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Academic Support and Tutoring Resources

Eduwizards - Free online tutoring service available 24/7 to all students taking at least 1 online course. Subject areas that are supported include accounting, English, economics, biology, chemistry, math and physics. (Students taking only campus courses may request this service from an instructor or advisor).

Google Translator - Offers free online language translation service instantly translating text and web pages.

Hippocampus - offers free, core academic support delivering multimedia content with videos, animations and simulations.

Khan Academy - offers free resources, bite-sized videos, step-by-step problems with instant data in a variety of subjects including by not limited to math, science, physics, finance and humanities.

M State Libraries - connect with resources provided by M State libraries.

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) - offers over 200 free writing resources, literacy handouts, slide presentations and electronic feedback.

Smarthinking - Free online tutoring service available 24/7 to all students taking at least 1 online course. Subject areas that are supported include accounting, biology, bilingual math, chemistry, economics, English, finance, math, physics and Spanish. (Students taking only campus courses may request this service from an instructor or advisor).

Career Exploration and Preparedness Resources

Career Builder - assists job seekers to find new jobs and obtain career advice.

Career Coach - provides current local data on wages, employment, job postings, and associated education and training.

Career One Stop - provides assessments for individuals to learn more about preference and an opportunity to research occupations and industries.

GPS Lifeplan - provides several resources to assist you with assessing yourself, exploring careers, and creating a plan to reach your career goals.

ISEEK - is Minnesota's comprehensive career, education and job resource.

Job Service North Dakota - allows for job seekers to search for jobs in North Dakota, to build and post resumes, and to receive new job postings in their inbox.

Minnesota Works - is a service provided by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) where job seekers can search for jobs in Minnesota. Resumes can be posted to be searched by employers and job seekers can receive email when new job postings meet their search criteria.

M State Career and Placement - lists local and regional job opportunities.

M State Counseling - provides career exploration options from workshops to in-depth personal assessments with M State Counselors.

M State Placement Information - access data on program placement rates for M State graduates.

Occupational Info - contains a comprehensive list of job titles and job descriptions.

O*Net - contains information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors. The information is continually updated by surveying a broad range of workers from each occupation.

Vault - provides information on what it is really like to work in an industry, company or profession and how to position yourself to land that job. You can search for job openings and research a company, school or industry.

Transfer Planning Resources

M State Transfer From - provides answers to commonly asked questions on transferring to another institution as well as timeline planning guidelines to assist in preparing for a smooth transfer.

MN Transfer - provides information and resources students can use to plan for a successful transfer.

Transferology - is a nation-wide network designed to help you, the student answer the question "Will my courses transfer?" Students enter coursework, exams, and/or military learning experiences, then discover in a single click how many schools have matching courses that may be awarded when the student transfers. Schools are ranked by the percentage of coursework they accept in transfer for each student, though users can focus the results with a number of handy filters and sorts. Details of how those courses will count are available with another click or two, and students can inform schools of their interest in transferring by asking about specific programs, campus visits, and/or coursework that has not yet been evaluated by the school.

Last modified: June 18th, 2014 at 07:10am