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Having some trouble adjusting to college life? You don’t have to do it alone!
One thing many college students never discover over the course of time in college, is the impressive amount of online resources available to them; for learning effective writing and studying skills, for physical and mental health [https://online.maryville.edu/online-bachelors-degrees/psychology/] and do help organize their work/life balance more effectively.
In efforts to help new college goers reach their full potential, and maintain their sanity, we have put together a list of the most useful online resources for students:
Online Resources for College Students
Guide to “Adulting”: [https://online.maryville.edu/online-bachelors-degrees/business-administration/entering-the-workforce-after-graduation] Entering the Workforce and Professional Transition After Graduation:
Getting started with your adult life is all about being prepared, knowing which opportunities to pursue, and figuring out how to best pursue them. This guide will help young adults who are about to enter the work-force after graduation!
Full of resources, tips and insights- this guide will provide the information needed for students to make rapid progress after graduation, and know how to communicate effectively to pursue additional qualifications.
The Princeton Review’s [https://www.princetonreview.com/college-advice/choosing-college-majors] Guide to Choosing College Majors:
When it comes to choosing a college major, it can be a bit overwhelming. But have no fear! Your choice of major won’t lock you into a specific career for the rest of your life.
That said, you WILL spend a lot of time whatever subject you choose. This guide will help outline some of the things you will need to know about college majors before you commit.
How to Stay Organized for School with Instructables: [https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Stay-Organized-For-School/]
Many people do not know how to organize their school supplies well, so they end up losing things, including assignments, pens, and pencils.
This instructable will show you several ways to keep all your supplies for school organized- so you don’t lose any assignments or materials.
Find Free Flashcards with StudyStack: [https://www.studystack.com/]
Some say that repetition is one of the keys to successfully learning a subject. StudyStack is a free database of digital flashcards on hundreds of subjects, from both students and teachers alike.
Since 2002, StudyStack’s community of students and teachers have shared millions of flashcards.
For each set of flashcards entered, the StudyStack website generates over a dozen ways for users to study the information they need to learn like experts!
Land the Perfect Job or Internship with Internship.com: [https://www.internships.com/]
Internships are considered great opportunities for college students to gain job experience first-hand.
Internships.com specifically focuses on matching employers and students so that the former boosts their internship programs and find potential employees while the latter earns additional credits and meets course requirements.
The website integrates a simple internship search tool that matches your degree and location with companies that hire interns.
Maryville University’s Guide for LGBTQ+ Students: [https://online.maryville.edu/online-bachelors-degrees/psychology/guide-for-lgbtq-students/ ]
According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness [https://www.nami.org/find-support/lgbtq ]
students in the LGBTQ+ community are three times more likely to experience mental health issues, such as depression or anxiety, than their peers.
Bullying, assault, lack of family and community support, and many other factors contribute to these increased rates of depression and suicidal thoughts in LGBTQ+ community members.
This guide is meant to provide resources and information to help those community members as well as to assist those close to them in understanding how to be allies.
Search for Scholarships with Cappex [https://www.cappex.com/] Scholarship Search:
This website allows you to search for merit-based scholarships to help you get through financial challenges in college. If you’re looking for help in deciding on the online program that works for your schedule and interests, Cappex also has the answer.
Cappex features tools that let you compare online colleges in terms of programs and courses offered.
There are also informative reviews on various campuses in the state as well as strategies to help you make it in your dream schools.
Get Smart with Enhance My Vocabulary [http://www.enhancemyvocabulary.com/]:
This website was created by a college professor to help improve students’ vocabulary. There’s even a section to learn about root words, and covers some of the vocabulary basics like synonyms and antonyms.
Form Better Habits with Habitica [https://habitica.com/static/home]:
Habitica is a free habit-building and productivity app that treats your real-life like a game. With in-game rewards and punishments to motivate you and a strong social network to inspire you,
Habitica can help you achieve your goals to become healthy, hard-working, and happy. I use it for smaller habits – remembering to floss, doing pull-ups, juicing, reading 30 minutes a day, taking vitamins, etc.
Keep Your Passwords Safe with Dashlane [https://www.dashlane.com/]:
Manage up to 50 passwords and autofill all your personal information on your favorite device, free for life. Using the same passwords everywhere is a terrible online security practice.
However, remembering tons of passwords is nearly impossible, which is why you need a password manager. Dashlane is the best one I’ve ever used, and it also has other useful features such as form auto-filling and a VPN.
Boost Your Professional Life with LinkedIn [https://www.linkedin.com/]:
LinkedIn is a bit like Facebook for professional, business-y stuff. A lot of recruiting gets done on it, so it’s a good idea to set up a profile, fill it out as completely as you can, and link it to your personal website.
You’ll be amazed at how many people you can meet, within your own industry, to help grow your network and help launch your career!