The Adult Student's Guide to Survival & Success

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9780944227121: The Adult Student's Guide to Survival & Success

Provides everything you need to know about how to study at home, gain family support, increase your self-confidence, work on team projects, write papers, get excellent grades, thrive under pressure, and manage career change. Softcover. DLC: College student orientation--U.S.

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Al Siebert, PhD, is the author of award-winning The Resiliency Advantage and The Survivor Personality and the coauthor of Student Success: How to Succeed in College and Still Have Time for Your Friends. He has taught adult education classes and management psychology for more than 30 years at Portland State University. He lives in Portland, Oregon. Mary Karr, MS, formerly taught communications at Portland State University and was an adjunct professor at Marylhurst University who created and taught the first online credit course on listening in the nation. She lives in Fairview, Oregon.

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Now in an updated and expanded third edition, The Adult Student's Guide To Survival & Success is a veritable "how-to" manual teaching the reader how to overcome the fears inherent in returning to school after years of absence, get financial aid, gain family support, increase self-confidence, balance the demands of work and school, and earn good grades. There are chapters dedicated to helping the adult student overcome fears and concerns, enrolling, financial support, getting acquainted with the campus, succeeding in the college environment, the best ways to study, getting high grades on tests, writing papers, gaining family support, balancing the demands of work and school, influences instructors , salvaging poor grades, handling pressure, thriving in a world of constant change, celebrating diversity, career choices and changes, and internet resources for the adult student. Al Siebert is also the author of The Survivor Personality: Why Some People Are Stronger, Smarter, And More Skillful At Handling Life's Difficulties -- And How You Can Be, Too (Berkley/Perigee Books, 0-399-52230-1 $12. 00 1-800-788-6262). The Adult Student's Guide To Survival & Success is practical, comprehensive, easy-to-read, "student friendly", and essential reading for any adult contemplating a college education -- or who has already enrolled! -- Midwest Book Review

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