With midterm research papers due, scheduling classes for next semester and trying to find a spring internship, confident co-eds can easily become overwhelmed and insecure. Luckily, the internet provides resources rich in detail, available to classy ladies 24/7. Read CL’s list of most valuable online resources to learn how to get quick and accurate information instantly.
Research: Utilizing research databases is crucial to performing sufficient college level research. Google Scholar, JSTOR and Project Muse are of the top scholarly search engines and pull in a variety of recent sources and journals.
Writing: Purdue Owl Online Writing Lab offers students general writing and citation advice in both MLA and APA styles. Subject-specific writing guides are also available for every student, including technical, engineering, medical and journalistic writing,
Textbooks: Buying textbooks has never been easier! With CL’s “Buy Textbooks” online page, students can compare prices at various bookstore locations as well as online resources, such as Chegg and half.com. No more hassle of rushing to the campus bookstore during the first week of class. Instead, watch books arrive at your doorstep for a much more affordable price!
Study Skills: Are your grades suffering because of struggles with studying? How to Study is designed to allow students to understand what tools they need to study and how to get started. It offers organizational tools for beginners, but also focuses on everyday college issues such as time management and academic stress. Also, check out CL’s Guide to: Old Fashioned Studying.
Scheduling: Rate My Professors is a top resource for determining who would be the best professor to help you learn. Professors are ranked with comments describing teaching style and habits. If you still end up stuck with a tough professor, then read classy intern Allison’s article for great advice.
Jobs/Internships: College Lifestyles offers classy readers a job and internship bank. This fabulous resource allows co-eds to find internship opportunities tailored to specific skills and interests. Resumes can also be uploaded for review.
University Resources: Finally, most university websites have an online resource section for students to utilize. CL’s Ashley Offenback shared Penn State University’s Online Reference Shelf and Kristyn Anguiano shared LibGuides from Loyola Marymount University. Take advantage of having access to these resources at your fingertips during your college career.