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Study aids & other resources

Quizlet

Check out Quizlet. This free website allows you to create and share virtual flashcards. You can also play competitive study games, like matching, spelling, and fill in the blank.

Khan Academy

KhanAcademy.org provides an extensive library of videos covering science topics such as biology, chemsitry, computer science, math, and physics. The video library also includes the humanities, such as economics. Videos topics are separated into 10-minute, digestable segments.

A great supplement to on-campus resources, such as tutoring and your instructor.

Help with citations

Ensure that you cite your sources correctly. Double-check your citations through Citation Machine, a great website to help ensure you properly cite your sources and in the correct format.

 

Study skills and success presentations, support, and courses

  • Presentations by the Counseling Center – includes stress management and overcoming test, math, and performance anxiety
  • Brilliant Bobcats Academic Coaching – available for second-year students and above who are looking for additional academic support, experiencing academic difficulty, or currently on academic probation.
  • EDP 1350 – a TX State course that helps you learn how various people learn and identify your learning style. You can then identify techniques that best help you succeed. The syllabus says it’s designed to “enable you to develop effective academic behaviors for college success.”

 

 APA writing style

The APA writing style is typically used for writing in the social and behavioral sciences. Check your syllabus to determine if your instructor requires this style. The style of writing will change how you cite information and organize your papers.

MLA writing style

The MLA writing style is typically used for writing in the humanities. Check your syllabus to determine if your instructor requires this style. The style of writing will change how you cite information and organize your papers.

ACS writing style (chemistry)

The ACS (American Chemical Society) writing style is used for research papers in the field of chemistry.