Personal Guide to Axia College

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Educational ResourcesThere are many resources to use at Axia College, including the University Library, downloading appendixes to an audio device, and the Center for Writing Excellence. The Center for Writing Excellence is the program I find myself using more than the others. This program is located under Tools and Tutorials and checks a paper for any grammar or punctuation mistakes. I find myself putting almost every assignment through this process, and have gotten an outstanding grade every time. The University Library is an easy way to research a topic, which has some helpful search options such as 'peer review' and 'language'. The language feature helps translate information to the right language. Downloading appendixes to an audio device may be helpful for students in a hurry or 'on the go'. For some students it may be easier to download the information into their cell phones and listen to it in the car.

I, personally, would rather read the information; I believe it is easier to understand.

Academic HonestyAcademic Honesty is a huge factor at Axia College, just like any other school. To use someone else's words to write a paper is called plagiarism. Plagiarism is not accepted at Axia College, it is illegal and offensive to the author. When the writer does not give the real writer credit then they are saying the article has their feelings and words. The writer could receive credit by inserting quotation marks on their words and the authors name after the quote. The author must always be known in the resources of a paper when using their information.

Setting and Achieving GoalsGoals are important to have when attending college. Identifying them may be difficult but rewarding in the end. There are different types of goals such as career-oriented, academic, or personal. Prioritizing is helpful...