Study Tips & Resources

In alignment with our mission, the Learning & Writing Center fosters the enhancement of academic skills and abilities to assist students in becoming independent learners. The Center assists students in developing skills, abilities and strategies through individual appointments and workshops. We have also compiled a list of online tools & resources and some tips for studying in groups.

Online Resources

The Learning Center has compiled the following list of online tools, services and resources to assist students in developing skills and strategies to become more independent learners.

Tools & Services

  • OnlineSchools.Org: Guide for College Level Tests
  • Evernote: Keep Tabs on Everything
  • Remember the Milk: Electronic Reminders
  • Free Mind: Free Mind Mapping Software
  • Mnemonics: Index of Popular Mnemonics
  • Chegg: Online Study Community
  • VassarStats: Statistics Computation Tool
  • Connexions: Online Learning Community
  • Online College Courses: Free online courses from the world's leading universities
  • Study Hacks: Student success advice blog by students for students
  • OCW Finder: Database of open course ware
  • Study Blue: The online home for your class notes, flashcards, and course materials
  • Learning Style & Preferences:

  • VARK Learning Style Questionnaire
  • PEPS Learning Style Inventory
  • Index of Learning Styles Questionnaire
  • Multiple Intelligences Test
  • Hemispheric Dominance Inventory Test
  • Tips for visual, auditory and kinesthetic learners
  • Study Blue: The online home for your class notes, flashcards, and course materials
  • Additional Test Taking Strategies and Stress Relief Resources:

  • Exam Prep and Test Taking Skills Powerpoint
  • Printable Powerpoint
  • Test Prep Techniques
  • Test Taking Strategies Workshop
  • Reducing Test Anxiety
  • Writing Center resources and links »

    The Learning, Writing, and Speaking Centers

    Our Front Desk is located in
    Gleeson Library (Lower Level, G03)
    TEL: (415) 422-6713
    (415) 422-2194

    Learning Center Summer
    Office Hours

    Mon-Thurs: 10:00am-7:30pm

    Learning Center
    Tutoring Hours
    Mon-Thurs: 10:00am-7:30pm*

    Writing Center 
    Tutoring/Office Hours
    Mon-Thurs: 10:00am-7:30*

    Speaking Center
    Office/Tutoring Hours
    Closed for summer

    * Times Vary- Please check Schedule at