The following are links to websites the Student Success Programs area at Cisco College have found particularly useful. Remember these are links to services beyond Cisco itself and content or ideas that may be presented do not represent Cisco College.
If you find any broken links, please let us know so that we may keep this area as up to date as possible.
Math tutoring (West Texas A & M)
Use the guide bar at the left to find the specific math course you need help with and you'll find services and tutorials and practice
This is a good general site that is usually associated with English but has math help, too!
Provides a range of math links to assistance for all levels of math
Assistance and exercises for improvement in algebra
Exercises for math and free online tutoring available
Create your own worksheets for practice and additional resources for many levels of math including basic algebra
Tons of help with all writing issues...including writers block; INCREDIBLE site (Purdue University)
Writing assistance (Empire State College)
Comprehensive assistance with writing…interactive so you can start from where you need it! (Capital Community College)
Quizzes to help you with grammar! (Capital Community College)
Resources to recognize and avoid plagiarism (U of Indiana)
Provides summaries and character info for hundreds of classic works of literature
Online Encyclopedia Britannica
- Cisco College Library Online Databases
YES, google…instead of searching the 'regular' way, go to advanced options and click on Scholar link; this will allow you to research through scholarly articles
General Study Assistance
Broad assistance with study tools, time management, learning styles, & other success topics
General study guide site with many, many helpful strategies
Academic success sites listed here (U of Indiana)
Tips for better grades
Calculate your GPA here with the online calculator
Quizzes and review for general chemistry courses (Frostburg State University)
Choosing a Major/Career
Choosing a major
What are the benefits of a college education?
Non-Traditional Student Issues
Nontraditional students face many challenges; this site has some helpful tips
Advice on improving memory and recall of information
Frequently asked questions of adult learners returning to school