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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. 

Essay Breakdown Template: Transform essays into a series of smaller achievable tasks that can be completed in shorter work sessions over the course of several days or weeks.

Instructional Videos

Short videos that offer impactful academic strategies. 

Transitioning During a Pandemic

10:59

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

9:29

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

7 Day Hourly Planner

15:26

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

Establish a Home Workspace

1:19

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

Welcome to Academic Coaching

6:30

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

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