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Browse through our favorite resources for valuable information on the college application process,
gap years and more.

Helping Your Anxious Teen: Positive Parenting Strategies to Help Your Teen Beat Anxiety, Stress, and Worry 

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Letting Go, Sixth Edition: A Parents' Guide to Understanding the College Years

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Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania

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The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed 

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Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain 

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What Made Maddy Run: The Secret Struggles and Tragic Death of an All-American Teen

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Web Site Resources

SAT&ACT RESOURCES

 

COURSES AND TUTORIALS

 

SCHOOL RESEARCH

 

APPLICATIONS

 

COLLEGE BOUND ATHLETES

 

CAMPUS NEWSPAPER DIRECTORIES

 

FINANCIAL AID
 
SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCES

Note: Some of the sites below require students to register and provide personal information

 

GENERAL RESEARCH/DIVERSE POPULATIONS

 

DISABILITIES AND LEARNING DIFFERENCES

 

OTHER RESOURCES

 

INTERNSHIP/VOLUNTEER/SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES

The following programs are traditionally full time, during the summer, or may serve as a gap year (Year after high school but before college) – Some of those listed are Volunteer Programs
 

 

MILITARY SCHOOL RESOURCES

ETHICS