LINKS to Online Counseling Resources (updated Jan-2010)
The Tamalpais Union High School District Counseling Program provides the academic, career, and personal/ social development necessary to ensure that students are successful both in school and in life. School counseling is a specialized service provided by credentialed school counselors that assist students in resolving emotional, social or behavior problems and help them develop a clearer focus or sense of direction. Tamalpais counselors fully engage in providing students with a unique network of emotional and instructional support services that results in students feeling safe, having better relationships with teachers, understanding that education is relevant and important to their future, experiencing positive interpersonal relationships and earning higher grades.
This web page is designed to assist students and parents in finding information that will support students in their college and career exploration, provide homework and study skills support, identify financial aid and scholarship information, and connect students to local support groups.
General Info | College | Testing | Athletics | Financial Aid/Scholarships | Aptitude, Interest & Career | Year Off/College Alternatives | Study Skills | Learning Disabilities | Military Career & Education |Social/Emotional Support | Local Resources
DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY: effort is made to assure the accuracy of the information contained on this web page, the Tamalpais Union High School District makes no guarantee, expressed or implied, regarding the accuracy of information.
STUDY SKILLS INFORMATION
- Study Guides and Strategies
Comprehensive site from the University of St. Thomas. Plan to spend some time here!
For a fee, submit essays for the SAT II writing or AP exams electronically and receive evaluations within five days.
- Study Guides and Strategies
Comprehensive site dedicated to study skills and more.
- The Diagnostic Writing Service
Professors who teach writing at CSU and UC created this site. Write and submit an essay on a topic that recently appeared on either a CSU English Placement Test or a UC Subject A Exam. Pay $10 per essay and receive feedback in 10 days.
- Essay Edge.com
Harvard grads edit college admission or scholarship essays for a fee; also find free essay help and sample essays here.
- Writing the College Application Essay
This excellent article can be downloaded.
- Study Skills Self Help
Virginia Tech site offers a wide range of help.
- Thesaurus &/or Dictionary
In addition to the obvious, these sites can provide you with crosswords and a Òword-of the-day.Ó
This site helps students in advanced algebra, pre-calculus as well as calculus.
- The Elements of Style
An online version of this book by Strunk helps students with any writing assignment including college essays.
- Purdue University's Online Writing Lab
This online writing lab has great handouts for English and for social studies papers.
STUDENTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES
MILITARY CAREER AND EDUCATION
- Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. Official website
- AL-ANON and ALATEEN
Website is the work of Al-Anon member volunteers.
- American Psychological Association
Website offers information searches for both parents and teens.
An Internet community of more than 35 e-mail support groups. This online grief support is designed to people working through grief and loss issues.
- Compassionate Friends
A national non-profit, self-help support organization that offers friendship and understanding to families who are grieving the death of a child of any age, from any cause. No religious affiliation, no membership fees or dues.
- The Youth Health Advisory Committee is a project of Healthy Teens Marin, a partnership of the Marin County Department of Health and Human Services, Marin County Office of Education, Healthy Marin Partnership and the Marin Sheriff and Probation Departments. This site includes local resources for academic support, counseling, health services, Hotlines, Teen Programs and more. All local phone numbers for Marin County resources are found at this site.