Research Guide: Student Success

Background Information

More books and videos can be found using the Library's OneSearch.

  • College Success for Students with Learning Disabilities: Strategies and Tips to Make the Most of your College Experience
  • LC 4818.38 S 56 2009
  • Exercise Your College Reading Skills: Developing More Powerful Comprehension
  • LB 2395.3 E 43 2004
  • First Year and Beyond: Rethinking the Challenge of Collegiate Transition
  • LB 2343. F 5778 2008
  • How to Succeed in College Mathematics: A Guide for the College Mathematics Student
  • QA 11.2 D 34 2008
  • Major in Success: Make College Easier, Fire Up Your Dreams, and Get a Great Job!
  • CAREER LB 2343.32 C 65 2007
  • Success Strategies for College and Beyond
  • LB 2343.3 G 8783 2005

Journal Articles

Academic Search Premier

This general database contains scholarly and popular articles on study skills, test-taking, college life, and much more.

Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education is a terrific source for news about colleges, universities, student success, and much more. Contact the Reference Desk at 801.863.8840 for the password

Education Full Text

This education database contains a wealth of information about student success and academic performance. it can be used to find articles on test-taking, writing and research strategies, study skills, and many other related topics.


This education database contains peer-reviewed articles on improving student academic performance, study skills, writing and research, test-taking, educational psychology, and more.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

This psychology database is a great resource for scholarly and popular articles on educational psychology, attitudes, emotional health, coping skills, attention, memory, and many more.

Web Resources

Accuplacer Test

This UVU site offers study materials and practice tests for the Accuplacer Test.

Academic Success

This collection of links, maintained by Penn State, offers access to tutorials and resources from dozens of universities on reading skills, tips for succeeding in math and science, study and test-taking skills, and much more.

Academic Support

Created by Cuesta College, this site offers short tutorials on study, test taking, and reading skills.

Personal Skills for Success

This guide by Lorain College focuses on skills such as time management, reducing test anxiety, stress management, and more.

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