Academic Advising Student Resources


  Student Success Resources

Student Success Courses

These courses focus on study skills, an improved attitude towards yourself and your education, adjusting to academic life, career planning and decisions, better communication with college personnel, and safety and health issues. See course descriptions below.
STU150: College Success Skills (3 Credits) Strategies and techniques to maximize academic performance. Skill development in analytical and critical thinking, research skills, memory enhancement and observing, recording and reviewing academic information. Recommended for students seeking to improve their current level of academic success.
STU110: Career Directions (1 Credit) Exploration of the career planning and decision process. Recommendation for students with undecided majors or individuals wanting to make a career change.
STU111: Career and Life Planning (2 Credits) Exploration of the career decision-making processes, including personal assessment, career exploration and goal setting. Emphasis on developing career planning strategies. Introduction to job search techniques. Preparedness recommendations: skills assessment into ENG 100 or higher.

Learning Center

Tutoring is available through the Learning Center.

Online Learning Assistance

BlackBoard and Online Learning assistance is available.

Study Skills and Tutoring links

STUDY SKILLS:

How-to-study.com

Howtostudy.org

Collegegrants.org/study-skills

SKILL-BUILDING:

Mobile users, download a free app for the Khan Academy

BrightStorm

Test Prep Review

Collegegrants.org/study-skills

TEST TAKING STRATEGIES:

Test Taking - for students with disability

Collegegrants.org/study-skills

How-to-study.com

Howtostudy.org

Mobile Users: E-Z mobile Apps has a free resource available, Ace Your Next Test.

TIME MANAGEMENT

Mind Tools

Collegegrants.org/study-skills

  Workshops

See the Advising navigation bar to link to current workshops. For desktop, laptop, and tablet users, the navigation bar will display to your right or at the bottom of the page. For smartphone users, the navigation bar will display at the bottom of the page.

  Special Admission Programs

Yavapai College has Special Admission programs and courses that require an additional application. If you have questions or need additional information on the programs below please contact an academic advisor by calling 928-776-2106 or 928-634-6510.