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Academic Skills Center:
Learning Strategies

Finding study strategies and learning how to apply assignment feedback are ways that help you grow as a student.

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Blog Comment, Academic Literacy

You have no idea what this article mean to me. It eases my anxiety knowing there is someone who understands that it's sometimes really a struggle to learn something new especially writing.
Elizabeth Nwaeke

Peer Mentor Sherry Wilson shares her top tips for utilizing the Writing Center’s paper review service.
To learn more visit Writing Center: Paper Reviews

In this video, you can learn ways to access your instructor's assignment feedback in the BlackBoard classroom.
Discover strategies to help you Learn and Grow from Instructor Feedback

Rubrics define grading criteria

Most instructors utilize a rubric to establish clear expectations for assignments. This resource breaks down a rubric and explains how to use one to self-improve and achieve higher grades.


A Guide to Rubrics (PDF)


Your instructor is your most valuable resource.

However, when it comes to reaching out to faculty members, you may feel intimidated. This presentation was designed to help you overcome those fears by offering advice on how and when to communicate with your instructor.
Communicating with Instructors (PDF)

Overcoming Procrastination

Effective Time Management

Savvy Student Podcast // Episode 08 // 21:12

Dr. Heidi Marshall on Levels of Literacy, CAEX Courses & Workshops, & Running a Fitness Company

You're not failing at something when you've never done before. You're simply learning.
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All the Skills You Need to Succeed.