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October 2017 - What's Happening @ LWLC: Get Organized Week

Research / Study Skills

The first week of October is Get Organized Week. Sounds appropriate especially since Midterm Week this semester is from October 8-14, 2017.

This side focuses on organizing during your time here at Alabama State University. How does one complete those papers, group projects, midterms, study sessions, and finals while also juggling work, family, fraternity/sorority, campus organization, and other commitments? In addition, what about those activities that allow you to enjoy the college environment (sports events, club activities) and local area (road trips, restaurants off campus)?  

This poster provides good strategies in organizing these above activities:

 

 

Of course, we also include visiting and asking assistance from the library staff. They will not do your work for you, but they will assist in having assignments make sense to you and making them your own. 

Here are a few websites that provide some practical some practical and useful study strategies:

9 Awesome Study Tips for College Students (Huffington Post)

College Study Tips (Academictips.org)

How to Develop Good Study Habits for College (Wikihow) - Steps for studying, how to study during exam week, tips, and warnings.

How to Study: Studying Tips for College Students (Rasmussen University) - Results of studies related to studying.

Howtostudy.org  - lots of links, videos, notes about strategies and methods about topics related to studying . There are also notes for studying particular subjects.

Study Skills (Infoplease.com)

Study Tips & Study Skills (TestTakingTips.com)

Where To Study / How To Study -  (Dartmouth College) - strategies, handouts, videos, and links.

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Career Resources

In addition to being organized during your studies now, it is good to be organized in looking at your career ahead.

One relevant journal is Career development quarterly, which is available in microfiche and online in the these databases.

The Levi Watkins Learning Center has some print and electronic books related to career assistance. These are a few examples (text & selections: NF):

Career-related E-resources

Some useful career-related e-resources include:

Becomeopedia.com - Description about various professions, the process and training needed to become a particular profession, along with salary and potential career paths.

Career OneStop - Tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals.

Learning Express Library - Career Center module has assistance for job search and workplace skills as well as preparation for occupational exams

Occupational Outlook Handbook Online -  Most current edition of this career information and work conditions resource.

Text: NF

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