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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.

Use some of the links below to find some general resources, or the links to the left to browse resources on specific topics.

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.)

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!

How to Form a Successful Study Group:


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


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