Resources of Students

!!!Student Skill Resources!!!

 

 

How to study in college

 

http://www.dartmouth.edu/~acskills/success/study.html

 

This site provides different types of information on what environment to study in, concentration tips, study skills and much more. The use of videos, handouts and links to other websites are used to enhance students study habits.

 

http://www.howtostudy.org/

 

This site breaks down study tips by the different majors and subject matters found on college campuses. Each subject matter has its own page with different links on how to study the must effectively for that particular subject.

 

Stress Management

 

https://www.uic.edu/depts/wellctr/docs/Stress%20and%20the%20College%20Student.pdf

 

This site gives a detailed description on what exactly is stress, and some tips on how to cope with the different types of stressors that college life brings to students

 

http://www.ulifeline.org/articles/427-managing-stress

 

This site gives several helpful tips on how to manage stress. This site also has other links and information pertaining to other mental health concerns of college students.

 

http://www.stonehill.edu/offices-services/academic-services/academic-support/for-students/stress-busters/

 

This site gives students tips on how to deal with the stress of college life such as roommate disagreements and the resources available to college students.

 

Healthy lifestyles in college

 

http://healthservices.camden.rutgers.edu/topics_wellness

 

This site gives students 101 ideas on how to have both Health and Wellness while in school. The site is broken up into diets, exercise, sleep, sexual health, illness, stress, and mental health tips.

 

http://www.pennlive.com/bodyandmind/index.ssf/2010/08/7_ways_for_students_to_live_he.html

 

This site discusses how college students can enjoy their time in college while still having a healthy lifestyle.  

 

Career Planning

 

http://www.iseek.org/careers/studentcareers.html

 

This site give students different steps to follow while trying to navigate the career planning process.

 

http://www.simmons.edu/cec/parents/helping/steps/index.php

 

This site gives students the tool STEPS to follow for career planning. Steps stands for Steps To Explore Prepare Succeed.

 

Reading from textbooks

 

http://www.dartmouth.edu/~acskills/success/reading.html

 

This site provides different types of information on how to actively and effectively read. The use of videos, handouts and links to other websites are used to enhance students study habits.

 

http://www.msvu.ca/en/home/studentservices/academicadvisingsupport/studyskills/readingtextbookseffectively.aspx

 

This site outlines 6 areas for students to look at that will help with effectively reading their text book, and retaining the information.

 

http://academic.cuesta.edu/acasupp/as/208.HTM

 

This site breaks down 6 steps for students to follow to retain information and successful read.

 

Taking notes from text books

 

http://www.law.harvard.edu/current/student-services/taking_notes.pdf

 

This site provides information on the different types of note taking and how to find major points in lectures.

 

http://counselling.athabascau.ca/whats_in_it_for_me.php

 

This site gives detailed information on how to read, recite, and write notes from a textbook.

 

Time management

 

http://counselling.athabascau.ca/time_management.php

 

This site gives students some tips on how to manage their time effectively while still living a healthy lifestyle.

 

http://counselling.athabascau.ca/procrastination.php

 

This site brings up how procrastination can be a slippery slope for students, and ways to avoid falling into procrastination patterns.

 

Taking notes from a lecture

 

http://www.law.harvard.edu/current/student-services/taking_notes.pdf

 

This site provides an overview on note taking as well as provides information on the different types of note taking.

 

http://academic.cuesta.edu/acasupp/as/206.HTM

 

This site gives students the Do’s and Don’ts of note taking and how to affectively take notes from lectures.

 

Test Taking Strategies

 

https://casc.byu.edu/testtaking-strategies

 

This site provides an overview of test taking strategies as well as breaks down how to answer the different types of test questions such as True/False and essay questions.

 

http://www.southwestern.edu/offices/success/assistance/skilldevelopment/testtaking.php

 

This site gives information on test taking strategies as well as tips on how to answer the different types of test questions and key words to look for when reading essay questions.

 

Mastering test anxiety

 

http://counselling.athabascau.ca/exam_anxiety.php

 

This site provides information on test anxiety and different strategies and techniques to overcome test anxiety.

 

http://www.stonehill.edu/offices-services/academic-services/academic-support/for-students/preparing-for-finals/

 

This site gives students tips on how to handle the stress of finals as well as how to be prepared for taking final exams.

 

Learning styles

 

https://www.engr.ncsu.edu/learningstyles/ilsweb.html

 

This site gives students a learning styles quiz so that they will be more knowledgeable on how they personally learn.

 

Goal setting

 

http://www.brookhavencollege.edu/studentsvcs/counseling/goal-setting.aspx

 

This site provides students information on how to set goals for themselves while in college.

 

http://academic.cuesta.edu/acasupp/as/202.HTM

 

This site gives students information on how to stay motivated and set goals for themselves while in school.

 

Concentration and Focus

 

https://www.ccri.edu/advising/success_links/concentration.html

 

This site has 10 tips on concentration for students.

 

http://www.k-state.edu/counseling/topics/career/concentr.html

 

This site gives students detailed information on how to keep their focus and concentration both  in the class room and outside of it.

 

Memory techniques

 

http://www.stonehill.edu/offices-services/academic-services/academic-support/for-students/memory-techniques/

 

This site breaks down different memory techniques students can use and implement into their lives while in college.

 

http://students.globeuniversity.edu/Libraries/Academic_Resources/Guide_to_Improving_Memory_and_Speeches.sflb.ashx

 

This site provides information on memory techniques that pertain to studying.

 

Listening skills

 

http://scs.tamu.edu/?q=node/90

 

This site gives students tips on how to actively listen in class as well as in one on one settings.

 

http://www.d.umn.edu/kmc/student/loon/acad/strat/ss_listening.html

 

This site lists 7 strategies that help with active listening for students in the classroom.

 

Critical thinking skills

 

http://wnmu.edu/old/facdev/files/criticalthinkingangela-1.ppt

 

This is a link to a power point of the importance of critical thinking  and how to improve critical thinking skills.

 

 

!!!MAJOR EXPLORATION RESOURCES!!!

The University Advisement Center (UAC) works closely with the Career Exploration Center and University Career Services while assisting students with the major declaration process. Please visit their website by following the links below:

Career Exploration Services:

http://www.etsu.edu/students/counseling/cec.aspx

University Career Services:

http://www.etsu.edu/students/careers/default.aspx

 

 

 

 

 

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