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College Student Web Resources

Here are a few helpful online resources for college students.

Search Engine | Dictionary | Thesaurus | Tips for Studying | Writing a Resume

Search Engine

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Bing

Bing.com is Microsoft's most current search engine. Use it to find specific information on the web by entering keywords related to the topic you want to look up. Bing organizes search results into categories. Clicking on the category links will bring you to more specific results.

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Dictionary

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Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Merriam-Webster.com is a free online, searchable dictionary. The home page offers word games, a word of the day, and many other English language and vocabulary reference tools and resources.

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Thesaurus

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Thesaurus

Thesaurus.com is a large and free online thesaurus provided by the same authors as Dictionary.com. This web site allows users to quickly find synonyms and antonyms to any word or term. The home page also has a word of the day, fun facts, and games and quizzes to improve your vocabulary.

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Tips for Studying

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Academic Tips

Academictips.org contains study tips and tricks geared towards college students. It has informational guides on time management, note taking, and effective study habits. It also offers pointers on ways to improve memory, take tests, and handle the stress that goes hand-in-hand with a college education.

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Tips for Writing a Resume

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Monster.com - How to Write a Resume

Monster.com offers this informational guide entitled How to Write a Resume. The site provides basic information about writing a resume and making it stand out. It gives pointers on writing a resume objective, what to include in the work history section, and using your resume to highlight your job skills and educational background.

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