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This is the 5th edition with a publication date of 1/1/2008.
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This updated 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, conversationally written, and student-tested, the book provides learners with a variety of solutions to almost any problem faced in the first year of college and beyond.Chapter-opening vignettesinspired by students across America contain advice from professionals in "the world of work" such as managers from General Motors, Wal-Mart, Disney, Marriott, Bank One, and Waddell and Reed. These vignettes enable readers to see strategies and success in action and in real life. Chapter topics discuss change, managing time and money, building active reading and comprehension skills, learning styles, empowering memory, critical and creative thinking skills, and much more.For anyone embarking on a college education, or interested in bettering themselves through the "self-help" genre.
Table of Contents
|Discovering Your Potential|
|Adjusting to the Culture of College, Setting Your Goals, and Developing Your Academic Passion|
|Managing Your College Resources, Your Money, and Your Debts|
|Planning Your Time and Reducing Stress|
|Building Your Reading and Comprehension Skills|
|Using Your Dominant Intelligence, Learning Style, and Personality Type to Become An Active Learner|
|Cultivating Your Listening Skills and Developing Note Taking Systems that Work for You|
|Empowering Your Memory and Creating Your Study Plans|
|Developing Successful Test Taking Tactics that Work for You|
|Expanding Your Aptitude for Critical Thinking and Problem Solving|
|Connecting with Careers, Cultures, and Character|
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