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Study Skills - Resources

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Please explore the links below for some helpful information on study skills:

Chabot College Library

Free Practice Tests

The most comprehensive study skills site on the web. 120 study guides of learning strategies by professional educator, Joe Landsberger with over 800 pages of translations in 28 languages.

Study Guide Zone
A  set of free study guides for a variety of standardized tests commonly used for admissions, licensing and educational assessment made possible by a grant from the McNamara Educational Trust. (includes GMAT, MCAT, GED, California High School Proficiency Exam, CBEST, SAT, NCLEX-RN and many others).  Also includes a study resources directory full of useful college study tips.

Study Strategies Homepage from the University of Minnesota Student Handbook
An innovative approach to online study assistance.  Consists of assessment ( a study skills survey, one week time audit, study skills checklist, and taking the Keirsey Temperament Sorter), instruction in  and practicing of study strategies.

How to Study

Sites to Promote Academic Success
This site has a lot to offer the student who is looking for information and tips on how to manage their time and prepare for exams. There are also several assessments that can help identify learning style preferences.

Web Sites on Study Skills
This site has many resources for students looking for information regarding learning styles, learning disabilities, time management, reading, memory, test-taking, listening, note-taking, writing essays and research papers.

Learning Style Inventory

Index of Learning Styles



Virtual Pamphlet Collection
From the University of Chicago's Student Counseling and Resource Service, a compilation of the best pamphlets from US universities organized by topic.  A huge and comprehensive resource!

A Reference Guide to Using Internet Sources - Using Primary Sources on the Web
This site makes it easier to cite electronic sources with guidelines from the Modern Language Association (MLA), American Psychological Association (APA), The Chicago Manual of Style , etc.

Khan Academy
Collection of over 2100 videos and 100 self-paced exercises and assessments from arithmetic to physics, finance and history

Math 2 Org
A unique resource for those needing brush-up in math skills.  Assistance in English and Spanish on math definitions, topics, and formulae (searchable) from General Math through Calculus and Advanced Topics

This site helps students with math regardless of what math level they are at.  Its strengths consist of in-depth tutorials and practice problems.

Ask Dr. Math

The Math Tutor

Purple Math

Research 101
From the University of Washington, this resource features an "interactive online tutorial for students wanting an introduction to research skills.

Grammar and Punctuation

Paradigm Online Writing Assistant
English Professor, Chuck Guilford, provides instruction in the writing of many different types of papers, including informal essays, thesis/support essays, exploratory essays, and argumentative essays.  He also discusses the organization, revision, editing, and documentation of papers.  An interactive, menu-driven online writers guide and handbook.

Purdue On-Line Resources for Writers
Writing handouts, links to online writing assistance sites, and special ESL links.

Education Atlas
Site provides you with a variety of suggestions on how to improve reading comprehension, test strategies, etc.


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