Brainfuse HelpNow is an all-in-one suite of tutoring services designed for a wide range of academic needs—whether it’s tackling a tough homework problem, mastering a particular topic, or writing a paper. The Brainfuse full-service test center offers practice tests for all levels in math, reading, and writing as well as college preparatory tests, including the SAT.


Getting Started

  1. You can use many of the tutoring resources without creating a Brainfuse account, but if you want to save anything or work with a tutor, you will need to create a Brainfuse account.
  2. If you're inside the Library, you won't need to log in with your library card—you can immediately start using HelpNow. If you're outside of the Library, log in with your library barcode and password, or get a library card to get started.
  3. If you want to create a Brainfuse account, visit Brainfuse HelpNow and click on "My Account" in the upper right corner of the screen, then choose "My Account" again from the menu options.
  4. On the My Account page, you'll have the option to register by creating a username and password or log in if you've previously created an account.
  5. After logging in, you can select from a variety of helpful tutoring options, including:
  • Live Tutoring
    Unlimited use, available 7 days a week from 2–11 PM EST (except holidays)
  • Classroom
    A whiteboard where you will meet with your tutor
  • Writing Lab
    You can upload a paper and get constructive feedback
  • SkillSurfer
    Get practice tests, standardized tests (ACT, SAT, etc), and self-guided lessons
  • Send Question
    Ask an academic question and get a response when you don't have time for a tutoring session
  • LEAP Learning Platform
    College prep assessments to measure your preparedness and design a learning platform to help develop your skills
  • Flashbulb
    Find pre-made flashcards to study or create your own flashcards
  • eParachute
    Discover your strengths and match them with potential careers
  • MEET
    Schedule study sessions with friends in this private virtual study room
  • Brainwave
    Create and share movie-like notes and ideas
  • Cloudpack
    Virtual storage for documents and websites you wish to save
  • Adult Learning Center
    Achieve your learning and career goals with live one-on-one academic coaching, a practice test center, and online resources


Mobile App Access

A mobile app is available.  Use the QR code or verification ID displayed on your Brainfuse account page to login to the mobile app.

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