. VARK - a guide to learning styles - http://www.vark-learn.com/english/index.asp
  2. DVC Learning Style Survey for College - http://www.metamath.com/multiple/multiple_choice_questions.html 
  3. Index of Learning Styles Questionnaire - North Carolina State University
    http://www.engr.ncsu.edu/learningstyles/ilsweb.html
  4. Learning Style Assessment - University Learning Center at the University of Arizona  http://thinktank.arizona.edu/sites/thinktank.arizona.edu/files/website-documents/Learning%20Styles%20Assessment%20and%20Scoring.pdf

STUDY ABROAD:

  1. College Consortium for International Studies http://www.ccisabroad.org

STUDY SKILLS:

  1. Study Guides & Strategies from the University of St. Thomas http://www.studygs.net/ 
  2. Education Corner - Study Skills http://www.educationcorner.com/study-skills.html 
  3. CollegeGrants.org - Study Skills http://www.collegegrants.org/study-skills/ 
  4. Study Skills Self Help Information -Virginia Tech http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/stdyhlp.html
  5. Academic Success - Oregon State University  http://success.oregonstate.edu/study-tips  
  6. Math Anxiety - Anoka-Ramsey Community College http://webs.anokaramsey.edu/math/pdf/MathAnxiety.pdf 
  7. Memory Principles - Middle Tennessee State University http://www.mtsu.edu/~studskl/mem.html
  8. Lecture Notes - Ohio State University http://studytips.admsrv.ohio.edu/studytips/?Function=Lecture 
  9. Procrastination - Mindtools.com http://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newHTE_96.htm 
  10. Goal Setting - GoalSetting.com http://www.about-goal-setting.com
  11. Reading Comprehension - Cuesta College http://academic.cuesta.edu/acasupp/AS/300INDEX.htm
  12. Note Taking Skills - http://www.notetakinghelp.com 


TRANSFER & CAREER:

  1. NJ TRANSFER  http://www.njtransfer.org/, the website that helps you transfer community college courses in the State of New Jersey.
  2. College Scholarships  http://www.college-scholarships.com/
  3. CampusTours http://www.campustours.com/ -"...the definitive online source for virtual college tours, interactive maps, college webcams. 
  4. The Common Application https://www.commonapp.org/CommonApp/default.aspx is the recommended form of 299 selective colleges and universities for admission to their undergraduate programs.  Many of these institutions use the form exclusively. All give equal consideration to the Common Application and the college's own form.
  5. careerjournal  http://online.wsj.com/careers, from THE WALL STREETJOURNAL
  6. Career Net http://www.careernet.com/ -Career Resource Center
  7. US News College Search http://www.usnewsuniversitydirectory.com/graduate-schools/default.aspx Search the directory of over 1,400 four-year colleges
  8. NJ Hire http://www.njhire.com/, the cornerstone of the Teacher Recruitment Initiative, is a one-stop information and referral recruitment center for individuals who may be interested in ateaching career. NJHire offers a variety of informational and advisor-assisted services to prospective teachers.
  9. NJ EDge  http://www.njedge.net/ NJ is agreat place to go to college.  Find out how our 57 colleges and universities give NJ the competitive edge in the new economy.
  10. CollegeNET http://www.collegenet.com/ - an easy touse search engine for college, career and scholarship info.
  11. WNJPIN http://lwd.dol.state.nj.us/labor/wnjpin/wnjpin_index.html State of New Jersey
    Employment Information
  12. Collegegrad.com  http://www.collegegrad.com/ Resumes and Cover letters, Job Preparation, Interviews and Negotiations and much more...
  13. College Programs for the Learning Disabled http://www.college-scholarships.com/learning_disabilities.htm Almost all colleges and universities provide some level of services and/or accommodations for learning disabled students, as mandated by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The colleges and universities listed below go a step further...they offer programs, some quite comprehensive, designed to support students with learning disabilities.
  14. COLLEGEVIEW.com http://www.collegeview.com/ "It provides a lot of things you can't get on the free site, including scholarship search, the ability to save searches and bookmark schools, and much more information on financial aid, careers and career planning, and thousands of college applications."
  15. Job Choices http://jobchoicesonline.com/ Job search advice for new college grads.
  16. Jobs http://jobs.answers.com/ Answers.com's guide to job hunting.
  17. Jobwire http://www.naceweb.org/Jobwire/Jobwire.aspx is a great job search and information tool courtesy of The National Association of Colleges and Employers.
  18. The Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-2009 Edition http://www.bls.gov/ooh Courtesy of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics  http://www.bls.gov/
  19. Employment sites on the Web, from NACADA http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Member-Services/Position-Announcements.aspx  
  20. New Jersey Online Job Search  http://www.nj.com/jobs/ 
  21. Peterson's Guide  http://www.petersons.com/... "the most comprehensive and heavily traveled education resource on the web, brought to you by Peterson's--the nation's leading information services provider."
  22. Pharmacy College Application Service http://www.pharmcas.org/ provides one application to multiple pharmacy schools.
  23. Phi Theta Kappa http://www.ptk.org/ - International Honor Society of the Two-Year College"The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize and encourage scholarship among associate degree students."
  24. SCHOLARSTUFF.COM http://www.scholarstuff.com/ 
  25. UNCW Career Services http://uncw.edu/career/students.html a terrific website from the U. of No. Carolina Wilmington (one of the best features is a listing for what careers are linked to specific college majors)
  26. What Color is Your Parachute?  http://www.jobhuntersbible.com/ : Job Hunting Online - a supplement to the book
  27. World Education Services http://www.wes.org/ -  a not-for-profit organization specializing in foreign credential evaluation
  28. CollegeFish http://www.collegefish.org - CollegeFish.org is currently available to Phi Theta Kappa members. Coming soon, all RVCC students will be able to access this website.  The site provides college planning items such as matching community college students to colleges and universities, assisting with scholarship searches, providing direct access to four-year universities and even tracking admission and financial aid deadlines.

  TUTORING SERVICES:

  1. RVCC's Academic Support Center - http://www.raritanval.edu/studentserv/asc/index.html 
  2. SMARTHINKING! Online Tutoring - http://www.smarthinking.com 

 MISCELLANEOUS:

  1. GED Practice http://steckvaughnadult.hmhco.com/en/gedpractice.htm - a free service provided by Steck-Vaughn to familiarize you with the types of items you will see on the actual GED test.
  2. Test Dates Central Database  http://www.testdatescentral.com -  you'll find all the information you need to know about the major standardized tests which are only given on certain dates throughout the year.

 

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