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English As A Second Languge: Academic Success

Resource page for students whose first language is not English.

Academic Success: Smart Tips for Serious Students

The transition from high school to college is a lot bigger than many students realize. Help them make the most of their college academic experience with Academic Success—a six-part streaming video series filled with facts, hints, insights, and observations from experts in the field of education and from students who know the ropes. Topics include values and goals; time management; critical thinking and problem-solving; active listening and note-taking; researching, reading, and writing; and studying and test-taking. A Cambridge Educational Production. 6-part series, 10-12 minutes each.

College Success Skills

College and career readiness is about more than academic knowledge—it’s also about developing the foundational skills and habits that are critical to that success. The tutorials, articles, and eBooks arm students with the skills they need to succeed in the classroom and in life. Each interactive tutorial includes relevant examples, self-assessments, video, audio, and practical tips that students can use in their daily lives.
 
  • Organizational Strategies
    • Achieve Your Goals
    • Effective Multitasking
    • Get Organized
    • Manage Your Time
  • Classroom Success Skills
    • Effective Classroom Listening
    • Memorization Tips and Tricks
    • Note-taking Strategies
    • Reading Strategies for Class
    • Strategies for Success in Online Classes
  • Getting Academic Support
    • Communicating with Your Professor
    • Using Campus Resources
  • Research Skills
    • Introduction to Research Skills: Information Literacy
    • Finding and Citing Sources
    • Understand and Avoid Plagiarism
    • Write Like a Scholar
  • Personal Success Skills
    • Develop Healthy Habits
    • The Basics of Money Management
    • Why Credit Matters
    • Managing Your Debt
    • Understanding Insurance and Taxes
    • Investing for Life

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