Brainfuse


Brainfuse is an online service that offers live homework and job search help with tutors and career counselors. Other resources are also available to help you reach your academic and career goals. The service is divided into two parts: HelpNow and JobNow.

HelpNow's features include:

  • Homework Help - Interact with live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, social studies, PSAT/SAT, ACT, AP and state standardized tests.
  • Skills-Building - Practice lessons that follow Illinois curriculum guidelines.
  • 24-Hour Writing Lab - Submit essays and other forms of writing for constructive feedback.
  • Homework Send Question - Submit homework questions for expert guidance.
  • Foreign Language Lab /Spanish-Speaking Support

JobNow's features include:

  • Career Counselors - Receive live job coaching, real-time interview practice, full-service resume lab, 24/7 access to local job resources.
  • Resume Assistance - Prepare your resume with help from JobNow resources including resume templates. Submit your resume to receive expert feedback via live interaction or the resume lab.
  • Prepare for Your Interview - Review interview tips and resources. Connect with a job coach to practice interviewing.
  • Career Resources - Begin your job hunt with JobNow’s tools.
  • Adult Learning Center - Access a library of adult learning content (GED) and live, professional assistance in resume/cover letter writing, U.S. citizenship prep, MS Office Essential Skills Series and other job skills.
  • Live Assistance - Interact with live tutors to prepare for the GED, college placement tests and employment tests.

Brainfuse can be accessed on the library’s website under Resources and Services → Research and Learning.