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Tutoring and Academic Resources

How to Get Help When You Need It

The following links provide directions and tutorials for accessing SUNY Schenectady's virtual tutoring options on Upswing, resources to help support writing assignments and research papers, interactive websites with lessons and tutorials to supplement your course content, and links to other helpful resources to help you complete your coursework successfully.

  • Citation Machine
    Website to create citations, provide grammar suggestions, and detect unintentional plagiarism
  • Cliffsnotes
    Online study guides for literacy, test preparation and other subjects
  • CrashCourse Channel
    YouTube channel focused on instructional videos for a variety of topics including history, sociology
  • Duolingo
    Gamified language learning website
  • Grammarly
    Virtual writing assistant for proofreading and editing.
  • Khan Academy
    Free online tutorials and study materials covering many subjects and courses
  • myHomework
    Planner application to assist with time management and organization
  • PatrickJMT
    Free online math tutorial video library
  • Purdue OWL
    The Online Writing Lab and formatting resource
  • Scrible
    Modern research and writing platform for school & work
  • Sparknotes
    Online study guides for many subjects including math, history, science, literature
  • TedTalks
    A clearinghouse of free knowledge from the world's most inspired thinkers
  • YouTube
    Video sharing platform where students can find tutorials and how to information on just about any topic