Self-Serve Academic Resources
General Academic Resources
Free, self-paced video lessons on all sorts of subjects
Follow Thomas Frank on his quest to conquer all hacks, apps, and info for success in college and beyond. His blog, podcast, and YouTube channel deliver bites sized and well researched chunks of wisdom that are easy to understand and apply.
Learn time management, memory and concentration, dealing with test anxiety, and much more
Tips for balancing school and kids, taking notes during lectures, and more.
How to read strategically, manage your time, improve memory, and more.
Microsoft Office 2016 Video Tutorials: High quality courses organized by topic to help get started from the beginning or easily find the information you need. Produced by Goodwill Community Foundation. Explore more topics like keyboarding, Internet browsers, operating systems, and more at GCFLeanrFree.org.
Information about grammar, writing essays, citing sources, and other writing issues
Career Skills & Info
Career skills like writing a resume, plus job listings for California students
Entertaining talks by experts on all kinds of subjects, plus powerful personal stories
You have the potential to get smarter and make learning more satisfying.
Grit is more important than “talent” on the journey to success.
An article about the brain’s ability to improve
An article about the power of mindset
UC Berkeley 2016 Commencement: Sheryl Sandberg speaks from the heart about overcoming hardships, disappointments, and set-backs in life.