College Success Simplified

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-01-01
  • Publisher: Longman
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From time management to managing money,College Success Simplifiedis a concise introduction to the study and life skills students need to master to be successful in college.Coverage of the key study skills (note taking, time management, etc) and life skills (diversity, managing finances, personal health) that are critical to college success.College freshman.

Table of Contents

Creating Success in College
In the Beginning
The Stress of a New Situation
Quick and Simple Time Management Techniques
Creating a Positive Attitude
First Week Survival
Getting Ready-Preparation for the First Day of Class
The First Day of Class-Tips for a Successful Day
The Second and Third Day of Class
Problem Solving the Unexpected
End of the First Week Checklist
Ongoing Survival
Nonstop Practice
Remembering What You Already Know
Remembering What you Learn
Communicating with Your Instructors
Building Relationships With Your Instructors
Communicatin in the Classroom
Bringing Up Your Grade
Getting Help-Finding Tutors
Using the Library and Internet
Using Computers
Confidence Building and Goal Setting
Steps to Increased Self-Confidence
Positive Self-Affirmations-What to Say When You Talk to Yourself
Goal Setting-Another Part of Success
Short and Long Term Goals
Measuring Goals-Using Time Limits
Rewarding Yourself
Minimizing and Managing Stress
Managing Stress the Benefits of Exercise
Sleeping and Taking Naps
Tips for Worriers
Taking Time for You
Multi-Sensory Learning You're More Than Your I.Q. Scores
Learning Styles Inventory
Characteristics of Visual, Auditory, and Kinesthetic Modes
Using Multi-Sensory Learning
Developing Your Style-Combining V, A, and K Modes
Additional Strategies
The Skills
Getting Control of Your Time and Life
Managing Your Time-Why It's Important
Making Your Time Count-Determining Your Needs
Setting Up a Schedule-How to Follow it! The Weekly Schedule and Daily List
Procrastination-Dealing with Deadlines
Prioritizing-The Balancing Act
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