Student Accessibility Services JAnuary 2019 Newsletter


Welcome to SAS's newsletter! Scroll on through for updates, information, and tips to improve your grades.


1. Go through every class syllabus and add all due dates and exam dates into your calendar.

2. Count back 5 -7 days from each due date or exam date. Make a note in your calendar to begin working on that assignment or studying for that exam.


Our new office walls are pretty bare and we'd like to turn them into a student art gallery.

Are you an artist? Would you be willing to donate some work for our walls? We could even fund your piece!

Email Amy for more information (afaust@fandm.edu).

Through the Blue Door

Workshops for Academic Success

Join Amy Faust for these 9 great workshops, including 3 Blue Door Sessions- a time to come and get help with anything academic.

(registration not required)

Here's some cool stuff you should know about.

note-taking & note organization apps

  • combine handwriting, photos, typing, and sketching
  • option to record and replay audio (linked to your notes)
  • annotate PDFs
  • organization features
iTunes Rating: 4.0 (out of 5)
  • links audio & notes (typed or handwritten)
  • indexes audio for easy playback
  • tap notes to hear audio playback
  • text and drawings highlight during playback
iTunes Rating: 4.4 (out of 5)
  • create notes, notebooks and notebook stacks
  • search feature allows you to search for specific notes
  • includes reminders and to-do lists
  • mobile and desktop version (synced)
  • can integrate email and web-based content
  • share feature
  • add photos and attachments
  • records audio
Free (for Basic version, Upgrades available)
iTunes Rating: 4.1 (out of 5)
  • mimics a real notebook
  • color-coding feature
  • easy to move notes around within a notebook
  • tag feature including to-do, important, question, idea, etc.
  • web-link automatically included when copying/pasting from website
  • can insert text, link, pictures
  • mobile and desktop version (synced)
free download
iTunes Rating: 4.7 (out of 5)

Need to reduce stress?

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JOB OPPortunities!

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