ERIC Number: ED164676
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
College Achievement Through Self-Help. A Planning and Guidance Manual For Minority Students.
In this manual for minority students in higher education, advice is provided on the following topics: (1) methods of self personality assessment, including lists, questions, and flow charts; (2) suggestions for budgeting study time in an individual schedule; (3) relaxation techniques to combat anxiety; (4) methods of self-management in cases of mild depression; (5) management of interpersonal problems and ways of developing assertiveness; and (6) techniques for making decisions about future careers and graduate study. Numerous scales, checklists and self-evaluation quizzes accompany each topic. A directory of information sources about graduate study and financial aid is included. (WI)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Anxiety, Assertiveness, Career Choice, College Students, Decision Making, Depression (Psychology), Graduate Study, Guides, Higher Education, Interpersonal Relationship, Minority Groups, Self Actualization, Self Evaluation, Self Help Programs, Study Habits
Educational Testing Service, Princeton, New Jersey 08540 ($2.25)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Graduate Record Examinations Board, Princeton, NJ.
Authoring Institution: Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ. Office for Minority Education.