Academic Success Toolbox

We offer this toolbox of documents and links to help you improve your academic skills. We encourage the use of advisors, tutors, and instructors to help you use these tools.

Time Management

Study Skills Assessments

  • Index of Learning Styles Questionnaire — Free online assessment of your learning style with study skill strategies based on your personal learning style.
  • StrengthsQuest — Assess your top five innate talents and use the online resources to develop your academic strengths in college.

Successful Study Strategies

GPA Calculators

  • Calculate Semester GPA — Calculate your semester GPA in order to assess your academic progress.
  • Raising Your GPA — Use this calculator to see what you may need to earn this semester to raise your cumulative GPA goal.

Starfish Resources for Students

  • Starfish – A communication tool to connect you with your instructors and other sources of support at NTC. Learn how NTC is using Starfish to help you reach your goals, how to set up your Starfish Profile, and how to use Starfish.