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Make College Work for You Plus NEW MyLab Student Success Update -- Access Card Package

By Susan Berry Brill de Ramirez

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Apr 2, 2014


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For First Year Experience, Student Success, Introduction to College courses, as well as a companion to ‘Intro’ courses such as English, Composition, Speech Communications, and Business.


This book takes a human resource development approach to college success to guide students to take charge of their education and perform at the highest of levels.


Make College Work for You challenges students to become strategic, self-disciplined learners who develop college success and behavioral skills through effective communication and clear reasoning that reinforce ongoing growth toward well situated careers and lives. MyStudentSuccessLab ( helps students to 'Start strong, Finish stronger' by acquiring the skills they need to succeed for ongoing personal and professional development.


Teaching & Learning Experience: Strategic, Self-disciplined Learning

Make College Work for You is a guidebook, a roadmap, a primer to help college students learn how to develop and practice the skill sets and discipline needed for success in class, extracurricular activities, and jobs. This program provides:

· Personalized Learning with MyStudentSuccessLab: Whether face-to-face or online, MyStudentSuccessLab helps students build the skills they need through peer-led video interviews, interactive practice exercises, and activities that provide academic, life, and professionalism skills.

· Academic Excellence: Practice and achieve excellence in academic learning, through grit, in-class performance, effective study habits, and intential selection of programs and courses.

· Skill Set Development: Learn and hone marketable abilities: communication skills, critical and creative thinking, teamwork and leadership, networking and mentoring, and wellness management.

· Experiential Learning: Discover and build crucial skills and character development through hands-on volunteerism, apprenticeship, and leadership roles on campus and in the larger community.


Note: This is the standalone book, if you want the book/access code order the ISBN below:


0321952286 / 9780321952288 Make College Work for You Plus NEW MyStudentSuccessLab 2013 Update -- Access Card Package

Package consists of

0321908937 / 9780321908933 Make College Work for You

0321943252 / 9780321943255 NEW MyStudentSuccessLab 2013 Update -- Valuepack Access Card

Table of Contents

Chapter One: Daily Habits for Success: Fitness and Wellness

Chapter Two: Class Performance for Success: Preparation and Participation

Chapter Three: Academic Skills for Success: Getting the GPA You Want

Chapter Four: Strategic Credentialing for Success: Majors, Minors, Skill Sets

Chapter Five: Communication Skills for Success: Oral, Written, Digital

Chapter Six: Campus Activity for Success: Clubs, The Arts, Athletics

Chapter Seven: Off-Campus Endeavors for Success: Internships, Jobs, Volunteerism

Chapter Eight: Networking and Mentoring for Success: Teamwork, Leadership, Strategic Relationships