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.

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.

Taking notes from textbooks

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.

Taking notes from a lecture

http://www.csbsju.edu/academic-advising/study-skills-guide/lecture-note-taking

This site gives students a timeline for taking notes in a lecture and tips on how to take notes during a lecture.

 

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

This site provides different types of information on how to take notes from a lecture.  The use of handouts, videos, and links to other websites are used to enhance student study habits.

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.

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

https://www.examtime.com/blog/smart-goal-setting-students/

This site gives examples on how to overcome common goal setting pitfalls.  This site includes a mapping tool and calendar tool.

 

http://success.oregonstate.edu/learning-corner/time-management/goal-setting

This site gives tips on setting goals.  This site also includes worksheets and a video tutorial on setting goals.

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.

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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