Cornerstone: Building on Your Best, Concise Edition

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-01-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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This book offers one of the most complete, concrete student success programs in the country, with suggestions and strategies for academic success and personal improvementincluding 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

An Invitation to Building on Your Best
Change: Dealing with Change, Setting Goals, and Getting Motivated
Persist: Things You Need to Know About College, 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
Relate: A Celebration of People, Cultures, and Self
Dream: Preparing for the Rest of Your Life
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