Ten Skills You Really Need to Succeed in College

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/21/2002
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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This first joint-publishing venture between McGraw-Hill and John Langan's Townsend Press is a guide book to the essential skills necessary for students to make the transition from high school to college.

Table of Contents

1. Looking Inside Yourself

2. Thinking Clearly

3. Reading for Pleasure and Power

4. Managing Your Time

5. Taking Notes in Class

6. Improving Your Memory and Study Power

7. Reading Textbooks and Taking Notes

8. Taking Tests

9. Achieving Basic Goals in Writing

10. Understanding the Writing Process

Final Matters

Essay Writing in a Nutshell

Research in a Nutshell

A Brief Note on Fitness

A Skill for Living Well: Kindness

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