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Choosing Success in Community College and Beyond meets the needs of occupational students at two-year institutions. By incorporating a decision-making focus into every chapter, it emphasizes accountability and conveys to students how important they are in their own success. Students do not merely become successful, but rather they choose to be successful.

Choice starts with the decision to acquire a secondary education, and from then on everything students do is based on their decision-making skills. The more they practice good decision-making, the more control they have over their successes and failures. This book is unique in that it provides students with a process for decision-making as well as numerous opportunities to think through the choices and decisions they face as a college student - and beyond.

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Rhonda Holt Atkinson is originally from Arkansas. She taught first-year students at Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge for 20 years, at Central Missouri State University (CMSU) for about 7 years, and is now a professor of education at Valencia Community College in Orlando, Florida. In addition to this textbook, she has written many other college textbooks in reading and study skills with Debbie Guice Longman and worked on a variety of other writing projects, such as workplace learning in industrial construction trades, ESL health curricula for low-literate adults, after-school programs on museums in Louisiana for middle school students, and curriculum evaluation projects for the U.S. Army and Northrop Grumman.

Debbie Guice Longman hails from Louisiana. She taught first-year students at Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge for about 10 years, where she met Rhonda Holt Atkinson. She is currently a professor at Southeastern Louisiana
University in Hammond, Louisiana, about 45 miles from New Orleans, where she has taught for almost 20 years. In addition to this textbook, she and Rhonda Atkinson have co-authored many other college textbooks in reading and study skills and consulted on a variety of other projects, including high school and university curricula, workplace learning in industrial construction trades, and career school in- services. Dr. Longman is a certified Quality Matters (QM) Master Trainer.

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