Resources for Students

The following links have been recommended by the ASC staff members. We have no control over the contents of these sites, so please use your best judgement when surfing the Internet. When in doubt, check with a tutor or your professor.

Dictionaries and Foreign Languge Acquisition

Writing, Grammar, Source Evaluation, Citation

Science

Picking a Major/Career

Study Skills

Credit By Exam Preparation

Miscellaneous Yet Still Helpful

Request for a Presentation

Presentations can be conducted for your class either in the ASC (limit of 40 students) or in your classroom. The following is a partial list of presentation available for scheduling.

Academic Goal Setting and Role (Time) Management

Learn how to make the most of the time you have every week to study and prepare for classes while  still having time for fun. 

How to set short term, medium term and long term academic and professional goals. Learn how to connect your goals and develop action steps to achieve them.

Active Listening, Note-taking and Class Participation

Improve on your in class listening skills, better ways to take and organize class notes and tips for class participation. How to use your notes effectively outside of class.

Coping in College

Learn coping strategies for the transition to college, including homesickness, conflicts (with roommates, etc), stress, work/life/school balance, personal/sexual health, etc.

Critical & Creative Thinking

Learn why you think the way you think and question your assumptions. Find out how to separate good information from bad and use that to improve your written and oral arguments.

Learn how to think in new and creative ways.

Partnering with Faculty

How to communicate effectively with faculty members: in writing (email), on the phone and face to face. Make your instructors your allies not your enemies 

Personal Finance

Learn how to make and keep to a budget. Find out how to manage your credit cards and develop strong credit history and scores.