ERIC Number: ED026993
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Publication Date: 1968
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Student's Guide to the Two-Year College.
Richardson, Richard C., Jr.; Blocker, Clyde E.
This guide for the student or prospective student at a 2-year college contains: (1) general information on junior colleges (accreditation, transfer of credits, staff qualifications, student body characteristics, admission standards, objectives of such colleges, costs at different types of college, registration, selection of program, class scheduling, withdrawal, change of program); (2) definition of student objectives (self-knowledge, test scores, high school grades, personal interests, vocational opportunities, choice of major, career objective, transfer possibilities); (3) planning to achieve these objectives (developmental work, transfer programs, selection of a transfer institution, career programs, guide to 4-year colleges and universities, courtship and marriage); (4) use of college resources (extracurricular activities, counseling services, library facilities and use, sources of financial aid, expectations from instructors, placement services, health service, housing possibilities); and (5) use of personal resources (time, class scheduling, effective study habits, preparation for exams, organization of term papers, bibliographical and reading hints). The book is arranged so that the reader may select only those portions that apply to his needs. (HH)
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 07632 ($2.50)
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