The links below will take you to websites that will help you to acquire and develop successful study skills and strategies.

OpenStax College

OpenStax College offers students free textbooks that meet scope and sequence requirements for most courses. These are peer-reviewed texts written by professional content developers. Free online and low-cost in print, OpenStax College books are built for today's student budgets.

OpenTextbook Library

Open textbooks are real, complete textbooks licensed so teachers and students can freely use, adapt, and distribute the material. Open textbooks can be downloaded for no cost, or printed inexpensively. This library is a tool to help instructors find affordable, quality textbook solutions. All textbooks in this library are complete and openly licensed.

OpenTextbook Library

The Khan Academy

The Khan Academy site contains a huge number of resources and materials that can help you in your studies. The academy is a not-for-profit organization that aims to provide a free world-class education for anyone anywhere. You really should check it out!

Ten Great Apps

This site recommends 10 apps that every student should have.

Top Ten Study Apps

Thirteen Rules for School

This YouTube video gives a lot of useful advice on how to be a successful student:

The Basics of Effective Learning

The Bucks County Community College website is loaded with useful pages on how to be successful in college,


Study Skills Lessons

The College at Brockport website has a series of great PowerPoint lessons that will help you to improve your time management, note-taking, test-taking and other study skills.


Study Skills Workshops on Video

Dartmouth has produced some excellent video workshops. The topics include Active Reading, Improving Concentration and Memory, and Studying in Math and the Sciences.


On-line Study Skills Workshops

Virginia Tech’s website contains lots of on-line workshops that will help you to improve your academic performance.