- Planning Your Education
- Education Timeline and Tasks
- Home Work and Study Help
- Study Skills and Strategies
- Academic Integrity
- Critical Thinking Skills
- Language Learning
- Learning Disabilities
- Learning Styles
- Note Taking and Listening
- Online Learning Skills
- Reading Strategies
- Speaking and Working in Groups
- Study Skills for College
- Test Preparation and Anxiety
- Technology Skills
- Time Management
- Writing for College
- Preparing for Academic Success
- Charting Your Education Plan
- Reviewing and Adjusting Your Plan
- Using Library and Research Resources
Study Skills and Strategies
College-level course work can often be more demanding than what is typically experienced in high school. Most college courses are designed to enhance critical thinking skills and require you to apply knowledge in new ways. If you have not been taking the rigorous college-track classes in high school or if it has been more than a few years since you have had high school courses, you may find that there are some academic skills that you may need to further develop in order to be better prepared for college-level coursework. Below are some resources related to evaluating and improving your academic skills.
Honesty, trust, respect, fairness, and responsibility are part of college as well as part of life.
Critical Thinking Skills
Success in college depends on the development of higher level thinking skills.
Many Languages General study tools for many languages including vocabulary, games, and links to other sites.
Learning disabilities and difficulties in college
ADHD & Studying This site includes strategies to help you in school, with homework, and help with overall learning.
ADHD - A Student's Guide to Success Understanding the types of ADHD and ADD can help you to create study strategies to help you succeed in college. Three subtypes are identified in this website.
Learning Disabilities Online This site contains study skills, strategies, and tips on dealing with learning disabilities in college and in life.
National Center for Learning Disabilities This resource provides information about various types of learning disabilities, tips about transitioning to college, and strategies for studying.
- Academic Skills Center
- Programs & Areas of Study
- Bookstore / Booklists
- Counseling Services
- Disability Services
- International Student Services
- Online Math & English Resources
- Online Tools and D2L
- Student eMail Accounts
- Standards of Academic Progress
- Transfer Student Services
- Veterans Services
Navigate your CareerPlan by referencing the checklist below.
- Assessed your values, interests, and skills?
- Researched possible career choices?
- Created a resume and cover letter?
- Activated your eFolio account?
- Started the job search process?
Navigate your EducationPlan by referencing the checklist below.
- Developed SMART goals?
- Decided on a major or program of study?
- Assessed your learning style?
- Researched study skills and strategies?
- Arranged a meeting with an advising professional to select appropriate courses?
Navigate your FinancePlan by referencing the checklist below.
- Established your short and long-term financial goals?
- Created a budget?
- Explored resources to help you pay for college?
- Assessed your debt situation?
- Developed a savings plan for the future?
Navigate your LeadershipPlan by referencing the checklist below.
- Assessed your leadership style?
- Completed a personality inventory?
- Formed your personal mission and vision statement?
- Explored the leadership resources?
- Participated in a campus or community activity to help build your leadership skills?
- Determined your Carbon Footprint?
Navigate your PersonalPlan by referencing the checklist below.
- Explored the transition to college resources?
- Assessed your resiliency and ability to adapt to change?
- Established personal fitness goals?
- Examined the physical and mental wellness resources?
- Researched how to manage healthy relationships?