9780205604968

College Success Simplified

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205604968

  • ISBN10:

    020560496X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

From time management to managing money,College Success Simplified 2/e, is a concise introduction to the study and life skills students need to master to be successful in college.Coverage of the key study skills (note taking, time management, etc) and life skills (diversity, managing finances, personal health) that are critical to college success.College freshman.

Table of Contents

Creating Success in College
In the Beginning... The Stress of a New Situation
Quick and Simple Time Management Techniques
Creating a Positive Attitude
First Week Survival
Getting Ready Preparation for the First Day of Class
The First Day of Class Tips for a Successful Day
The Second and Third Day of Class
Problem Solving the Unexpected
End of the First Week Checklist
Ongoing Survival
Nonstop Practice
Remembering What You Already Know
Remembering What you Learn
Communicating with Your Instructors
Building Relationships With Your Instructors
Communicatin in the Classroom
Bringing Up Your Grade
Getting Help Finding Tutors
Using the Library and Internet
Using Computers
Confidence Building and Goal Setting
Steps to Increased Self-Confidence
Positive Self-Affirmations-What to Say When You Talk to Yourself
Goal Setting Another Part of Success
Short and Long Term Goals
Measuring Goals Using Time Limits
Rewarding Yourself
Minimizing and Managing Stress
Managing Stress the Benefits of Exercise
Sleeping and Taking Naps
Tips for Worriers
Taking Time for You
Multi-Sensory Learning You're More Than Your I.Q. Scores
Learning Styles Inventory
Characteristics of Visual, Auditory, and Kinesthetic Modes
Using Multi-Sensory Learning
Developing Your Style Combining V, A, and K Modes
Additional Strategies
The Skills
Getting Control of Your Time and Life
Managing Your Time Why It's Important
Making Your Time Count Determining Your Needs
Setting Up a Schedule How to Follow it!
The Weekly Schedule and Daily List
Procrastination Dealing with Deadlines
Prioritizing The Balancing Act
Identifying Priorities Exercise
Developing Concentration
Tips and Tricks for Developing Your Concentration
Eliminating Internal and External Distractions
Getting Assistance From the People in Your Life
Helping Others While You Help Yourself
How Memory Works
Short and Long Term Memory
Tips and Tricks Doing What the Experts Do
Using Your Whole Brain
Hierarchies, Mind Maps, and Creating Pictures
Developing Your Photographic Memory
Tricking the Subconscious Mind
Active Listening and Note Taking
Active Listening A Great Beginning
Preparation for Excellent Note Taking
Taking Notes
Establishing Your Consistent System
Short Cuts for Stressful Times
The Cornell Notetaking System
The Leonard Notetaking System
Textbooks Reading, Highlighting, and Notetaking
Reading Textbooks
SQ3 R. Highlighting and Marketing Textbooks
Taking Notes from Textbooks
Writing Effectively
Getting Started Prewriting Techniques
Freewriting
Clustering or Mindmapping
Combination Clustering/Freewrite
Elements of Effective Writing
Beginning/Introduction
Middle/Body
End/Conclusion
Writing Research Papers
Preparing and Presenting Oral Reports
Group Presentations
Test Taking
Test Anxiety How We Develop Feelings of Panic
Preparation for Test Taking
Putting Your Skills to Work Succeeding on Exams
Subjective and Objective Exams
Answering True/False Questions
Answering Multiple Choice Questions
Sentence Completion and Fill-ins
Strategies for Taking Essay Exams
Writing the Essay
Life Success Strategies
Preparing for a Career
Identifying Values
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