A Guide for Using Tutor.com

Achieving success in your classes can take a lot of hard work, but Academic Support Resources is here to assist you! We provide many resources to help make the learning process go more smoothly, including Tutor.com, a service built into select Penn State World Campus courses to assist students in writing, math, and other subjects.…

Writing Tips: Research Papers

This material was written by Megan Fung, Tutoring Coordinator, Academic and Enrollment Support Services at Penn State World Campus, and derived from materials created for the Smart Track to Success course. Research papers can be intimidating for many college students. That’s understandable. Writing a research paper takes some work (often, quite a bit), and may…

Meet Kasey Altman, a Student on a Global Journey

This is the first in an ongoing series from Kasey Altman, a Penn State World Campus student currently embarking on an impressive — and challenging — adventure. She hopes to experience as many sights, cultures, and traditions as possible around the world. Along the way, she is relying on technology and creative strategies to keep…

Meet the Penn State World Campus Student Advisory Board

If you’ve been looking for a way to get more connected with Penn State World Campus and your fellow students, consider applying for the Student Advisory Board. The vision of the advisory board is to enhance the Penn State World Campus experience for fellow students through student advocacy, collaborative partnerships with staff and faculty, and…

Writing Tips: Preparing an Effective Discussion Post

This material was written by Megan Fung, Tutoring Coordinator, Academic and Enrollment Support Services at Penn State World Campus, and derived from materials created for the Smart Track to Success course. Discussion posts are a staple of online courses. This important element of the course structure provides a venue where class members can exchange ideas,…