Focus On College Success

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/4/2008
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Success in college requires more than just intellect. Motivation, focus, and discipline are key. And one book shows you how to use that key to drive your personal success in college--and well beyond. Research-based and highly motivational, FOCUS ON COLLEGE SUCCESS thoroughly engages you with direct applications and immediate results. While college success tactics may seem like common sense, many are not. Written by a leader in the field of motivation and focus, the text covers topics, tools, and techniques THAT WILL DELIVER RESULTS. By learning these skills early on, you can avoid many of the pitfalls into which so many students stumble. All of the book's exercises and activities were specifically designed to help you learn more about yourself and to help you focus on what you need to do to succeed. Going well beyond college, these lessons will help you in your career and personal life too. Tools help you chart your progress through the text. Did you know that your odds of completing college successfully go up after you take the college success course? That makes FOCUS ON COLLEGE SUCCESS a no-brainer.

Table of Contents

Building Dreams, Setting Goals
Learning About Learning
Making Use of Resources: Finances, Technology, and Campus Support
Managing Your Time and Energy
Thinking Critically and Creatively
Engaging, Listening, and Taking Notes In Class
Developing Your Memory
Reading and Studying
Taking Tests
Writing and Speaking
Building Relationships, Valuing Diversity
Choosing A College Major and Career
Working Toward Wellness
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