English/Reading Resources

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Online exercises for Building Vocabulary and Improving Vocabulary Series
Click "online exercises" in the top menu bar and select the appropriate text.


Online Writing Lab - The OWL at Purdue
Writing, Grammar and MLA Formatting

Study Skills

University of Minnesota, Duluth, Study Strategies
Information on time management, learning styles, test taking, metacognition

The Realms of Recall
Improving Memory from the Cuesta College's Academic Support webpage

Mind Tools
Academic and career skills, including time management, stress management, memory improvement, problem solving, and project planning


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