Student Survival: College and Beyond
The Basics of Effective Learning
Study skills, memory and learning are addressed on this website.
Sites to Promote Academic Success
“Here 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.”
The Study Skills Help Page
Scroll down for information from a Learning Strategies for Success class with links to goal setting, PowerPoint presentations, and test taking strategies.
The Ultimate Guide to Becoming a Better Student
A list of annotated websites helping students participate in class, study, improve reading and take tests.
Choose a Current or Controversial Topic (PDF)
Evergreen Valley College Library Research Guide
Elements of Style
Excerpts from Strunk and White's timeless classic on the art of writing make up this site.
Here's a comprehensive site that is just as useful for English Language Learners as it is for native speakers. It includes sections on grammar, vocabulary, spelling, idioms, study skills, reading, and writing
Hot Paper Topics
St. Ambrose University Library provides an updated list of topics to use in term papers.
How to Write a Term Paper
This guide is designed to support you as you use electronic and print resources
Merriam-Webster Dictionary Online
The site inks to their thesaurus. Check out this useful site to increase your word power. Click on the audio symbol to hear the audio pronunciation
The Owl at Purdue; Free writing help and teaching resources
A complex and valuable website by Purdue University's Online Writing Lab.
Purdue University Writing Lab
Step-by-step guide to the process of writing a research paper with links to additional resources.
Scholarly vs Popular (PDF)
How to tell the difference. Evergreen Valley College Library Research Guide.
Taking Notes from Research Reading
A brief description of what to do with the research materials once you have found them in the library.
The Writing Process
An outline of the basic steps needed to write a research paper
Assist Information Center
A computerized student-transfer information system. It displays reports of how course credits earned at one California college or university can be applied when transferred to another.
FAFSA—Free Application For Federal Student Aid
U.S. Department of Education free Application
The Financial Aid Information Page
Extensive annotated guide to information about student financial aid.
America's Best Graduate Schools
Rankings and articles for graduate and professional schools from U.S. News and World Report.
Job Searching and Interviewing