At Middlesex Community College, we want to see every individual be successful and achieve his or her goals. Many students – both new and returning – need some additional support in various academic and personal areas. The videos below provide “how to” information on being a successful student, practicing sound financial behaviors, writing a resume and interviewing well, and using social media. New videos will be added over time. We encourage you to watch the videos as you need them and learn some tips that will help you strive for success.

Academic Success

Avoid the Procrastination Trap (3 mins.)

Effective Internet Search: Basic Tools and Advanced Strategies (22 mins.)


Form an In-Class Network (3 mins.)

Goal Setting and Action Planning (28 mins.)


Learn Math by Doing Math (4 mins.)

Listening Essentials (22 mins.)


Notetaking (9 mins.)


Plagiarism 2.0: Information Ethics in the Digital Age (19 mins.)


Reading Essentials (20 mins.)


Speaking Essentials (24 mins.)


Study Tips (2 mins.)

Time Management (18 mins.)


Writing Essentials (24 mins.)


Personal Finance

Budgeting and Financial Decision-Making (38 mins.)


Cash, Credit, and Your Future (23 mins.)


Managing your Money (23 mins.)


Resume-Writing and Interviewing

Common Mistakes People Make in Interviews (27 mins.)


Interviewing Strategies (29 mins.)


Job Interviews: No Surprises–Job Interview Success Series (12 mins.)


Resumes and Job Applications (20 mins.)


Resume Preparation (27 mins.)


Skills for Answering Questions: Job Interview Success Series (16 mins.)


What Employers Want: Skills and Attitudes (29 mins.)


Social Media

How to Make LinkedIn Work for You (7 mins.)


Think b4 u Post: Your Reputation and Privacy on Social Networking Sites (22 mins.)