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Provides clear-cut, no-nonsense discussions that describe what college students need to know to get the most out of a college education. Readers of How To Succeed in College will gain practical advice about grades, syllabi, courses, and graduation requirements in the context of acquiring a solid education. The book encourages careful consideration of the time, energy, and money invested in a college edcation and thus provides practical advice on setting goals and how to go about achieving them. The first part of the book is focused on getting oriented academically focusing on adjusting to college work, learning how to manage time, and information on how to work with professors. Part Two provides tools for developing confidence and competence in reading, taking tests, and improving study skills. Part Three offers advice about choosing a major and planning an organized course of study. Throughout the book includes activities designed to actively engage the reader including TAKING STOCK sections, which invite self-assessment, USING YOUR IMAGINATION sections which encourage speculative thinking, and EXERCISES which provide opportunities to implement what has been learned. New college students of every age and background; course is found in various departments including student and academic services, freshman orientation, and other academic disciplines.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 1996. Paperback. Condition: New. 1. Seller Inventory # DADAX0205175260
Book Description Prentice Hall, 1996. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0205175260
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