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Study Tips

Learn the Secrets to College Success
Watch this terrific video by Skagit Valley College’s own Jim Jolly to learn the secrets to being successful in college.  Jim is the Veteran’s Program Coordinator.  Click here to watch the video: https://tegr.it/y/sp0s

General Study Tips

Dartmouth College offers short videos on:

Understanding and retaining information

Online Academic Success Videos courtesy of Dartmouth College
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~acskills/videos/index.html

Time management

Time Management Tips courtesy of Dartmouth College
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~acskills/success/time.html

Note taking

Note Taking and Lecture Tips courtesy of Dartmouth College
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~acskills/videos/video_nt.html

Reading improvement

Textbook Reading Tips courtesy of Dartmouth College
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~acskills/success/reading.html

Stress management

Stress Management Tips courtesy of Dartmouth College
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~acskills/success/stress.html

Learning strategies

Study Strategies courtesy of Dartmouth College
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~acskills/success/study.html

English

Do you need help with:

  • Grammar and the mechanics of writing?
  • Formatting your English paper in APA or MLA style?
  • Research?
  • Resume writing?
  • Plagiarism?
  • English as a second language?

You can access free online help at:

Writing Resources: Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)—http://owl.english.purdue.edu

Math

Do you own or rent one of these:

  • TI-82
  • TI-83
  • TI-85
  • TI-86
  • TI-89
  • TI-92
  • HP48G
  • CFX-9850
  • SHARP EL9600C
  • CASIO FX2

Are you having trouble entering equations?

Find free online help at:

Graphing Calculator Help courtesy of Prentice-Hall—http://www.prenhall.com/esm/app/calc_v2/