The University of San Francisco: Learning and Writing Center

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Study Tips & Resources

In alignment with our mission, the Learning & Writing Center fosters the enhancement of academic skills and abilities to assist students in becoming independent learners.  
The Center assists students in developing skills, abilities and strategies through individual appointments and workshops.  We have also compiled a list of online tools & resources  and some tips for studying in groups .  

Online Resources The Learning Center has compiled the following list of online tools, services and resources to assist students in developing skills and strategies to become more independent learners.  

Tools & Services:

OnlineSchools.Org : Guide for College Level Tests
Evernote : Keep Tabs on Everything
Remember the Milk : Electronic Reminders
Free Mind : Free Mind Mapping Software
Mnemonics : Index of Popular Mnemonics
Chegg : Online Study Community
VassarStats : Statistics Computation Tool
Connexions : Online Learning Community
Online College Courses : Free online courses from the world's leading universities
Study Hacks: Student success advice blog by students for students
OCW Finder: Database of open course ware
Study Blue : The online home for your class notes, flashcards, and course materials

Learning Style & Preferences:
VARK  Learning Style Questionnaire
PEPS  Learning Style Inventory
Index of Learning Styles Questionnaire 
Multiple Intelligences Test 
Hemispheric Dominance Inventory Test
Tips for visual, auditory and kinesthetic learners 

Writing Center resources and links