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Study Strategies and Resources

In this space, you can chat with an Alumni Navigator and explore a variety of topics related to study skills and resources.

What We Do

The University Alumni Navigators are dedicated to guiding and supporting you throughout your journey at NU. As experienced NU alumni, we offer personalized assistance to empower you with the resources, skills, and confidence needed to succeed at NU and beyond.

Our support focuses on:

  • Finding Balance: Learn effective time management strategies to manage your academic, personal, and social life for overall well-being.
  • Setting Goals: Get help defining and achieving your short-term and long-term goals.
  • Developing a Growth Mindset: Foster a mindset that embraces challenges and learns from feedback.
  • Online course and student portal navigation - Learn how to navigate the ins and outs of the NU student portal and online class environment (Brightspace).
  • Computer Fundamentals- Learn the basic technology skills needed to thrive in your studies (Microsoft 365 Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Creating a Success Plan: Craft a personalized plan that outlines the steps to academic and personal success.
  • Understanding Feedback: Learn how to constructively interpret course objectives and apply feedback.
  • Matching Resources: Discover and utilize the resources available to you for academic and personal development.
  • Using Kaltura (MyMedia): Gain proficiency in using Kaltura for your multimedia needs.
  • Utilizing TurnItIn: Understand how to use TurnItIn to maintain academic integrity and improve your writing.
  • Developing Study Strategies: Learn tips and tricks in topics like note-taking, effective textbook reading, reviewing course materials, test-taking, and learning styles or preferences.

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