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Study Skills

No matter what your grades are, everyone needs some guidance to find success in the classroom. Here are some resources to help you develop the best study habits and skills you’ll need to get your degree:

What are Office Hours? – by Andrew Ishak

Time Management: TCU Video Project Series

Focus 2 Self-Assessment

Many people struggle with choosing an academic major during school, or job industry after graduation, but choosing a path is important when choosing your classes, internships and other career opportunities.

Focus 2 combines self-assessment, career and major exploration, decision-making and planning in one place. By matching your assessment results to career options and majors/programs for your consideration, FOCUS 2 guides you through a career and education decision-making model to help you make informed career decisions and take action in planning your future.

To use this free service, register to create an account with the access code collegefund. From there, you can take each test- personality, interests, values, and skills- to build your academic and career planning profile. Print your profile to share with an academic or career counselor or mentor to discuss your career plan or transition to a new profession.

Money Management

It is also important to understand budgeting, credit, and debt management – to help you to make responsible decisions in school, and prepare for your financial life after school. Learn about the following topics in related posts — your financial future depends on it.

Student Ambassador Program

The American Indian College Fund Ambassador Program was established in 2015 to strengthen students’ and alumni personal and professional skills and to represent the College Fund.

Our Blogs

American Indian College Fund Scholarship Season Begins February 1

American Indian College Fund Scholarship Season Begins February 1

The American Indian College Fund’s (College Fund) scholarship season opens on February 1. Hundreds of scholarships are available for all areas of study under the Full Circle Scholarship Program, and students attending tribal colleges and universities can receive additional scholarship support with the program.

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National Day of Racial Healing

National Day of Racial Healing

The National Day of Racial Healing in January helps citizens acknowledge how racism has harmed people and communities to enable collective healing in order to build a more equitable nation. Here at the American Indian College Fund, we believe one key aspect of racial healing is creating greater visibility and representation of Native people.

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Grandma Ruth

Grandma Ruth

Join us in celebrating another post in the Elder Story Series brought to you by the American Indian College Fund. Storyteller Savanah Smith of Fort Peck Community College shares stories of her Grandma Ruth.

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Flows in from the Stars

Flows in from the Stars

Join us for a new post from the Elder Story Series brought to you by the American Indian College Fund. Flows in from the Stars by Gerry Himmelreich.

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Living Generously – How Values Guide Us

Living Generously – How Values Guide Us

On behalf of our students, tribal colleges and universities, I would like to thank you for your support throughout the past year and in the coming year ahead, especially now, when the act of giving is as important as the gift itself.  

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