Writing Resources

Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
A great website to help improve your writing skills. It offers many resources in different styles like MLA or APA, and shows you how to do a proper citation in each style. It can also help improve your grammar in papers. It’s an indispensable resource when it comes to writing a paper.

Diana Hacker  (then click on companion site in student section)
Online teaching quizzes that offer comprehensive information on grammar/style/mechanics, framing research/writing, citation styles and avoiding plagiarism (Register for free account).

Re:Writing
Writing resource include videos and interactive activities to engage you with your topic and with writing.

Study Resources
HowToStudy.org
This website offers many resources for different aspects of studying like time management, concentration, and dealing with test anxiety. This is an excellent resource for anyone who struggles to study or take a test.

Study Guide Zone
Check out this site if you have to take standardized tests such at the MTTC or the GRE. It tells you how to register and prepare for the exam, offers study guides, and includes resources and practice tests for a wide variety of subjects.

Study Guides and Strategies
This website offers tips on how to study more effectively and includes resources for specific areas like math, reading, and writing for a variety of different types of students.

StudyNotesHelp.com
This site offers study notes and other resources to help students study, organize their time, and learn how to plan.  It also offers helps for writing papers and giving speeches. This website is useful for any type of college course.

Khan Academy
This website offers tools designed to help you learn specific subjects like math, science, and history. It offers videos that help you to really understand the subject and specific classes in those subjects. It also offers test prep for certain standardized tests. This is a great resource if you are struggling in a specific subject area.

Teaching and Learning

AdultStudent.com
This site offers resources for both student and teacher. For students it offers resources on financial aid as well as tips and guides on how to become an overall better student. For instructors it gives tips on how to better teach adults in college to increase their understanding of the material.

Quizlet
This website is great if you’re struggling to learn a language or terms. It offers flashcards, tests, and games to help you learn foreign language vocab and other subject terms. It also has resources to help you study for standardized tests.

Read Theory
This site offers “brain training” games that progress as you advance.

Khan Academy
This website offers learning tools designed to help you learn specific subjects like math, science, and history. It offers videos that help you to understand certain subjects and even specific classes in those subjects. It also offers test prep for certain standardized tests. This is a great resource if you are struggling in a specific subject area.

Paying For College

Michigan CAP
Students can create a profile and search for scholarships in a variety of areas.