College

Applications

Application Organization:

commonapp.com - the application most colleges accept

landscape.com - regional SAT/ACT score comparison

naviance.com - app info portal for college admissions requirements and submission progress

Essays & Personal Statements: 

 

Brainstorming Exercise by 

learncurious.com (downloadable PDF)

Test Prep Strategies

Quick Daily Practice:

 

albert.io - AP test prep

anki.com & quizlet.com - flash card deck builders & review games

collegeboard.com - AP, SAT, & PSAT prep & downloadable full practice tests

freerice.com - philanthropic multi-subject game site

khanacademy.com - subject-specific video tutorials

Mathematics:

 

College Panda SAT/ACT Math books by Nielsen Phu - available on Amazon

erictehred.com/tutor/ - downloadable SAT ACT tutoring worksheets & guides

idroo.com - free, interactice, infinite whiteboard space

learncurious.com - test prep tutoring online

mathway.com - solves algebra & calculus problems

The Numberphile Podcast - for anyone who likes listening & learning about math

Writing

Skills

English grammar, punctuation, & style:

College Panda's Guide To SAT Writing by Nielsen Phu - comprehensive review book that also works to prep for the ACT

 

grammarly.com & hemingwayapp.com - powerful, free copy/paste text editors

libreoffice.com - free Office software suite similar to Word, Excel, etc.

"Must-Know Punctuation Rules" by Jessica Robinson - blog post complete with grammar memes and optional test prep tutoring online

Reading Comprehension:

The Complete Guide to SAT Reading by Erica L  Meltzer - practice passages, questions, & strategy info 

projectgutenberg.com

- free online library

spreeder.com - learn to read faster with no inner voice

Personal Development

Accountability & Habit-Formation:

 

beeminder.com, coach.me, & stikk.com, - commitment assistant apps

sleepyti.me - sleep app that helps you wake up refreshed 

Anxiety:

recuva.com - never lose documents again

 

Musical Intelligence: 

musescore.com - online composition app

justinguitar.com - teach yourself guitar

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