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Bakersfield College

Habits of Mind

Welcome to Bakersfield College Habits of Mind! 

Explore information about Habits of Mind at Bakersfield College, as well as resources for students and faculty members.

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The Habits of Mind

Learn about each Habit of Mind, along with tools and resources to help you succeed.


  • Academic Journal
  • Barriers to Succes
  • Outside of the Classroom
  • Pledge to Pass


  • Helpful Links
  • Understanding your Syllabus (not linked)
  • Taking Notes
  • Test Preparation
  • Time Management
  • Videos

Strive for Excellence

  • Academic Honors
  • Grade Tracker
  • Memory Tips
  • Reading Textbooks
  • Study Groups
  • Writing Help
  • Videos

Stay Involved

  • Broaden Your Horizons
  • Campus Groups/Organizations
  • Classroom Participation
  • First day activity sheet (removed)
  • Videos


  • Renegade Talks
  • Videos

Be Focused

  • Choose a Major
  • Helpful Links
  • Videos

Learn for Life

  • Career Services
  • Learn About the World
  • Learn How you Learn
  • Levan Center
  • Levan Institute
  • Math for Life
  • Metaconginition
  • Transfer Services
  • Videos

Emphasize Integrity

  • Academic Honesty & Plagiarism
  • Student Code of Conduct
  • Videos

Further Resources

Study Skills

  • Time Management
  • Taking Notes
  • Reading Texbooks
  • Taking Tests
  • Memory
  • Vocabulary

Faculty/Staff Tools

  • General Tools
  • FCDC Resources
  • How to get Involved
  • Theory
  • Strategy Map
  • Background
  • Goals
  • Plans