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Academic Resources

To support your academic journey, you'll find below a variety of resources grouped by theme and our instructional video series. 

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  • Keep | Release | Acquire: This self-reflection invites you to evaluate your habits: Which should you keep, release, and acquire to achieve your goals in the upcoming semester or year? 
  • 4 Mind Shifts for Task Initiation: Simple strategies and resources to help you move from inaction to action. 
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Kurzweil 3000: Upload electronic files, including Word, PDF, HTML, and EPUB documents, to hear text read aloud. Annotate within the document, and export your notes and highlights into study guides.  

Tips & Resources: View the Writing Center's resources to help you organize your papers, understand proper citations, and more. 

Videos: Quick videos to walk you through creating a project plan, developing an argument, and more. 

Instructional Videos

Short videos that offer impactful academic strategies. 

Transitioning During a Pandemic


Support your transition to AU by creating a routine, discovering resources to manage online learning, and developing strategies to build connections with others.

Gist Strategy: Simple Note-Taking


Capture your reading's key ideas, themes, and figures by learning the method behind this straightforward note-taking strategy.

7 Day Hourly Planner


This video will help you build a 7 Day Hourly Planner, which will help you manage your time more efficiently.  

Establish a Home Workspace


Boost your mood and productivity with these 4 simple tips to improve your at-home workspace.

Welcome to Academic Coaching


An introduction to our services: learn more about the common topics covered and how to schedule an appointment.

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