9780615394404

Making College Count : A Real World Look at How to Succeed in and after College

by ; ;
  • ISBN13:

    9780615394404

  • ISBN10:

    061539440X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-09-01
  • Publisher: Partners Pub Group

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $35!
    Your order must be $35 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $16.95 Save up to $15.95
  • Rent Book $4.99
    Add to Cart Free Shipping

    TERM
    PRICE
    DUE
    IN STOCK USUALLY SHIPS IN 24 HOURS.

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The Used and Rental copies of this book are not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Summary

A practical "how to" book for students heading off to college. Making College Count will show them the steps to take for success in and out of the classroom to position themselves for a great job or graduate school admission upon graduation.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Necessary Thanks
So Who is This Guy?
The Rules of the Gamep. 13
Why Are You Going to College?
The Cold Hard Facts
Building Your Future
If You're Not There Yetp. 26
Choosing Your Major
Picking Your School
The Winning Characteristicsp. 48
Career Commonalities
What Your Future Employer is Looking For
What Your Grad School is Looking for
Some Basicsp. 71
Work Versus Play
Paying Your Dues
Setting Some Goals
Managing Your Time
Surviving Year One
Getting the Gradesp. 97
How Good Do Your Grades Have To Be?
Understanding Professors
Class Selection Strategy
Listening Up
Notes-notes and Other Study Secrets
Power Studying: When To Do It
Power Studying: Where To Do It
Taking Tests
Final Week(s)
The Winning Edge: Extracurricularsp. 165
Making Your Mark
Clubs and Honoraries
Organized Sports
Personal Fitness
Expanding Your World
Working Toward Successp. 196
Jobs During College
Summer Jobs
Internships
Putting It All Togetherp. 215
How Long It Should Take
A Simplified Look at What It Takes
Your Semester-by-Semester Guide
Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.

Rewards Program

Write a Review