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Getting Ready For College
The first step towards earning a degree is to get ready
for the application process and admission requirements. Young
college bound students need to be ready for academic requirements and
standards for acceptance, decide where they want to attend school, put
in applications for admissions, and then wait to be accepted by a school
of their choice. Here are some links that will help teenagers
begin preparing themselves for the success at college.
100 most common SAT words
Practice SAT words.
Games Boost your test-taking skills with mindbending
Includes preparation and registration information for the ACT, plus much
Admissions Essay Tips
and University Directory
Includes preparation and registration information for the SAT, plus much
College Power Prep
Contains tools for ACT and SAT preparation.
Free App Federal Student Aid
ACT/SAT Test Prep
Window Useful information regarding preparing for the ACT
Number2.com This site
offers free SAT prep and a vocabulary builder.
most common SAT words.
and career preparation information.
Plan your education, pay for it, plan a career, and more.
Government Financial Aid Guide
General Academic Links
These resource have been carefully selected to provide
useful information about the transition from high school to college.
Success Strategies. Online advising! Topics covered
range from relaxation and test anxiety, student self-evaluation tools,
study strategies, and MORE!
Support Services @ Shenandoah. Links for: 10 Good Reasons
to Go to Class, Attitude is Important, Who to See If you Have a Problem,
Strategies to Improve Memory, What's Your Learning Style? Dealing With
Stress. Managing Your Time. Overcoming Procrastination. How to Read a
Textbook, Taking Good Notes in Class, Preparing for a Test, Taking an
Objective Test, Writing Essay Exams, Overcoming Test Anxiety, and
Writing a Research Paper.
Survival Tips. From Iowa Community College Onine
Consortium. “You have rains in your head. You have feet in
your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.”
– Dr. Seuss “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!”
Study Skills and College Survival. Many students say that
they were never really taught how to study, take notes, and prepare for
exams. Study Strategies are important to be a success in college and
they can be learned. Check out the resources here.
Blues.The college experience is challenging by design. Let
campusblues.com help you locate
resources at your college or university
Internet Study Resources. Comprehensive set of college
support links from Center for Academic Planning & Support New
Hampshire Community Technical College.
Study Skills Homepage. The Center for Academic Support
provides online resources to help students develop a wide range of
academic skills and study strategies in order to become more efficient
and flexible learners.
Success/Survival Skills.This collection of links provides access
to sites with a wide variety of general academic skills as well as
specific strategies and suggestions to do well in college.
Survival Skills: Technology and Information Literacy Initiative.
Links to support today’s students.
Survival Tips and College Guides. A selection of reviewed
college survival or college guide websites to help you survive and
thrive during your college years.
Survival Skills. College is a place where you can either
find yourself or get lost. Your tour guides include U of M
students who tell you, in interactive multimedia and video, what they've
experienced and how to make the most of your new freedoms and
Learning, Higher Standards. This site has a large set of
links that have been carefully chosen and evaluated to support college
students. These resources cover a variety of subjects and are
useful in providing students with additional practice and information.
Studying for that big test? Wish you had more time? Wish you could
remember what you had read? Do you need to know how to study biology or
psychology? This site is for you! Be sure to check out the
RESOURCES links for a comprehensive list of links for a wide variety of
Café. College students are responsible for their actions,
learning, successes, and failures. Successful students have a system.
While the site is maintained for students with a range of disabilities,
there are many resources here that can help any college students.
to a Better Education. Great site with many links to
outstanding resources. While it is put together by Chemistry
Coach -- this site will support students in any curriculum.
Aids. Mnemonic strategies that provide a systematic
approach for organizing and remembering information. They do not
provide the answers to questions but rather, a tool that will assist in
the retrieval of information already learned.
Tools. Since 1999, Mind Tools has helped improve and
advance the careers of more than 8,500,000 visitors. Isn’t it time you
discovered the secrets to their success? Check out the more than
100 essential life and career skills outlined in easy to understand
language. These are supported by simple examples and exercises that
expand and reinforce your understanding.
College: Survival Skills. College is not the same as
high school. Most freshmen quickly realize they can’t approach college
with the same study habits they used in high school. College students
attend class fewer hours than high school students, but they need to
study more. These links support students during the transition.
Resources: CAPS. A huge collection of links for
self-help as it relates to the college experience.
Self-Assessments. Want to learn more about yourself –
check out these tools for self-assessments.
Campus. A variety of college related links maintained by
the Public Broadcasting System. Includes links for virtually any
college related need.
Meaning. A comprehensive listing of Latin and Greek, with
some other language derived prefixes and suffixes that are put together
to form scientific terms.
Handout. Great review of punctuation – college
instructors expect papers to be readable. This site will help.
to Promote Academic Success. 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.
Multimedia Collection: College Survival Skills.
You've been accepted into a college. But, you wonder what it's going to
be like. Or, maybe you have a few worries about making it away from
home? How will you study? What will you eat? The College Survival
Special Multimedia Collection offers a few good books and a few good
links to help you make the best of your college experience.
Affairs – Study Skills. Good collection of college
related links and resources.
Resources. Nice collection from Santa Fe Community
Success Tips. Links for Time Management, Study Skills,
Test-Taking Tips, Learning Styles, Setting Goals, Memory Development,
Managing The Stresses Of College Life, General College Success
Guides & Strategies. A comprehensive listing of
general study skills including, preparing, learning studying, classroom
participation, learning with others, and project management.
Skill Guide. A comprehensive collection of links to
support many study skills.
Skills/Strategies for Success. A variety of links that
will be helpful to college students.
Skills for Quantitative Courses. These units will help you
teach yourself the skills you need to succeed in introductory science
courses. Some of them will be very easy, some you may never have seen
before. This site contains links for Algebra & Arithmetic,
Scientific Notation, and Logarithms as well as additional tutorial
Student Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection. Huge
collection of resources for many different needs.
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Between High School and College
School Versus College
- Tools for Success
First Year Students
Transition Issues Identified by Students
Your Mother Never Told You About College
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Styles Preview test
Styles: Visual, Audio, and Kinesthetic/Tactile Modalities
Styles Links II
of Learning Styles (ILS) Self-Assessment
Styles Cognitive Preference Inventory
Styles Inventory – Paper & Pencil Version
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Spot Time Management
Management: Semester & Weekly Plans
Management Sites II
Management Sites III
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Countdown: Goal Setting Skills
Survival Skills: Goal Setting
Setting for Academic Success
Setting for First Time College Student
and Goal Setting
Goals for College
for a Better Education: Motivation
Advice for College Students
to Guide Your Thinking About Motivation
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Students & Stress
To Deal With Stress
Screening for Mental Health
of Daily Life
Student Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection
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B's Beginning Algebra
of Math Online
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& Help Page
Skills & Related Web Sites
Strategies & Skills
for Effective Study
40 Study Tips
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