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Your skills are essential to your personal, professional and academic growth throughout university and beyond. Use this tool to find out if you’re on track to succeed at university based on your skills and habits. The Learning Skills Inventory is based on key academic skills assessments used at post-secondary institutions across the country. The SSC academic skills team refers to these skills in their one-on-one coaching with students and skills development programming.
Academic skills programs are here to support your development in key areas, such as reading, writing and studying. Our services are for anyone who wants to become more efficient and effective. Whether you’re experiencing challenges or getting straight A’s, we’re here for you! Using research and best practices, we help students who want to improve their academic skills.
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SSC Academic Skills supports student success at McMaster by developing and facilitating a range of skills-based programming and academic services that complement course-specific knowledge. Our aim is to help students develop transferable skills and leverage existing strengths to achieve their academic goals.
Explore more tips on the McMaster University Library’s Research Guides database (LibGuides), listed under “Academic Skills (Student Success Centre).
Free resources including Writing and Teaching Writing, Research, Grammar and Mechanics, Style Guides, ESL (English as a Second Language), and Job Search and Professional Writing.