Students’ Resources

Test Preparation

  • Tips for Better Test Taking – When you take a test, you are demonstrating your ability to understand course material or perform certain tasks. Successful test taking avoids carelessness.
  • Test Taking Tips – Quick tips to help you get a better score TestTakingTips.com
  • Post Test Tips – What should you do when you get that test back?

Easing Test Anxiety

  • Ideas for Students Who Suffer from Test Anxiety
  • Test Anxiety-Teens HealthYou’ve participated in class, done all of your homework, studied hard, and you think you have a grip on the material. But then the day of the test comes. Suddenly, you blank out, freeze up, zone out, or feel so nervous that you can’t get it together to respond to those questions you knew the answers to just last night.

Time Management

  • Sites To Promote Academic SuccessHere is a sampling of sites that provide tips to help you manage your time, take better notes and study more effectively, work on your memory, take tests, and handle the stresses of college life. You can also explore your learning style and explore some excellent general academic success sites.
  • 15 Tools to Help Students Get Organized – After the holiday vacation some students will return to school determined to get organized and improve their grades. The following fifteen resources could help those students get a handle on managing their assignment due dates.
  • School Organization Tips for Students – Adults are fond of saying, “Use your time wisely.”  They say this because it’s  actually an important skill to learn while young.  Many adults in the workforce  still don’t know how to use time wisely; those people generally are not  successful.

Study Skills

  • Effective Study SkillsThis web page on study skills, and what some may refer to as study tips, is designed to help you improve your learning and understanding, and ultimately your grades. It is not so large that it would require you to engage in mind-numbing reading of chapter after chapter as is the case with many books on the subject. The information is written in a way to help you “see” and “practice” proven study techniques. This page is used in hundreds of schools and universities and is currently ranked by Google and Bing in the top ten for plain old “study skills” and “how to study effectively” and #1 by Google and Bing  for “effective study skills”

Homework Help

  • 100 Best Websites for Free Homework Help – Whether you are trying to boost your grades before applying for college or are struggling to bring up a low GPA, you’ll likely want some help that will get you back on track without straining your wallet. The following list is full of sites that will make it easier for you to find free help with your homework. Get general homework help, join a social network with other students, look for help on a specific subject, and learn how to research and study better with these awesome websites.
  • 26 Helpful Homework Links – 26 quick links to helpful homework help.

Technology

Career

  • 25 Twitter Chats for Career Valuable Advice – While some lucky college students find work right away, for most others, the idea of hitting the job market after graduation is a little intimidating if not downright scary. With competition tough and opportunities limited, finding a job can be difficult. Yet, students and recent grads shouldn’t lose hope: finding a great job is possible even in this market, especially when you get a little help from those who know what it takes to get hired. While career counselors at your school can be a great source of information, grads can also seek out guidance on their own through a wide range of career-focused Twitter chats. Here, we’ve listed some of the best get-togethers on Twitter for learning about everything from resume writing to working with recruiters to scoring a killer internship and just about everything in between.

College

Transitioning to College: Helping Students Succeed

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