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General Resources

Common Sense Media has advice for parents about a variety of topics including internet safety, health, and education.  Their site includes reviews of video games, movies and music for kids of all ages.


Adolescent Development


The National Clearinghouse on Families & Youth offers this resource: This brochure gives parents the underpinning they need to help their adolescent children transition to independence. Parents will learn about healthy adolescent development and how to find the resources that can help them if a child gets off track.
 


Kids Health offers a comprehensive guide to adolescent development.




 


College Resources

recommended by GMUHS Guidance Department

CollegeBoard allows students to register for the SAT's and also use a very comprehensive college search engine.
 

 

 

Many of our students use the common app to apply to many colleges at once.  It's a fairlyeasy way to keep your application information organized and easy to share.

 

 

The VSAC website offers a lot of links to other helpful websites like VT guidance central.
 

 

The FAFSA (Free Applicationfor Federal Student Aid) website is important for students and families after Januaryfirst.  They can apply for federal student aid through an online application.  It's become more streamline in the past few years, but we still offer an evening for families to come in and get some help filling out the application.


Crisis Hotline Numbers
National Hopeline Network for Suicide Prevention: 1-800-784-2433
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
Vermont Department of Family Services: 802-885-8900
Windsor Health Care and Rehab Services: 1-800-622-4235

 


Plagiarism


A guide for parents and students about plagiarism and what you can do to prevent it.
 


 

Study Skills


A guide to helping students develop good study skills.