9780131958258

Cornerstone: Building on Your Best for Career Success: with Video Cases on CD-ROM

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131958258

  • ISBN10:

    0131958259

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover w/CD
  • Copyright: 1/1/2006
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

This guide book offers one of the most complete, concrete student success programs in the country, with suggestions and strategies for academic success and personal improvement-including goals, change, and career/life planning. Visually stunning, and conversationally written, the book provides readers with a variety of solutions to almost any problem faced in the first year of college and beyond. Chapter topics include preparing for and dealing with change; motivation, goal setting and self-esteem; things you need to know about college, but may never ask; managing your time and money wisely; the art of active listening; empowering your memory; critical and creative thinking skills; practical steps for writing and speaking; and a plan for wellness, stress reduction and personal responsibility. For anyone preparing and planning to succeed in life.

Table of Contents

Change: Dealing with Change, Setting Goals, and Getting Motivated
Persist: Things You Need to Know about Succeeding, but May Never Ask
Prioritize: Managing Your Time and Money
Read: Building Active Reading and Comprehension Skills
Learn: Multiple Intelligences, Learning Styles and Personality Typing
Record: The Art of Active Listening and Note Taking
Remember: Empowering Your Memory
Assess: Strategies for Test Taking
Think: Critical and Creative Thinking Skills
Prosper: Preparing for Success in the World of Word... and Beyond
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