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This is the 2nd edition with a publication date of 1/1/2009.
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This book provides basic information and encouragement for the first-time community college student and the non-traditional studentit shows that attending college and balancing work with family can be accomplished. It covers a range of topics, examines reasons for attending college, teaches study techniques, and explores life after community college. Each chapter discusses a major "college survival" topic and provides a wealth of information for anyone who has stepped onto campus for the first time. This new edition streamlines the chapters and presents topics as they naturally unfold during the first semester in college. The very important issue of time management is integrated throughout the book so that students can discover different ways of staying on task.
Table of Contents
|Who Are You and What Do You Know?|
|Understanding College Culture and Your Campus|
|Stress and Time Management|
|In the Classroom|
|Listening and Taking Notes Effectively|
|College Reading Skills|
|Study Skills and Test-Taking Strategies|
|Critical Thinking and Information Literacy|
|Beyond the Classroom|
|Setting New Educational and Financial Goals|
|Preparing for Life After a Community College|
|Resources on Learning Styles|
|Taking an Online Course|
|Glossary of Terms|
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