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College Success movies
Streaming videos on many aspects of college success, including how to study effectively, manage your time and money, and take tests with confidence.

Here are some favorites:

Regaining Control of Your Day

Studying and test-taking

Active listening and note-taking

Recognizing online propaganda, bias, and advertising

Web Sites for College Success

How to study
This web site helps with study skills -- in general and by discipline. Scroll down to see "How to Write and How to Study by Subject."

Includes links to web sites on: Time management, note-taking, managing test anxiety and procrastination, as well as motivation & goal setting

Library Databases

  • PCC library has databases with magazine and newspaper articles (like EBSCOhost,) as well as databases with tests and tutorials (Learning Express Library).  In addition, PCC library has thousands of e-books! The databases below are recommended for College Success.

  • Learning Express Library
    Interactive practice tests and tutorials for academic or licensing tests, as well as academic skills and computer software tutorials. Immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your test results. You must sign in before taking a test.
  • ebrary
    Over 30,000 full-text books in all academic disciplines.
  • Oregon Career Information System
    Provides a system of occupational and educational information to help Oregonians learn about the world of work and education.
  • EBSCOhost
    Search from a wide range of research databases for magazine and journal articles. Updated daily. Use EBSCOhost Mobile from a smartphone.
  • SIRS Knowledge Source
    ProQuest. Full text information on social issues, science, health, history, government, business, and the arts and humanities.

Cite Your Sources

EasyBib is a free web site that will help you write a citation for sources you need to cite.

PCC has a subscription to EasyBib, so you can cite in APA and other styles as well as MLA.

Last Update: 14 Apr 12:36 | Tagged with: careers college success