NPP Academic Success

Are you a good candidate for online learning?
Student Quiz

Academic Forms

Academic Success Plan
Weekly Schedule Template
Request Registration Change Form *
Change of Major Form

Academic Success Tools

Log-in to Smarthinking (Online Writing Center and Tutoring Services)
Smarthinking Handout
Smarthinking Videos
ESL Writing Help in Smarthinking

Library Resources Demonstration Video
NU Online Instructors | Contact & Expectations
How to Start Your Semester/School Year Right – College Info Geek
Study Less Study Smart – College Info Geek (6 minute version)
Microsoft Software (use student NU log-in to download for free)

Writing Helps & More

APA Style Writing Guide
MLA Style Writing Guide
Writing Handouts (From Brainstorming, Outlines, to Paragraph Development)
Materials for First Year Writers
The Khan Academy: Math Tutorials


The 5 Best Note Taking Methods – You TubeCollege Info Geek
Cornell Note Taking – You Tube
University of Maine on Cornell Note Taking

Active Reading

5 Active Reading Strategies for Textbook AssignmentsCollege Info Geek
How to Read Your Textbooks More EfficientlyCollege Info Geek

Time & Self Management

How to Start Your Semester/School Year RightCollege Info Geek
Study Less Study SmartCollege Info Geek (6 minute version)
Study Less Study SmartMary Lobdell (One Hour Version)
University of Maine on Time Management
A 4-Step Process for Starting Every Day Productively
College Info Geek
How to Get to Bed on Time and Stop Losing SleepCollege Info Geek
How Much Sleep Do You Actually Need?
5 Ways to Build Focus and Concentration
College Info Geek
University of Maine on Concentration on Dealing with Stress
University of Maine on Test Anxiety