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YouTube video of Rackham financial advice

Intro to financial aid and scholarships for U-M students. Covers common types of expenses & funding, characteristics of graduate school funding, finding information about funding, understanding the terms of an award, info about the Rackham Fellowships Office, and more.

Sweetland Writing Guides

These guides cover a wide range of writing techniques such as understanding an assignment, incorporating quotations, abstracts, checking citations, and presenting results from experiments in reports. The guides typically contain a brief overview of the concept in question, and a set of explanations and examples.

Resume Feedback

On-demand feedback is provided via VMOCK and Targeted Resume so you can continually update and improve your resume whenever you may need it. Students can use this site to ensure that their resume is tailored to each job description; the feedback process lasts less than 30 seconds.

Self-Love for Activists Workbook

Designed to support student activists with the tools and skills that they need to develop their work as activists, views, and attitudes towards wellness-promoting behaviors, this workbook consists of information sheets, worksheets, and resource guides that students can work through individually or in a group setting.

University Career Alumni Network (UCAN)

The Career Center provides students with access to the University Career Alumni Network (UCAN). Current students can connect with U-M alumni and other professionals who have volunteered to have career-related conversations. Students can simply sign in, search for alumni who share their interests, and find a time to talk.

University of Minnesota’s Well-Being Screening Tool

The University of Minnesota has developed “Taking Charge of Your Well-Being”, a short, interactive quiz that consists of 13 questions. Users respond to a series of questions that address the main aspects of well-being and receive a customized set of tips based on their answers.

Vertex 42

Vertex 42 offers a range of free spreadsheet templates, calculators, and calendars, many of which focus on budgeting, education, and financial calculations. Students and other U-M community members can use these templates to help them reflect, track progress, and make improvements.

Resume Resources

UCC offers a range of sample and template resumes, as well as information about the purpose of a resume, formatting a resume, improving a resume, and optimizing a resume for ATS.

We’re Not Really Strangers

“We’re Not Really Strangers” sells a range of question-based games and activities that allow users to strengthen various relationships. The website offers free quizzes, downloads, and other tools that people can use to learn more about themselves and their relationships.

Wellness Coaching Self-Awareness Worksheet

This worksheet provides a framework to help students identify triggers for behaviors or thought patterns that they wish to change, the thoughts, feelings and behaviors associated with those triggers, and the positive and negative outcomes that result from them. Invite students to reflect on a situation that they find difficult or challenging.