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Keys to College Success Compact sets the standard for connecting academic success to success beyond school, showing students how to apply strategies within college, career, and life. Offers Keys tried-and-true emphasis on thinking skills and problem-solving, re-imagined with two goals in mind: One, a risk and reward framework that reflects the demands today's students face, and two, a focus on student experience specific to 1 credit or blended/online with a more extensive research base and increased metacognition.
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Start strong. Finish stronger.www.MyStudentSuccessLab.comwww.pearsoncourseconnect.comAbout the Author:
Carol Carter has spent her entire career in the business world, where she has a track record of success in corporate America, entrepreneurship, and non-profit. Her student success work is driven by firsthand knowledge of what employers expect and demand from today's graduates. As President of LifeBound, an academic and career coaching company, she drives the company's goal to help middle school and high school students become competitive in today's world, and she teaches study, interpersonal, and career skills to students as well as training and certifying adults in academic coaching skills. Carol speaks on educational topics nationally and internationally and is an expert blogger for the Huffington Post under "Impact," "College," and "Business." Carol is a co-author on many books for Pearson including the "Keys to Success" series as well as "Keys to Business Communication" and the Career Tool Kit. She has also published a series of books for K-12 students through LifeBound, including "Dollars and Sense: How To Be Smart About Money" and "Majoring In the Rest of Your Life: Career Secrets for College Students." Sarah Kravits teaches student success at Montclair State University and has been studying and writing about student success for over 15 years. She is a co-author on the Keys to Success series, including "Keys to College Success, Keys to Community College Success, Keys to Success, Keys to Effective Learning, Keys to Online Learning, "and" Keys to Success Quick." Sarah has given workshops and trainings on student success topics such as critical thinking, risk and reward, and time management at schools all over the country.
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