Baxter Library > Recommended Web Sites > Personal Development
Free Management Library http://www.managementhelp.org/prsn_dev/prsn_dev.htm
Comprehensive set of links and information pertaining to personal development. Topics include improving reading skills, tips to do better on tests, and a career development guide.
Offers a variety of studying, test taking, time management, reading, and writing strategies.
Comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons—students and adult learners—succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass.
Prentice Hall's Student Success http://www.prenhall.com/success/StudySkl/index.html
Modules on test-taking, studying, time management, reading, writing, listening, math skills, and library research skills. Sponsored by Prentice Hall.
Study Skills Library http://sas.calpoly.edu/asc/ssl.html
A variety of study skills modules from the Academic Skills Center, Cal Poly.
Study Skills Self-Help Information http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/stdyhlp.html
Online study skills workshops covering time scheduling, concentration, note taking, essay analysis, proofreading, memory, etc. Sponsored by Virginia Tech.
Survival Strategies for Taking Tests http://www.mtsu.edu/~studskl/teststrat.html
Study Skills Help page created by Dr. Carolyn Hopper, Learning Strategies Coordinator for the University Seminar at Middle Tennessee State University. Features numerous strategies for academic success at the bottom of the page.
Test Taking Strategies http://www.d.umn.edu/kmc/student/loon/acad/strat/test_take.html
Article on test-taking strategies, with a link at the bottom to a test-taking checklist. From the student handbook of the University of Minnesota at Duluth.
Test Taking Strategies http://www.southwestern.edu/offices/success/assistance/skilldevelopment/testtaking.php
Test-taking strategies from Southwestern University.
Tips on Test Taking http://www4.ncsu.edu/unity/lockers/users/f/felder/public/Papers/testtaking.htm
More test-taking strategies from North Carolina State University and UT Austin.