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Student Resources

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Student Support offers free tutoring services in most subject areas, including Math, English and Writing, Nursing, Science, Business, Social Sciences, Languages and Study Skills.

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Smarthinking is a free online tutoring service that is available to all Cardinal Stritch University students. Students can connect and interact with a live tutor, submit their writing, or submit a question and receive a reply from a tutor. In some subjects, tutoring is available up to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Online Writing Lab

The OWL is one of many tutorial services offered to all Cardinal Stritch University students through Academic Support. Students can use The OWL to submit drafts of college writing assignments for any subject electronically.

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English Language Learner (ELL) support

Adjusting to college classes conducted in English and developing university-level academic skills in English can be a challenge. Make an appointment with our ELL Specialist to receive personal tutoring in:

  • Listening and taking notes during lectures
  • Standard English grammar and punctuation
  • Pronunciation and understanding native English speakers’ pronunciation
  • Academic writing in English
  • Academic discussion skills
  • Any other English-related issues you may be having!

We will also be offering group workshops and conversation clubs throughout the semester. 

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Academic coaching

Need some tips on how to handle tests? Is Canvas confusing? Having trouble organizing all your assignments? Do you wonder where all your time for studying went? We can help! Make an appointment for Academic Coaching and get assistance from professional staff in Academic Support!

Academic Coaching is personalized student support for students seeking assistance. Academic Coaches can help with:

  • Organization and time management
  • Understanding your syllabus
  • Navigating Canvas
  • Note taking and study skills
  • Goal setting
  • Test Anxiety
  • Presentation tips and tricks
  • Academic and social life balance

Academic Coaching offers strategies and support for your academic success. Please note that Academic Coaches are not Academic Advisors. Conversations with advisors focus on planning curriculum and meeting requirements for graduation, while Academic Coaching allows space for everything in between, focusing on the areas listed above.

All students are allowed up to two hours of Academic Coaching a week, separate from tutoring time. Most appointments are 30 minutes or one hour. 

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