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There are endless resources available on the Internet and through bookstores to help you improve your learning and plan for your future. Below, we have listed a few of Vault Prep’s favorites. Check back often as we are constantly finding new and innovative resources.

If you have a resource you love and do not see listed here, we want to hear about it! Email us your favorite resource at info@vault-prep.com and if we include it on our site, you will receive 15% of your next package with us!

Math Forum at Drexel University - a fantastic free resource on mathematics concepts from elementary through college.

A website dedicated to free lessons, games, and study tips for all levels of math.

A very thorough list of online free math resources from basic math through Calculus.  Types of resources included are online lessons, math games, tutorials, and study guides.

Perhaps a little cheesy, but very helpful videos on math concepts from high school through college.

Access to hundreds of free math lesson videos across math levels

This site will help ensure you have proper citations on your next paper!  Citation machine covers APA, MLA, Chicago, and Turabian.

Ever confused around when to use "affect" vs "effect?"  "Grammar Girl" helps you with this concept and more grammar mysteries in a fun way on her quick and dirty tips.

Along with a myriad of other resources, the Purdue Owl breaks down the differences in writing for different disciplines in college...make sure to explore this whole site!

From Harvard College.  This wonderful resource helps you develop a thesis, edit, and summarize.

A great resource from the Dartmouth Writing Center.

College Admissions

There are endless resources available on the Internet and through bookstores to help you improve your learning and plan for your future. Below, we have listed a few of Vault Prep’s favorites. Check back often as we are constantly finding new and innovative resources.

If you have a resource you love and do not see listed here, we want to hear about it! Email us your favorite resource at info@vault-prep.com and if we include it on our site, you will receive 15% of your next package with us!

This is our favorite site for those who are starting the college search.  This visually pleasing and easy-to-navigate site will generate a list of schools based on your criteria and provides the most relevant and up-to-date “snapshot” of each college. 

The admissions process is all about strategically marketing yourself to colleges.  Brand New You is a personal branding service that will help you articulate your best and most authentic version of YOU.  It will help you define your assets and story and give you the tools to really talk about yourself.

Created by Loren Pope (author of college’s that change lives and looking beyond the ivy league – two books we recommend), this website is where you can read about some amazingly unique programs and opportunities at colleges that go beyond traditional learning.

This website provides several opportunities to connect with colleges online. For example, you can watch webinars, participate in official online chat conversations, and ask your questions to the decision makers.

The CSS Financial Profile will help you apply online for nonfederal financial aid and is required by many colleges if you are seeking aid.

A great website with hundreds of virtual tours as well as a wealth of information about the college admissions process.

Fastweb is a great comprehensive website for exploring college financing.  You can learn about financial aid, loans, and scholarships as well as search for thousands of available scholarship opportunities.

This is the website that you use to apply for federal financial aid. Use the FAFSA4Caster to plan ahead and understand your options for financing college.

This is Vault Prep’s favorite college guide book that provides a narrative description of over 300 colleges along with useful data, information, and “college suggestions” based on your favorites.

This website has a wealth of information about everything college admissions!  It is easy to navigate, has great visuals and timelines, and literally walks you through every step.

This is a wonderful guidebook for colleges and programs that are ideal for students with learning differences.

Use this comprehensive career resource to explore career’s of interest and learn about the majors and academic requirements needed to pursue said career.  

Watch hundreds of college video virtual tours on this website.  When you can’t make it to visit a college, a virtual tour is a great subsitute.

Learning Strategies

There are endless resources available on the Internet and through bookstores to help you improve your learning and plan for your future. Below, we have listed a few of Vault Prep’s favorites. Check back often as we are constantly finding new and innovative resources.

If you have a resource you love and do not see listed here, we want to hear about it! Email us your favorite resource at info@vault-prep.com and if we include it on our site, you will receive 15% of your next package with us!

A clear and concise guide for developing positive habits and useful study strategies across content areas including: study tips, anti-procrastination plans, active listening and note taking, and test taking tools.

This helpful website is filled with videos, handouts, and worksheets to help you improve your study strategies. They cover everything from time and stress management to note-taking tools to test-taking tips.

This comprehensive website that includes a compilation of handouts, worksheets, and videos to help students with learning strategies such as study skills, time management, active reading, note taking, and memory.

Simple and straightforward tips, strategies, and checklists for tackling a variety of tasks by academic subject or assignment type.

Take this online self-report inventory and receive a comprehensive report that outlines how you learn best and provides recommendations for improving your learning experience.

Standardized Testing

There are endless resources available on the Internet and through bookstores to help you improve your learning and plan for your future. Below, we have listed a few of Vault Prep’s favorites. Check back often as we are constantly finding new and innovative resources.

If you have a resource you love and do not see listed here, we want to hear about it! Email us your favorite resource at info@vault-prep.com and if we include it on our site, you will receive 15% of your next package with us!

Read about the ACT, register for upcoming tests, request scores and accommodations, and take practice questions.

Explore Advanced Placement (AP) course options and read about the accompanying exam.  Find out upcoming test dates, take practice questions, and find out if you are eligible to earn credit for college.

Find out which ISEE exam to prepare for by age group, find a testing location near you, and register for an upcoming exam.

Learn about the SAT and SAT Subject Tests, register for upcoming tests, check scores and request accommodations, take practice questions.  You can also read about the PSAT here.

Made by the College Board, this book offers 10 official practice tests as well as test prep strategy (They also make a book for the SAT Subject tests).

The only ACT test prep book developed by the actual test maker.  It includes 5 REAL ACT mock exams and insider tips