Free Rice

Free Rice is a vocabulary testing game that adjusts itself to your level of language skill - the more questions you get right, the harder the questions. has alphabetical word lists and descriptive sentences to help teach definitions.

California Reading List (CRL)

Based on your child's score on the California English-Language Arts Standards Test, a specific list has been designated as appropriate for him or her in terms of reading difficulty and interest level.

Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program

Released test questions for the California Standards Tests (CSTs)

Each set of released test questions (RTQs) is representative of the various content areas measured by items on the California Standards Tests (CSTs).


Gaining valuable experience outside the classroom through volunteering or internships is not only a helpful tool in college admissions--it will also have long-term benefits in your life. These resources help students find volunteer opportunities or internships in the Bay Area. Monica Learning Center also happily accepts volunteers. Many of our volunteers have stayed with us for years after finishing their school requirements.
Please contact us for details!

JobStar San Francisco

University of Dreams San Francisco Internships

Financial Aid

For K-12th Grade

EARN breaks the cycle of poverty by matching the savings of low-wage workers and helping them invest in assets that build wealth, creating a cycle of prosperity across generations.

SAVINGS ACCOUNTS FOR EDUCATION (SAFE): Save together with your child for his or her higher education with the Savings Account for Education also called the SAFE.

To learn more about SAFE, click here.

For High School Students

Federal Student Aid plays a central and essential role in supporting postsecondary education by providing money for college to eligible students and families. We partner with postsecondary schools, financial institutions and other participants in the Title IV student financial assistance programs to deliver services that help students and families who are paying for college.

To learn more about FAFSA, click here.

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SAT®, PSAT/NMSQT®, and AP® are registered trademarks of the College Board. ACT® is the registered trademark of ACT, Inc. All test names and other trademarks are the property of their respective trademark holders, who are not affiliated with and do not endorse Monica Learning Center. PSAT/NMSQT® is a registered trademark of the College Board and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which were not involved in the production of, and do not endorse, this product.