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If students don’t know the “unwritten rules” for college success – how might it impact them? This book meets students where they are and helps them develop a plan to handle any situation.
The College Experience recognizes Student Success is determined by motivation, preparation, knowledge, persistence, and relationships, the outcome largely measured by performance in other courses from the first term throughout the college career. Students are often not prepared for the social and cultural challenges such as meeting expectations, managing pressures on time, and navigating financial issues. Many of the standards for college success are indeed those “unwritten rules” that require an experienced perspective to anticipate, understand, and overcome. This text covers the topics students need to make the transition into a university culture, become active learners, and make intelligent choices. Course materials are realistic and supportive. They resonate with diverse student backgrounds, including first-generation college students, students of color, returning adults, and others. Once students know the “rules” - written and unwritten – they can adapt their plan for a more successful college experience.
0321947762 / 9780321947765 College Experience, The, Books a la Carte Edition Plus NEW MyStudentSuccessLab Update -- Access Card Package, 1/e
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Table of Contents
Introduction for Faculty
Introduction for Students
Chapter 1: College Culture and the Campus
Chapter 2: Goal Setting, Motivation, and Learning Styles
Chapter 3: Relationships and Diversity
Chapter 4: Time and Money
Chapter 5: Stress and Health Choices
Chapter 6: Learning, Memory, and Thinking
Chapter 7: Reading
Chapter 8: Listening and Note-Taking
Chapter 9: Writing, Presenting, and Information Literacy
Chapter 10: Studying and Taking Tests
Chapter 11: Planning for Your Degree
Chapter 12: Planning for a Career and a Life
Format: Alternate Binding
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