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Academic Skills

Resources for Students

We all need help from time to time. Here are some excellent resources to support your academic success.

Academic Success 

How to Study (great website on study tips. Also, a place to talk to other college students!)

Study Guides and Strategies (Strategies for many areas concerning college learning and preparing.  Website offers guides and strategy tips in different languages!)

Study Environment Analysis ( take this survey and see which study environments are best for you.)

Strategies for Improving Concentration and Memory (Find out the best ways to help with focus and improving your memory for better studying.)

VARK (A guide to understand your learning style)

How to Retain Information (word document from Dartmouth that includes ways to improve retaining information for better studying and preparing for exams!)

Student Health101: Download by clicking on the link to get great info on staying healthy in college. As a busy college student, staying healthy and fit is crucial towards staying focused in the classroom!

Time Management: Time or the lack of time is a major problem for many college students. The week won’t expand to 200 hours, so it’s up to you to make your activities fit the time you have. Follow these directions and use the calendar on the other side to analyze your time use and find some solutions. About 100 of the 168 hours are taken up with sleeping, eating, personal care, travel, chores, religious activities, and some leisure time. 

How to Form a Successful Study Group:

Students with Disabilities

Postsecondary Disability Support Services Fact Sheet

Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education

Affordable Colleges Online: College Affordability for Students with Disabilities

AHEAD (Association on Higher Education and Disability)

Self-Advocacy: Going to College

Self-Advocacy: Know Yourself, Know What YouNeed, Know How to Get It

Self-Determination for Postsecondary Students

We Connect Now is dedicated to uniting people interested in rights and issues affecting people with disabilities, with particular emphasis on college students and access to higher education and employment issues.

Book:Learning Outside The Lines: Two Ivy League Students with Learning Disabilities and ADHD Give You the Tools for Academic Success and Educational Revolution

Feel free to stop by the Office of Academic Skills and get more resources for extra help!


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